Protestants

  • 29 October 2013, 10:49 | Religion and society | 

    Protestants to Hold ‘National Prayer for Ukraine’

    The event will be held Dec. 14 in the church Christian Hope. Bishops, pastors, and ministers of all Evangelical Churches of Ukraine are invited to the event.

  • 28 October 2013, 13:04 | Religion and society | 

    Head of German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ukraine: European Integration of Ukraine Is Inevitable

    Representatives of the German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ukraine (GELCU) positively evaluate Ukraine’s movement toward the European Union, although there are processes taking place in the EU that they do not like, Bishop-elect Serge Maschewski, head of the GELCU, said during a RISU web conference.

  • 23 October 2013, 15:08 | Lutherans | 

    German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ukraine Synod Elects New Church Head

  • 11 October 2013, 14:32 | Christians of Evangelical Faith | 

    Delegates from 20 Countries Gather in Lviv for International Congress of Evangelical Christians

    The heads of Pentecostal Churches around the world gathered at the World Forum of Evangelical Christians, which was opened on October 10 in Lviv. Ministers have come from Belarus, Russia, Germany, USA, Canada, Uzbekistan, Moldova, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, and others were attended the opening day of the forum.

  • 17 September 2013, 13:17 | Ukrainians outside of Ukraine | 

    Pentecostal Pastors from Ukraine Provide Spiritual Support to Faithful in Europe

    From September 11 to 25 the pastors of the Church of Christians of Evangelical Faith (Pentecostals) of Ukraine will visit several countries of Europe and Scandinavia.

  • 4 July 2013, 10:20 | Evangelical Christian Baptists | 

    Membership in Baptist Church in Ukraine Is Declining

    Today membership in the Baptist Church, which is one of the most influential Protestant denominations in Ukraine, is declining, and in comparison with the previous decade fewer number of people are baptized.

  • 18 June 2013, 13:02 | Charismatics | 

    UCEC Says Information about Split in Church Is Exaggerated

    In response to a recent statement by a number of clergy who left the Ukrainian Christian Evangelical Church (UCEC), the UCEC issued a statement regarding the situation. The UCEC believes that information about the split in the church is exaggerated, the correspondent portal Religion in Ukraine reports.

  • 18 June 2013, 10:08 | Charismatics | 

    Ukrainian Christian Evangelical Church Splits

    Representatives of 235 churches of 345 have signed a statement of withdrawal from the Ukrainian Christian Evangelical Church (UCEC), headed by Bishop Leonid Padun, a member of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations, Invictory reports.

  • 5 June 2013, 10:13 | International relations | 

    Four Chinese Baptist Churches Exist in Ukraine

    At a missionary forum in Luhansk, pastor Yin Haozhan and his wife, Duan Zhiyue, talked about serving among Chinese students, Religion in Ukraine reports with reference to the site of Baptists in Ukraine.

  • 17 May 2013, 11:06 | Protestants

    Evangelical Churches Asks President and Parliament to Prevent Passing of Bills Against Discriminations of Gays

    The Council of Evangelical Protestant Churches of Ukraine addressed Ukraine’s president, parliament, heads of the parliamentary factions and committees with the request to prevent the approval of legislative amendments in preventing discrimination, which it believes is an encroachment on the institute of family and stipulate special legal protection for the adherents of same-sex relations.

  • 4 May 2013, 11:25 | Religious holidays and traditions | 

    Heads of Christian Churches Address Believers on Easter

    The primates and bishops of Ukrainian Churches issued Easter addresses.

  • 21 March 2013, 11:17 | Christians of Evangelical Faith | 

    Conference of Ukrainian Evangelical Alliance Held in Kyiv

    On March 20 in Kyiv, the 2nd annual conference of the Ukrainian Evangelical Alliance was held with the participation of delegates from all over Ukraine.

  • 19 February 2013, 10:23 | Scandals, crime | 

    Pastor Adelaja Declares Himself One of Two Righteous Men in Ukraine

    The founder of the evangelical church Embassy of God, Sunday Adelaja, called himself one of the two righteous persons in Ukraine.

  • 8 February 2013, 14:15 | Christians of Evangelical Faith | 

    28 Churches Left Ukrainian Christian Evangelical Church

    Senior Pastor of the Ukrainian Christian Evangelical Church (UCEC) Leonid Padun on February 6 issued an address to the pastors and ministers of the churches of UCEC where he described the complicated current situation in that church.

  • 7 February 2013, 12:48 | Religion and society | view photo | 

    Interdenominational Summit on Protection of Orphans Held in Kyiv

    On February 6-7, an interdenominational Eastern European summit “Defending the Orphans - Changing the Future” was held in the conference center of the President Hotel in Kyiv.

  • 25 December 2012, 16:07 | Religious holidays and traditions | view photo | view video | 

    Heads of Christian Churches Send Christmas Greetings to Ukrainians

    Heads of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-MP, Ukrainian Orthodox Church-KP, the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, the Roman Catholic Church, and the Evangelical Baptist Union of Ukraine send Christmas Greetings to Ukrainians.

  • 24 December 2012, 11:00 | Extraordinary situations | 

    Baptist Church Burns Down in Luhansk Region

    On 18 December, in the town of Kirovsk of Luhansk Region, the prayer house of the Church of Evangelical Christians Baptists burnt down.

  • 26 November 2012, 15:40 | Religious mass media and Internet | 

    Manual by RISU Presented in Bible Institute

    At a seminar on the basics of PR and journalism held on November 24 in the Kyiv Bible Institute by representatives of the Church of Christians of Evangelical Faith in Kyiv, an educational manual “The Church and Media: Seven Steps to Understanding” was presented.

  • 26 October 2012, 18:37 | Church-state relations | 

    Council of Churches Asks President to Veto Alterations to Law on Freedom of Worship

    The address says that after the meeting of President Yanukovych with the Heads of Churches and religious organizations on 17 October, it became known that some ministries and agencies seek to propose to the presidential administration an alternative solution.

  • 26 October 2012, 10:59 | Religion and policy | 

    Protestant Pastor from Crimea Runs for Parliament

    Senior Pastor of the Kingdom of God Church in the Crimea, Valerii Makarenko, is running for the Parliament in electoral Circuit 181 as a candidate nominating himself.