Protestants

  • 16 July 2018, 08:01 | Society-digest

    Members of three Texas churches travel to Ukraine to host Bible camps

    24 members from Sand Springs Baptist Church, Thrive Community Church and Old Bethel Baptist Church of Canton travelled to Ukraine to conduct eight Vacation Bible School (VBS) camps, four youth camps with softball activities and one adult VBS.

  • 13 July 2018, 07:26 | Society-digest | 

    2018 annual Baptist World Alliance resolution: enforcement of Lugansk People’s Republic law threatens the futures of 43 Baptist churches in the area

    Advocating for religious liberty in eastern Ukraine, protecting women and girls, and keeping immigrant families together were the focus of resolutions approved by the Baptist World Alliance General Council at the recently ended BWA annual meeting in Zurich, Switzerland.

  • 3 June 2018, 10:23 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | 

    Ten thousands believers participate in a march for family values and rights of children

    The All-Ukrainian March for the Rights of Children and Families was held on Saturday, June 2, from Sofia Square through Independence Square and to the Verkhovna Rada. This is already the third such event, organized on the initiative of the All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Organizations, the Institute of Religious Freedom report.

  • 8 April 2018, 09:38 | Religious holidays and traditions | 

    Heads of Ukrainian Churches greet faithful on Easter

    On the eve of the Resurrection of Christ according to the Julian calendar, the Primates and hierarchs of the Ukrainian Churches turned to believers and clergy with messages dedicated to this lightsome feast.

  • 30 March 2018, 20:07 | Children young people and religion | 

    The Ukrainian first lady discussed the reform of inclusive education in Ukraine with Nick Vujicic

    Nick Vujicic expressed support to Ukraine that defends its territorial integrity and independence in the east and in Crimea: “My parents are from Serbia and we know what the war is. My heart is with you. I love Ukraine and I will promote it all over the world”.

  • 29 March 2018, 15:25 | Interchurch relations | 

    Not only Orthodox in Ukraine are ready to change religious affiliation, explains expert

    The process of transition of religious communities from one jurisdiction to another, which has revived in Ukraine in recent years, has affected not only Orthodox believers. Representatives of the Protestant Churches also show the desire to change their denomination. True, the transitions in the Protestant environment are not large-scale and they pass without much publicity and scandals in the media.

  • 28 February 2018, 22:32 | Other protestants

    University of Winnipeg fellowship will help fund research of KGB files on Mennonites who vanished during Stalin's Ukraine purges

    "Mennonites have had their moments of horror. One of those was in the 16th century when 4,000 Mennonites were burned at the stake. But this is the second great atrocity in Mennonite history," Loewen said.

  • 14 February 2018, 11:34 | Religion and society | 

    Protestant Churches opposed the most to Russian World in Donbas

    Due to the fact that in the Soviet period Donbas was completely devoid of religion, new church movements and Protestant currents obtained the major influence already in the time of independent Ukraine. Therefore, when an armed conflict in the Donbas burst out, it was the Protestant organizations that began to oppose the "Russian world" which came there. After all, they could feel free only in Ukraine.

  • 31 January 2018, 16:32 | Terrorism | 

    Police finds murderers of Pentecostals in Slovyansk

    The Donetsk regional police solved the killing of four members of the Protestant Church “Transfiguration of the Lord”, which took place in Sllovyansk in 2014, when the city was captured by Russian militants, LB.ua has reported citing the press service of the police.

  • 3 January 2018, 09:55 | Charity, social service | 

    Over 150 thousand Ukrainians get help from the Adventists’ social projects

  • 6 November 2017, 13:10 | Charity, social service | 

    Protestants open already the 40th family-type children's home

    The German Charity Foundation “Bridge of Life”, together with the churches of the Evangelical Christian-Baptist Golgotha ​​and the Church of the Christians, built and provided housing for a family-type orphanage built on the basis of the Vasyliev family and the Nesteruki family of caregivers.

  • 1 November 2017, 11:33 | International relations | 

    His Beatitude Patriarch Sviatoslav celebrated Divine Liturgy at Westminster Cathedral in London

    On the afternoon of Saturday 28th October 2017, over one thousand faithful descended on London to witness an historic occasion – the celebration of an Eastern Rite Liturgy – at Westminster Cathedral, the Mother Church for Catholics in England and Wales.

  • 5 October 2017, 13:20 | Freedom of Conscience | 

    Baptist pastors banned entry to DNR

    It is often the case that in the districts of Donetsk region districts the separatists of the Donetsk People's Republic prohibit entry to ministers, the leaders of local Baptist communities, Religion in Ukraine reports citing the website of Baptists in Ukraine.

  • 2 October 2017, 13:49 | Conferences, seminars, researches | view photo | 

    Reformation and modern world discussed in Odessa

    Odessa National University hosted the International scientific conference “Reformation and the modern world (philosophy, theology, science)” on September 28-29. The event was held in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.

  • 21 September 2017, 09:58 | Church-state relations | view photo | 

    Non-profit status of religious organizations discussed in Kyiv

    On Wednesday, September 20, a roundtable discussion was held dedicated to "Peculiarities of the legal status of religious organizations in the legal framework of Ukraine: non-profit statu"”. The event was organized by the Department of Foreign Relations of the Patriarchal Curia of the UGCC in Ukraine.

  • 18 September 2017, 11:20 | Religious ceremonies and pilgrimage | view photo | view video | 

    Thousands of Christians take to the streets to listen to Nick Vujicic in Kyiv

    On September 17, 2017, a legendary motivational speaker and philanthropist Nick Vujicic - a man without arms and legs was speaking on Khreshchatyk in Kyiv. About half a million people came to listen to him, says "Channel 5".

  • 11 September 2017, 11:24 | Adventists | 

    First Adventist school for children opens in Odessa

    The “School of the Future” that was launched by the Adventists of Odessa, held an Open House Day. The meeting was attended by mothers and relatives of children who were told about the school and about the teaching methods, “Religion in Ukraine” reports citing the Seventh-day Adventist website.

  • 30 August 2017, 10:16 | Christians of Evangelical Faith | 

    Youth Festival held in Poltava region on the occasion of 500th anniversary of Reformation

    The youth of the Ukrainian Church of the Evangelical Faith Christians in Poltava region celebrated the Year of Reformation in a special manner: at a youth festival under the motto "Change through renewal of your mind". The event was held on the banks of the Psiol River, near the village of Velyka Bahachka, r500.ua reported.

  • 9 August 2017, 10:27 | Faith and weapon | 

    Protestants of Kharkiv hand over 400 kg of medical items for wounded soldiers

    400 kg of medical items were handed over by Protestant Christians to the Kharkiv Military Hospital for the wounded ATO fighters, the correspondent of "Religion in Ukraine" reports.

  • 7 August 2017, 13:45 | Religion and society | view photo | 

    Odesa hierarchs to take measures not to allow gay-pride

    Leaders and representatives of Odessa Christian churches appealed to the mayor of Odessa Gennady Trukhanov asking not to allow the festival of queer culture “Odessa Pride 2017”, scheduled for August 8-13.