Welcome to OCAMPR

Fellowship for Caregivers

OCAMPR is an endorsed agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops (formerly SCOBA) and exists to foster interdisciplinary dialogue and promote Christian fellowship among healing professionals in medicine, psychology and religion.

Holistic Integration

Members pursue an understanding of the whole person which integrates the basic assumptions of

  • Medicine
  • Psychology
  • Religion

within the Orthodox Christian faith. OCAMPR contributes to the spiritual sustenance and growth of helping and healing professionals who experience their Orthodox Christian faith as the center of their professional life and ministry.

OCAMPR is for those who seek to understand and experience the best relationship between theology and the healing arts and sciences in order to offer their services in the light of Christ’s truth and the Church’s healing wisdom.

Professional Diversity

Members share a love for Christ and the holistic view of personhood and sacredness inherent in Eastern Orthodoxy as it informs their professional lives and practices in

  • Emergency Response
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Physical & Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Mental Health
  • Ethics
  • Theology
  • Parish Ministry
  • Prison & Community Ministry
  • Social Services
  • Military, Institutional & Community Chaplaincy
  • Home-Based Care & Hospice
  • Other Professional Care Specialties
  • Administration, Technology & Other Specialties Supporting or Allied to Professional Care