Christmas is a wonderful time for sharing the gospel, and in Ukraine our churches are getting ready to gather families to celebrate and share the truth. For a number of practical reasons, we will not be sending Christmas gifts from the UK to Ukraine this year, but there are still several ways that you can support the work of UCM this Christmas:
Please make a donation so that we can purchase gifts for children in Ukraine. Each gift will cost just £5.
Purchase Christmas cards and various gifts through Gospel Cards who donate a proportion of the price paid directly to us (just remember to select UCM as your charity at check out)
If you use Amazon to do your shopping online, go through smile. Amazon.co.uk and select Ukraine Christian Ministries as your chosen charity, and Amazon will give us 10% of the value of your purchases, at no extra cost to you!
Kostya has worked at the local factory for many years. Like most men in the village, Thursday is pay day and so Thursday evenings are spent in the village bar. It is an unwritten expectation that nobody works on Fridays, they are a recovering from the night before. This is the way of life that Kostya has been a part of since he has been old enough to work. Until recently.Continue Reading
The impact of these recent Corona virus is something we are only too familiar with hearing about these days. Ukraine is of course suffering the consequences also. The nation has been in quarantine since late March meaning schools have been closed, inter-city transport links ceased running, and meetings of more than 10 people prohibited.Continue Reading
Despite some hesitation around quarantine and restrictions that may have been in place, we are delighted that the green light was given for churches to hold Summer Camps and Holiday Bible Clubs this summer. This is a huge part of what we do as UCM, sharing the Gospel with the young people of the villages.Continue Reading
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As a small charity built on relationships we are able to cut out the middle man and send your donations directly to the projects. Here is what we spent our money on this year.
25% Building & Maintaining
12% Pastor Suport
4% Outreach Projects
We are working hard to reduce our operation costs. In 2020 and 2021 we have focused more of our finances toward Humanitarian Aid and outreach.
Ukraine Christian Ministries Registered Charity No 1061221