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Alla: This Church Has Become Like Family to Us
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 by Amber Schafer

Due to health problems from a severe injury, my husband must help me care for our two-month-old baby. Because of this, he is not currently employed.

In March, there was an explosion over a neighboring house, and many windows in our apartment were broken. We were grateful to have survived. Unfortunately, my poor health did not allow us to move to a safer area.

Since the start of the war, our financial situation has deteriorated, material assistance for our child became necessary, and we were desperate to find spiritual support. In talking with some mothers in our area, we learned about God's Design Church located in our city. They were helping people like us.

The church stepped in and gave us the diapers we needed for our baby and other personal care products. They also offered food aid. I was deeply impressed by the sincere and generous support these people gave us. We felt protected.

Their concern for our situation caused us to become interested in the church, and we began going to their meetings. The people in the church are friendly and hospitable. This church has become like family to us. They listen to us and pray for us. It is a place where we are always happy. God's Design Church has provided not only material support but also enormous spiritual support.

- Alla

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