Young Life Ukraine Update

WE ARE ONE MISSION AND WE WANT TO LIFT EACH OTHER UP IN SOLIDARITY.

As current events continue to unfold in our part of the world,
we want to update everyone and encourage our community to lift up our brothers and sisters in Ukraine.

Updates ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​

  • YL Ukraine is finishing up its tent camp season. Hundreds of kids were able to spend an unforgettable week in the Carpathian Mountains and hundreds of kids gave their life to Jesus!
  • Ukrainian kids who were able to leave the country are also being welcomed at Young Life camps throughout Europe - Czech Republic, Latvia, Norway, Moldova, etc.
  • Young Life leaders in the Eastern part of Ukraine are continuing to provide assistance to those in need and hold club for the kids whose families remained in their homes. ​
  • Young Life Aid center set up by our leaders in the western part of the country, continues to be the hub for procurement and distribution of humanitarian aid. ​
  • Financial systems have continued to operate and have allowed us to send support. This has provided much needed aid to those on the ground.

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Prayer Requests

Here are prayer requests directly from our staff:

  • Pray for discernment for our Leadership Team in Ukraine. Many changes have taken place in churches since the beginning of the war. Many leaders were forced to leave their towns and ministries and now need clarity and vision to take next steps.
  • Pray for the seeds that are being planted at camps, clubs, church services and in simple conversations to take root in the hearts of people who cross paths with our leaders.
  • Pray for wisdom, discernment, faith, courage, and clarity for our leaders who are being impacted by the spiritual battle taking place around them. That they continually keep their eyes on Jesus and that the Lord would protect them from the anger and hate that is building up all around them, keeping their hearts soft for the Lord and for others.
  • Pray for physical and mental health of our leaders and their families.
  • Pray for the planning of summer camps in the Carpathian Mountains.
  • Pray for kids who will be attending these camps.
  • Pray for parents being able to entrust their kids into the hands of Young Life leaders.

continue to pray for...

  • Pray for the enemies. For awakening among Russian people.
  • Peace and end of the war.

God bless you and thank you for coming together in unity to lift up our dear friends in this troubling hour.

In Christ,
Young Life Former Soviet Union

Photos from the Young Life Ukraine Team

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