News from the Field – Jan/Feb 2023
“When Jacob saw them, he said, “This is the camp of God!” So he named that place Mahanaim.” Proverbs 21:21 Camp Mission 2023 – Delta Force On January 10, twenty people from 3 churches here in the US departed for Brazil for our annual Kids Camp in our headquarters city of Assis. There we teamed up with the entire team of Agents of
Camp for Christmas! Give the gift of hope
Every year, just after Christmas, the children from our various neighborhood outreach ministries join together for the highlight of the year…Kids Camp! Every year our team in Brazil, along with a team from the US, prepares games, lots of good food, music, skits, arts & crafts, and, most importantly, Bible teaching and small group dynamics that bring home the Hope that is found in
Kids Camp Mission 2023
Plans are in the making for our return to Brazil and our annual Kids Camp Mission. When? Tentative dates are set for January 11-19, 2023. Where? Assis, SP – Brazil What? We will be assisting OAW missionaries to conduct an evangelism and discipleship camp for the children from the various neighborhood ministries. Our team will be responsible for games, crafts, drama, and testimonies. Cost?
Missionary Retreat Slideshow Retrospective
This slideshow retrospective kicked off our 2020 Open Arms Missionary Retreat back in January and traces the story of Open Arms in pictures going back to 2006. Hope you all enjoy it as much as we all did. The video begins with the theme of our retreat, “In the footsteps of the Master: People, Purpose, & Passion.” The following text reads, “You, missionary, are
OA Camp 2020 – Praise Report
They shall speak of the might of your awesome deeds, and I will declare your greatness. – Psalm 145:6 On January 7th, a team of 21 left from Dulles Airport bound for Brazil to serve alongside Open Arms missionaries and volunteers at our 5th annual Open Arms Kids Camp. It was really three missions in one. Part 1 was a youth camp for young
3rd Annual Open Arms Camp Report – “I am Free!”
In January we held our 3rd annual camp in our headquarters city of Assis in Brazil… It was a powerful time of exhortation, confession, and forgiveness for so many of these young people.
Open Arms News – 1st Quarter 2017
Open Arms Camp 2017!! With roughly 375 children in attendance, and 120+ volunteers, our 2nd annual Open Arms Camp in Assis, Brazil was the biggest yet! The team from the US was exceptional and God blessed us with almost zero logistical problems, which is extraordinary given all the moving parts. The theme was from 1 John 1 “Amigos em Cristo,” “Friends in Christ.” Teaching
Field Report: Brazil Camp 2016!
“You have turned my mourning into joyful dancing.” Psalm 30:11 In January we held our largest ever camp in our headquarters city of Assis inBrazil. 350 children (5-16 years of age) and 100 volunteers from 7 of our community ministry locations came together for worship, games (many of them in the rain and mud), arts, lots of good food, and a series of messages