Posts by Alex Goodwin


OCMC News – Support a Mission Priest this October

In the remote region of Turkana, Kenya, Fr. Zechariah shepherds the Church faithfully. He is one of the few priests that serve the Turkana region, and…

Oct 17, 2016

OCMC News – A Story to Make Your Day…

Earlier this year, His Grace Bishop Neofitos of Nyeri and Mount Kenya visited St. Katherine’s Greek Orthodox Church in Virginia. He had the opportunity…

Oct 03, 2016

OCMC News – Hydroelectric Power Plant Built by the Albanian Orthodox Church Recently Opens

On August 2, 2016, the Rapuni 3 & 4 Hydro Power Station was opened in Elbasan, Albania. The power station is an initiative led by His Beatitude Archbishop…

Aug 30, 2016

OCMC News – Answering the Silent Cry: Dr. Bill Black, Missionary Serving in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya is home to more than 3 million people and has a vibrant atmosphere where the Orthodox Church is growing. Located in Nairobi is the Makarios…

Aug 24, 2016

OCMC News – Fr. Maximos from Nigeria Speaks about the Blessing of Orthodox Theological Education

Fr. Maximos is an Orthodox priest in Nigeria who was the recipient of a scholarship granted to him through OCMC. The scholarship allowed him to study theology…

Aug 08, 2016

Excerpt on Missions from the Encyclical of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church

The following is an excerpt on the Orthodox understanding of missions from the Encyclical of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church, recently…

Jul 28, 2016
The Sounding

OCMC News – Memory Eternal to the Servant of God, Taki Kobuzi (1953 – 2016)

On June 20, 2016, the humble servant of God, Demetri (Taki) Kobuzi, reposed in the Lord. He was a man deeply integrated in the Orthodox faith in a quiet…

Jun 30, 2016

OCMC News – New Board Members and a New Strategic Plan at This Year’s Spring OCMC Board Meeting

The Annual Spring Board of Directors Meeting of the Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC) was held May 9th and 10th at the Orthodox Christian Mission…

May 26, 2016

OCMC News – Almost Home: An Update from Missionary to Kenya, Meg Photini Engelbach

Christ is risen! Two years and four months ago I left home to come to Kenya. Now I’m leaving home to go to America. “Home” will be a new experience….

May 05, 2016

OCMC News – Laying a Foundation: 2016 OCMC Mission Team to Mexico

OCMC recently sent its fourth mission team of 2016 to San Esteban, Mexico, to support the faithful by offering simple catechism and the life-giving services…

Apr 27, 2016

OCMC News – Life in Kenya: Teaching, More Teaching, and Some Writing too!

Today is Thursday, so I was up early to make the drive to St. Paul’s University near Limuru before the morning traffic totally clogged Naivasha Road,…

Apr 18, 2016

OCMC News – Planting More Seeds Among the Turkana: The 2016 OCMC Evangelism Team to Kenya

In the face of 100 degree heat, the shade offered by the large tree we approached was welcoming, but would the 90+ people already gathered beneath the…

Apr 15, 2016