Orthodox Youth Mission Team (OYMT) Leaves for ASP Trip to Barbourville, KY

JOHNSTOWN, PA --- [Diocesan Chancery]-- The Orthodox Youth Mission Team left this morning, July 6th from Holy Trinity Church in Danbury, CT and St Barbara Greek Orthodox Church to participate in the Appalachian Service Project (ASP) in Barbourville, KY. This marks OYMT’s 9th year of doing youth mission work. This year more than 70 Orthodox youth and adult leaders from Florida, California, Texas, Kentucky, Maryland, New York and Connecticut will come together to serve our Lord by working with families in Appalachia to help make their” homes warmer, safer and drier.” Another group of about 30 Orthodox Christians from North Carolina and New Jersey has just completed a week long work session in the same location.

The team asks for prayers from the Diocese for a fruitful week. Follow them at OYMT#1 on Facebook. The OYMT is led by the Very Rev. Fr. Luke Mihaly from Holy Trinity in Danbury.ry Rev. Fr. Luke Mihaly from Holy Trinity in Danbury.