Stories from the Field

A Ukrainian Church Plant Provides Practical Help and Spiritual Hope
Monday, July 1, 2024 by Amber Schafer

Social ministry is not easy, but we believe it is a blessing for people to receive clothing, other necessities, and food. We are thankful for all who support and serve with us.

At the last meeting about 50 people (children, women, and men) received help. We talked with them about an important topic—prayer. We prayed for the military, for peace, and the protection of those who are at war.

There were also personal conversations with some of the women present about repentance and faith.

-Church Plant in a Ukrainian Village (Part of the Generations Church Network in Ukraine)

 

More About Generations Missions Association

Generations Missions Association for Pastoral Training and Church Planting is based in Ukraine. This ministry has prepared numerous mission teams in Russian-speaking countries since its inception in 2015, including Ukraine, Moldova, Russia, Central Asia, and Europe.

The Generations team coaches Christian leaders as they develop strategies and methods for creative approaches to practical and meaningful ministry. This is done so that solid leadership is developed within churches, and groups of believers are discipled and mobilized to express the love of Christ to their surrounding communities.

Generations Missions Association has a network of over 200 churches throughout Ukraine. They have trained hundreds of leaders in church planting.

When the war began on February 24, 2022, nearly 50 churches, part of the Generations Church Network in Ukraine, were prepared and ready to respond. These churches have provided evacuation, shelter, food, emotional support, and spiritual hope.

Two years into the war, Generations Missions Association continues to support churches throughout Ukraine in their ministry to the needy, in relief efforts, and witness to Jesus through word and deed. They support through social projects, food packages, and other resources that these churches need to minister to people. They also financially support 18 missionaries who are planting and developing new churches in six regions of Ukraine.

Summit Missions International is involved in the work of Generations Missions Association through funding, sponsorship of church planters, and providing speakers, resources, and equipment for training conferences and workshops.

Through your support of Summit Missions International, resources are provided to the Generations Missions Association so churches like the Without Walls Church in Ukraine can minister to the needy, provide practical help through relief efforts, and be a witness of Jesus through word and deed.

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