We are grateful for your generosity toward the Ukrainian Refugee Response. Our initial efforts offered real help and hope: doors are open for gospel conversations through the ministry of ReachGlobal City Teams and national partners in Europe.
This is a long-term response in a dynamic and rapidly-changing crisis. As a result of our initial assessments and response efforts, we have identified an opportunity to increase our goal in order to restore the Body, extend gospel ministries and establish the Church where the gospel isn't known. As this situation develops and more Ukrainians are displaced, our new goal of $3,000,000 will help Crisis Response and ReachGlobal provide holistic pathways for discipleship, leadership development and church planting in Ukraine and throughout Europe.
Brian Duggan, EVP of International Ministries, sat down with three leaders shaping our response in eastern Europe.
If you know someone who speaks Ukrainian or Russian and would be interested in helping with translation efforts during this response, please let us know.
ReachGlobal Crisis Response continues to mobilize support for Ukrainian refugees in the wake of this crisis. Ukrainians need your help, and your partnership makes a difference. Partner with us by contributing to the Ukrainian Refugee Response fund today.
For decades, ReachGlobal missionaries have faithfully served in Ukraine, building deep relationships with national partners and the Ukrainian people. The work of faithful missionaries to extend gospel ministries in this former Soviet state revealed a people hungry for the good news of Jesus Christ. Lives have been transformed and churches planted.
While grateful for years of fruitful ministry, we grieve with our ReachGlobal staff who have fled conflict and the people they love. Todd Hiltibran, ReachGlobal's international leader in Europe, provided an update on the situation:
"Our ReachGlobal staff are safely out of the country, but our national partners remain and we're concerned for their safety. We can't predict the ramifications of this conflict for the surrounding countries or the world, but we do know that there will be opportunities for the gospel. Ask our Father for peace in the land, for healing, redemption, and life to abound."
God hears our prayers and we humbly bring this conflict, the Ukrainian people and leaders throughout the region to our Heavenly Father.
ReachGlobal is blessed with many national partners and ministry relationships in eastern Europe. In fact, partners on the ground have already received funds, and we expect a significant number of ministry opportunities to emerge as the situation develops.
Leaders from ReachGlobal and Crisis Response are in contact with ministry leaders in Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Moldova and Poland, identifying ways to serve displaced Ukrainians. Though we face a deepening crisis, gospel opportunities abound.
Would you financially partner with ReachGlobal Crisis Response to help displaced Ukrainians by giving to the Ukrainian Refugee Response fund? These funds will meet the basic needs of refugees, support the work national partners and expand their ability to minister in the midst of crisis.
Thank you for your partnership.
Give online or mail a check designated “Ukrainian Refugee Response 38935” to: