OA North America Prepares Outreach Events and Gatherings Toward Pentecost
OA North America mission has several areas of focus toward Pentecost. The assembly is looking forward to events such as the next session of the Olivet Leadership Institute(OLI), Pentecost day, and the Summer retreat.
Churches are preparing outreach events for the upcoming Pentecost. Types of events will include regional retreats, individual church retreats and special Sunday services.
OA is also preparing for the upcoming OLI, working with churches to confirm participants through its application process.OA Churches are evangelizing with renewed grace and strength from the Easter retreat.
May this be a time where an abundance of people can come to hear and receive the gospel of Jesus Christ.
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