AND MISSION PARTNERS
At OPC we strive to be the hands and feet of Jesus through our service to the community and the world. Through our own efforts, and partnership with local and global ministries, we pray that God is glorified and people are blessed. Take a look at our missions below, and pray about how you can partner with us!
Through the donations of our members and the community, our team of volunteers assembles gift bags of comfort items, which we distribute to local hospitals. There, they are given to the mothers of hospitalized children on Mother's Day, as a gift from their child, with a little help from OPC.
Every week, women from our Presbyterian Women organization gather together to knit, crochet, and sew items to be donated to the hospitalized and homeless both locally and in partnered ministries such as Project Linus. Over the years, we have donated thousands of gloves, hats, scarves, baby clothes, and blankets! Check our calendar to find the next group stitching session and come join us!
Finding the Lost Sheep Inc. is a community faith-based non-profit organization We provide spiritual support, street outreach, education & restoration through our holistic Christ-Centered programs and services.
Operating since the early 70s, the CSC now partners with over 3000 local businesses, civic organization, foundations, individulas, and churches to offer free meals, family and emergency assistance, and food to local schools. Every second friday, a group of our volunteers serves meals to the needy at the Ocoee location. Please join us there!
Duvall Home has been providing services to adults with mild to profound disabilities since 1945. Located in DeLand, the ministry provides not only residential care in 16 homes in the area, but also day training to those in need.
West Orange Habitat for Humanity was founded right here at Oakland Presbyterain in 1990!
With a vision of "a world where everyone has a decent place to live," homeowner partners have an opportunity to escape substandard living conditions, owning and building equity in a home in which they can have pride.
The Central Florida Hope Center has locations in both Clermont, FL and Winter Garden, FL. Their programming offers a Food Pantry, Homeless Solutions, Jobs and Care Counseling, and more.
OPC partners with STARS, a local program that seves many needs, to provide funding for backpacks filled with new school supplies for needy students in Orange County.
IDignity was created to help the disadvantaged in Central Florida through the complex steps of getting personal identification. Their mission is to restoree dignity and hope by assisting individuals in gaining legal proof of identity, through collaboration with government agencies, churches, businesses, and community.
Formerly known as Bread of Life, Southeastern Food Bank operates in Ocoee, distributing food to food banks, churches, and other not for profit organizations, from supply partners with excess food that cannot be sold in stores. It serves over 10,000 families in need across the state, distributing to more than 50 local non-profits.
Led by ordained minister Don Stanton, the local prison ministry serves those in prison and those recently released. Through our giving we supply Bible study materials to inmates, along with guidance and education.
Dan and Elizabeth Turk are missionaries of PC(USA) who work with the Church of Jesus Christ in Madagascar.
Dan teaches local pastors how to grow newly introduced fruits and vegetables in the country to aid in preventing malnutrition. The produce is grown at local churches, where parishioners can learn how to grow them. Elisabeth's focus is in the area of community health and HIV/AIDs. She assists local communities in accessing safe drinking water.