A candidate takes his theology exam in order to be licensed to preach the gospel. You can read more about licensure in our Form of Government.

Looking to serve on a short term mission this summer? Apply for Team Praha! Ages 16+

This team will serve with OP missionaries Jerry and Marilyn Farnik in the Czech Rebublic from July 20–August 10. Learn more and apply by March 15th at opcstm.org.

The Youth Committee is pleased to announce two 40th annual Backpacking Adventures (1980-2020) coming up this summer:

  1. Led by Eli Hirtzel with Pastor Zach Keele, July 29-August 6
  2. Led by Thomas Jennings with Pastor Jeff Wilson, August 12-20

This co-ed wilderness experience is for young people ages 15 – late 20’s. See the PDF for hike details, a packing list, and the link to apply.

Pictures of the OPC Backpacking Announcemnet in the Sierras

Come experience The Spring Thing! Hosted by our College and Career Fellowship. RSVP by March 31.

Flyer for OPC College and Career Event

Registration for Family Camp opens April 1st. Make sure you don’t miss it! Subscribe here to get reminders via email.

This Monday is the last day for the early-bird and multi-sibling discounts for winter youth camps. Don’t wait! Register here: opcyouthcamp.com today.

Our next presbytery meeting is 10 a.m. February 7 to 12 p.m. on February 8. We will meet at Branch of Hope OPC in Torrance, CA.

Presbytery Camps in 2020

Mark your calendars for these upcoming camps.

Winter Camp – February 14-17 – for senior highers & collegians will be directed by Jimmy Apodaca (RE, Providence OPC, Temecula) with Pastor Joel Ellis (Reformation OPC, Apache Junction) teaching and preaching. Register at https://www.opcyouthcamp.com/.

Wonderful Winter Weekend – February 21-23 – for Middle School students grades 6-9 will be directed by Pastor David Thibault (Grace OPC, Costa Mesa) with Pastor Peter Moelker (Sovereign Grace OPC, Redlands) teaching and preaching. Register at https://www.opcyouthcamp.com/.

Blue Ridge Bible Conference – OPC Family Camp – June 15 – 19 – open for all members of the churches of the Presbytery. Our speakers this year will be Pastor Joel Ellis (Reformation OPC, Apache Junction) and Pastor Roger Wagner (Bayview OPC, Chula Vista). Visit opfamilycamp.com for more details this Spring.

🍇 Grapevine Update: Our Newest Field: Thousand Oaks, CA!

🍇 Grapevine Update: Goodbye Anaheim Hills Mission Work, Hello Anaheim Hills Church

🍇 You can read back issues of the Grapevine from February 2018.