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PASTOR UMC “LIVING FAITH” ALEXANDER SHEVCHENKO: THE MINISTRY OF CHRISTIAN PHYSICIANS CONTINUES

The idea to organize a ministry of Christian physicians arose back in 2005. The Lord gave me and my friend, the doctor-urologist, brother in Christ from the Baptist Church, this desire. All these years we prayed, asked for God’s wisdom and revelation about the ministry. Also we are interested about how suchlike ministries were organized and implemented in other cities and countries. Parallel to this, we have preached to our patients in our work, gave medical recommendations to people in…

FAMILY FESTIVAL OF UMC IN EURASIA “SAMARA-2015”

Family Festival of UMC in Eurasia took place in Samara from 27 to 31 of July 2015. Sixty participants from the churches of Samara, Ulyanovsk, Satka, Novokujbyshevsk and Kurgan attended lectures of a family psychologist, took part in worship services, competed in games and sport activities. We would like to thank the organization team from Samara UMC and especially Volga District superintendent Natalia Prokhorova! The Vononovs family: “But if someone does not provide for his own, especially his own family,…

THE PROJECT “ARK” – THE MINISTRY OF UMC IN SATKA FOR PEOPLE IN NEED

by: Oleg Klimin 9 Nov 2017 The project “Ark” has started since April, 2016 in UMC in Satka (Oleg Klimin is responsible for that). Since the beginning the church has set up the goals: help more people who are near you, to create a monastic community for antisocial people, and in the future – to make a shelter house for them. At first we have started to feed people who are in need. Any person can come and has a…

ROMA CHURCH IN ABONY: INVESTMENT FOR THE FUTURE

by: UMC Hungary 25 years ago, a ministry with Roma was started in Abony (Hungary). Last year, a young couple started a two-year training at Wesley Bible School in Budapest – in order to grow in faith and to take over responsibility in the church later. It’s a journey that is everything but simple. In the early 1990s, members of Szolnok United Methodist Church started to build relationships to Roma families in the nearby city of Abony. They kept in…

NOVOKUJBYSHEVSK UMC LEADERS AND “OPORA” DISABLED PERSONS CENTRE: “WE ARE TOGETHER!”

author: Natalya Guryanova Among various family problems there is a new emerging one: the issue of disabled children, who can hardly find social contacts. There are quite a few families in the town of Novokujbyshevsk with handicapped children who require special care. Mostly, these are single-parent families, where mothers shoulder the burden, many do not even have stable income. Notwithstanding the illness, the children are very talented, just as their parents. In order to broaden the circle of social contacts…