About Connected and Connected Monthly

Connected is a biannual, printed newsletter for OCF members that contains articles and other content designed to keep you informed of ministry news, events, and resources. In turn, we hope you’ll share the content in this newsletter with those who might be interested.

Connected Monthly is our monthly email newsletter. The content in each email will be time sensitive, and whenever possible, we’ll make sure you’re linked to the right place to get more information, register for an event, or ask a question.

Download the latest PDF, sign up to receive Connected Monthly emails, or keep scrolling to read online versions of our content.

Subscribe to Connected Monthly email

* indicates required

Download recent Connected issues

2024: Fall 2024 | Spring 2024
2023: Fall 2023Spring 2023
Fall 2022 | Spring 2022
2021: Fall 2021 | Spring 2021

Read Connected articles and news online

  • OCF Mountain Central photo Mountain Central Regional Coordinators Steve and Miriam Shambach, right, on a recent visit to Fort Huachuca.

A look inside the role of OCF’s Regional Coordinators

OCF's Regional Coordinators are a small team of OCF staffers who each oversee a different portion of the map of OCF ministry. The heart of this position is one of a shepherd who develops, grows, and sustains relationships with OCF members, chaplains, and ministry co-laborers. An RC is a catalyst advancing the Lord’s Kingdom via OCF.

By |March 26th, 2024|

OCF Hospitality Homes offer a way to ‘contribute to the needs of the saints’

Through OCF’s Hospitality Homes program, an established yet growing network of OCF members who are passionate about the Biblical mandate to “contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality” (Romans 12:13) have signed up as Hospitality Home hosts, opening their homes to their fellow OCF members as a place to stay, offering a meal as they travel, and connecting in Christian fellowship.

By |March 29th, 2023|

Spring Canyon celebrates 60 years of OCF ministry

Spring Canyon Conference Center has long been a “home away from home,” a stable, welcoming place providing military men, women, and families a brief respite from their demanding military lives. The Buena Vista, Colo.-based conference center is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.

By |March 24th, 2022|

Where do you see yourself in OCF?

“In order to tangibly strengthen our connectivity, we have an enormous need for members to step into the yoke with the Lord and one another. If you are willing to be spent for the Gospel, we have a myriad of areas where you can sign up to serve.”

By |August 30th, 2021|

A year of opportunity and blessing amid turmoil

The arrival of the COVID-related shutdowns during the spring of 2020 brought an end to both conference centers’ plans for their normal summer programs and events. Nonetheless, both locations have overcome many of the challenges the pandemic has created.

By |May 24th, 2021|
Go to Top