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Our Approach to the Ukraine Crisis


Since before 2007, Josiah Venture has been involved in a disciple-making movement in Ukraine where we serve and partner with over 100 churches. This nation is no stranger to war, trial, and hard times; its eastern border with Russia has been under attack since 2014. However, around 5am on February 24th, 2022, Ukraine woke up to a full-scale invasion by the Russian Federation in Central and Eastern Ukraine. While the whole nation is still absorbing this shock, Josiah Venture leadership in Ukraine has been active in seeking the Lord and making several important decisions. Some Ukrainian staff members from western Ukraine are assisting hundreds of Ukrainians who are fleeing from danger. Two Ukrainian staff families live in areas that have recently been attacked and are taking appropriate safety precautions. Some of our second culture staff are currently sheltering outside Ukraine's borders; others are staying in western cities at the moment to support the team and local churches. Join us in praying for the people of Ukraine in this difficult season.

Want to help? Here are two ways you can help now. Pray for Ukraine with up-to-date prayer requests using our Prayer mobile app or interactive prayer website. You can also give to our Ukraine Crisis Fund which will assist our Ukrainian team, international team, church leaders, and refugees. Our teams located in the neighboring countries to Ukraine are preparing emergency housing for refugees and working to mobilize the churches there to aid Ukrainians who are forced to flee. Your donations will support this effort.

International Giving to the Ukraine Crisis Fund:

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Listen to Our Recent "Ukraine Crisis" Podcast Episode


View Our Current Activity in Ukraine:

Go to Our "Help Ukraine" Page

 

 

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