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
Would you like to send a gift to a child in Ukraine thisChristmas? 2020 has been a challenging year for us all and we would love to remind the children in Ukraine that they are not alone, that we are praying for them. You can make an enormous difference to a child’s life by sending them a unique gift, just for them.
I was born in the city of Cherkassy and lived there until God stepped into my life. As a young man I became addicted to alcohol and reached a very dark place in my life. At that time I was invited by a friend to attend a rehabilitation centre in Chapaivka (now Blagodatne). In 2005 I heard what Jesus had done for me and when I accepted Him as saviour, He set me free from addiction.Continue Reading
Every year we celebrate Christmas in Ukraine with a family party, and this year was no different. The team from Blagodatne Church prepared a great party; games, testimonies, a quiz and a drama performed by a very well-dressed team of amateur actors. Invitations are sent to everyone in the village and it has become a highlight of the season for many.Continue Reading
Kostya has worked at the local XXXX 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
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