Newsletters

Bringing Joy and Good News to All People

December 2019 Newsletter:Give thanks to the Lord for he is good; his love endures forever. I Chr. 16:34

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(left) Andriy fixes an orphan’s bike at the Snowdrop Shelter. He is like a father to the kids there.

(mid) Igor loves the teen prisoners… Read More...

Giving Thanks for 25 Years

November 2019 Newsletter:Give thanks to the Lord for he is good; his love endures forever. I Chr. 16:34 We recently celebrated our 25 year anniversary of ministry in Ukraine. The photo above, taken at the Salvation Army Church in Kyiv, includes friends, former staff… Read More...

Homeless “Street Child” Now Raising Family

Jeff, Zhenya, Ivana, and the kids in front of their old home.

October 2019 Newsletter: This is part two of the story about a young man named Zhenya and his journey from a homeless “street child” to raising his own family today for the… Read More...

Journey from Streets to New Home

September 2019 Newsletter: This is part one of the story about a young man named Zhenya. Next month we will share part two of his remarkable journey from the basements of Kyiv to God’s redeeming love.

Note from Jeff – Often times we share the… Read More...

Dreams Come True for Armenia’s Youth

August 2019 Newsletter: Republic of Georgia– The camp for young people from Armenia echoed with laughter, soccer balls, singing and folk dancing. 45 young people from 12-16 years of age spent 10 days near the Black Sea hearing about the love of Jesus. Indeed, this… Read More...

Sponsorship Brings Hope to Needy Families

Zach shares pictures from his boys with Kolya and his mother.

July 2019 Newsletter: Murrieta, CA – Zach Bell, the mission team coordinator for Mercy Projects, together with fellow sponsor Tom Roth from Oregon, visited their respective sponsored families earlier this year in Ukraine.

“My… Read More...

New Summer Camps, Old Truth

Yana speaks at camp about the truth of God’s Word.

June 2019 Newsletter: Piskivka, Ukraine Kyiv, Ukraine – Hundreds of children will attend Mercy Projects camps in Ukraine this summer. Yana Glushko, our camp director, remembers how her own life was transformed as an 18-year-old… Read More...

I Dreamed Children Greeted Me on Mother’s Day

Irina and Alexander raise 10 kids (9 orphans) as their own in a small village.

May 2019 Newsletter: Piskivka, Ukraine – The tears welled up in Irina’s eyes. She looked at her husband Alexander for reassurance. I looked down at my lunch of beets, pickled… Read More...

Where Is My Sponsored Child Now?

April 2019 Newsletter: Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” Matt. 19:26

Kyiv, UkraineMercy Projects, formerly known as Eastern European Outreach, opened an office in 1994 in Kyiv, Ukraine to help at-risk… Read More...

New Life and a Fresh Start

March 2019 Newsletter:

One of the ministries that Mercy Projects supports is a Christian rehabilitation center for ex-prisoners in the east Ukrainian village of Larino. This ministry, run by Sergey Kazmenko, includes evangelism to prisons, the military, and discipleship of men after they are released.… Read More...