Stories From the Field

Generations Mission Assoc - Ukraine Response

Ministry and Growth During War

The Generations Missions Association team coaches pastors and Christian leaders in Ukraine and Europe as they develop strategies and methods for church planting and creative approaches to practical and meaningful ministry.  As Ukraine enters ...read more
Ukraine Response

See the Smiles You Brought to Kids in Ukraine!

  With fresh attacks in Ukraine the past several weeks, we are reminded of the shadows and suffering brought by war. Because of the generosity of churches and individuals this past fall, the faces of 192 Ukrainian children were ...read more
Help the Children

Painting Joy for Ukrainian Refugees

“Hello! My name is Maria. I am a supervisor for the mentoring program at Help the Children International in Transnistria. The mentoring program is for youth and children from at-risk families.” Help the Children International ...read more
Generations Mission Assoc - Ukraine Response

Nelya’s Story: Lord, Have Mercy on Me!

“My name is Nelya. I am 75 years old and have been a widow since 2009. Until 2015, I lived in Novokalynove, in the Donetsk region of Ukraine. My house was bombed in the conflict. At the time of the explosion, I was lying on the floor and ...read more
Help the Children

Room for Dreams and Desires to Develop for Her Future

Vera (15) participates in our partnering program, Help the Children International in Transnistria. Vera grew up in Slobozia, Transnistria. Her mother was an orphan, and her father has mental disabilities. Both parents are unemployed. The home ...read more
Adventure Camps

Adventure Camps Bring Spiritual Development

“Hello! My name is Konstantin. I am 14 years old and in 6th grade at school. This past summer, I took part in the Adventure Camp Summer Rafting Trip.” Most teens seek adventure and new experiences. Adventure Camp is full of ...read more
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A Gift You Can Share

“Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!” -2 Corinthians 9:15 The true story of Christmas is not unfamiliar to many of us. It can be hard to remember that billions of people worldwide have never read the Bible or heard ...read more
Generations Mission Assoc - Ukraine Response

Snapshot From the Church Network in Ukraine: Helping Those Who Have Left Occupied Territories

Our family has been serving in ministry for 27 years. Recently, we have been helping those who have left the occupied territories and active war zones and have found themselves in an unfamiliar city. We help them spiritually, socially, and ...read more
Generations Mission Assoc - Ukraine Response

Sharing the Bread of Life

Our team from the International Christian Assembly Church made its way to distribute food to villages in the eastern portion of Ukraine. We drove through some remote, somewhat abandoned villages near Chernobyl. These are the only villages in ...read more
Bible Clubs

I Want Them to Come to Bible Club Because They Do Not Know a Lot About Jesus

Meet Ira! She is 14 years old and is in 8th grade at school. Ira wants to share her experience from Bible Club this summer. “I really liked the stories about heroes from the Bible. I didn't know many of them. After being at the ...read more
Adventure Camps

After Adventure Camp, I Began to Think More About Life and the Future

Hello! My name is Ksenia. I'm 12 years old and in 6th grade at school. This summer, I went to Adventure Camp two times--once as a participant and again as an assistant. This camp taught me a daily routine. I started getting up on time, ...read more
Generations Mission Assoc - Ukraine Response

Church Growth During War in Ukraine

During the full-scale invasion in Ukraine, churches have grown. New ministers and congregations have been established. Developing a new church requires wisdom--how to do it effectively and organize it competently. These are exactly the topics ...read more
Children of the Street

I Have Learned A Lot About God

Hello! My name is Timur. I am 15 years old. I live in a village near the city of Grigoriopol, Transnistria. I have been going to the Children of the Street feeding and tutoring program for a year. I like going to Children of the Street after ...read more
Bible Clubs

Bible Clubs: Building Long-Term, Promising Relationships with Children and Parents

  This year, 40 churches held Bible Clubs. Ten of the churches hosted the program for the first time. Bible Clubs are week-long programs hosted by local churches in Moldova and Transnistria. Through games, songs, lessons, and ...read more
Ukraine Response - Church Without Walls

Larisa’s Story

“My name is Larisa. I’m from the Kherson region in Ukraine.” Larisa is a refugee living in Transnistria, where Summit Missions International has partners on the ground doing ministry. Larisa went on to tell us that, “My ...read more
Help the Children

A Place of Safety and Growth

Help the Children International’s community center program has been operating in the southern city of Slobozia, Transnistria for five years. Their community center provides a safe place for children to come after school and receive a hot ...read more
Generations Mission Assoc - Ukraine Response

Halyna’s Story

Halyna is a seriously ill woman who is internally displaced by the war. Moving to the urban area of Chabany, she did not know anyone and felt completely alone. Halyna has no money to live on or to get the medical help needed. Halyna learned ...read more
Ukraine Response

Smiles are on the way to Ukraine!

This week, the Smile Boxes full of the goodies donors prepared for children in Ukraine were loaded on a truck for shipment.  Our goal of 150 Smile Boxes was exceeded!  Because of the participation of individuals, churches, and ...read more
Generations Mission Assoc - Ukraine Response

Snapshot From the Church Network in Ukraine: Growing Young Faith

A 15-year-old girl, Anna, comes to our church in central Ukraine. She comes from a dysfunctional family. The family had come to our church for help. After a while, Anna joined the church, repented, and she is eager to live for God. Her mom has ...read more
Bible Clubs

Bible Clubs are Making an Impact at New Village Churches

Hello!  My name is Svetlana.  My church is located in the city of Tiraspol.  Recently my church opened three churches in the villages of Malaiesti, Chitcani, and Andriasevca.  Our ministry at these new churches is focused on ...read more
Generations Mission Assoc - Ukraine Response

Snapshot From The Church Network In Ukraine: Fervent in Spirit and Serving the Lord in Ukraine

Dear Friends, Peace be with you.  I am a pastor of the Revival Church in Ukraine.  Over the past six months, I have had the opportunity to be on the front lines twelve times ministering in the de-occupied regions of Kherson and ...read more
Adventure Camps

Showing Teens in Moldova and Transnistria the Path to God

So far this summer, we have completed seven weeks of Adventure Camps. Seventy-four people, ages 9-23 years old took part in these seven camps. A team of five people led each camp. Our partner, and Adventure Camp Director, Sergey told us, ...read more
Generations Mission Assoc - Ukraine Response

Flooding in Kherson Compounds the Devastation of War

“Thanks to your financial assistance, we brought humanitarian aid to Kherson...We gave food and preached the Word of God to them. I praise God for your sacrificial hearts and sympathy for those who weep. Blessings to all of you!” - ...read more
Children of the Street

Your Support Allows Us to Nurture Children

"Hello dear friends! My name is Veronica, the Director of Children of the Street feeding and tutoring program in Transnistria.  We continue our work with children and teens during the summer holidays. With God's help, the ...read more
Help the Children

Help the Children Agricultural Project: Giving At-Risk Families Food Security

Help the Children is a partnering program of Summit Missions International. Aiding at-risk children, teens, and families in some of the poorest regions of Transnistria, their community centers provide safe places where vulnerable children and ...read more
Generations Mission Assoc - Ukraine Response

Last Hope

We were approached by a man from a city in the Donetsk region of Ukraine. He told us that he had lost his home and moved to the capital city, Kyiv.   He felt he could not cope with his losses and considered jumping from the ninth ...read more
Ukraine Response

Bring Help and Smiles to Ukrainian Children

It has been nearly two years since Russia invaded Ukraine. There is no end in sight to the ongoing destruction and displacement of its citizens. Throughout the war, churches across Ukraine have been using the limited resources they have to serve ...read more
Generations Mission Assoc - Ukraine Response

Skepticism Erased

“Serhiy came to our refugee shelter in our south-western city of Ukraine from the Donetsk region. He would listen to our sermons and conversations about Jesus with skepticism. Serhiy has since found a job and resettled here in the city. ...read more