The Salvation Army in Georgia started its ministry in 1993. The Headquarters of the organisation in Georgia is located in its capital Tbilisi. There are 8 corps across the country where people have chance to serve God and spread the Gospel.
The Salvation Army in Moldova started its ministry in 1994. The Headquarters of The Salvation Army Moldova Division is located in Kishinev. There are 16 corps across country where Salvationists serve the suffering humanity through various ministries and programs.
The Salvation Army in Romania started its ministry in 1999. The Headquarters of the organisation is located in Bucharest. The Salvation Army in Romania has 6 corps, which are very active in their ministry. Romania Division operates the first in Eastern Europe The Salvation Army charity shop “SALVATtex”.
The Salvation Army began its ministry in Ukraine in 1993. There are 9 corps located across Ukraine – Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipro, Donetsk, Kropyvnytskyi, Pisochin, Vinnitsa, Lviv and village Nove. The Headquarters of Ukraine Division is located in Kyiv.
In June 2019, the legal registration of The Salvation Army in Bulgaria was approved, and we believe for a start of our mission in the autumn of 2020. Captains Inna and Eduard Lebedev have been appointed as leaders of the work and we pray that we soon will have the full team ready.
EET REFUGEE CRISIS RESPONSE
The Salvation Army in Moldova, Romania, Georgia and Bulgaria starting from mid-August, will provide more than 10 000 Ukrainian children with school supplies and backpacks before starting their studies in new places, in new schools for them.
The Salvation Army provided assistance to the residents of Saltivka, the district of Kharkiv that suffers the most destruction
The city of Kharkiv has been constantly bombarded since the first days of the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine. Despite all the hardship living is Kharkiv, people continue residing here. The Salvation Army local corps officers responded to the local community needs with humanitarian aid available. Saltivka, area of Kharkiv, is the most destroyed area[…]
For the first time in almost five years, most officers from across the five nations of the Eastern Europe Territory (EET) gathered in north-eastern Romania for a three-day retreat. The theme of the retreat, held in the city of Iasi, was: ‘Be still and know that I am God’, from Psalm 46:10. “We worshipped, shared[…]
Colonel Kelvin Pethybridge, Territorial Commander of the Eastern Europe Territory, speaks at the recent 30th anniversary of The Salvation Army in Georgia. ‘By your side’ was the theme of The Salvation Army’s 30th anniversary celebrations in the Republic of Georgia, a division of the Eastern Europe Territory (EET), on 14-15 October. “It was a full[…]
I remember the first news, the first alarms and the first explosions in Lviv. I remember how we were hiding in a narrow corridor with my two children in our apartment on the ninth floor. We remember how all the doors and windows in the apartment rattled from the explosions, which were only 800 meters[…]
Bulgaria Region, before official launch in their country, had an exciting event – presentation of “Called to be a Soldier” resource in Bulgarian language. It is important that Eastern Europe Territory has this resource available in all official languages now – Bulgarian, Georgian, Russian, Romanian and Ukrainian. This resource provides an opportunity to review our[…]
On the first day of October, the world community celebrates the International Day of Older Persons, which was started to be celebrated on the initiative of the UN General Assembly on December 14, 1990. Respect for the elderly is one of the values of society. Today, this is an important reminder to the world community[…]
Every year on September the 21st, the world community celebrates the International Day of Peace. More than 40 years ago, it was established by the UN General Assembly. The UN General Assembly declared this day as a day of dedicated of strengthening the ideals of Peace by observing 24 hours of non-violence and ceasefire. This[…]
Humanitarian Aid, provided by France and Belgium Territory, was delivered to the ruined village Gorenka by Ukraine Division volunteers and Salvationists
Ukraine Division volunteers and Salvationists have recently visited Gorenka village and delivered some clothes, food and hygiene products provided by the Salvation Army Territory of France and Belgium. It was one of regular visits to this village, as a lot of families have no place to live but temporary accommodation blocks, where they are sharing[…]
There are only a few days left, before all the students and schoolchildren get back to their schools and colleges. Moldova Division provides some necessary school supplies for the new school year coming. This type of support is available at the Salvation Army Corps in Moldova. Summer is about to finish, and children’s hearts are[…]
Many Ukrainians were scattered around the world as a result of the war that started on February 24th, 2022. All the Divisions and Region that constitute Eastern Europe Territory (Georgia, Moldova, Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine) expressed its unity and faith. Salvationists and volunteers are actively and comprehensively helping Ukrainians who were forced to flee from[…]
All the Salvation Army Divisions and Region in Eastern Territory railed from the first hours when the war in Ukraine began to provide Ukrainians with essential practical help. Millions of Ukrainians became refugees and IDP’s fleeing the horror of war. Many of them have lost their homes – whether they do not access to their[…]
On the third Thursday of May, since 2006, Ukraine has celebrated the most beautiful spring holiday – Day of Vyshyvanka. Kropyvnytskyi Corps, Ukraine Division, runs studies during Women’s Club dedicated to a very fascinating topic – “Embroidery if the regions of Ukraine”. Embroidery is a bright, original cultural phenomenon that has developed over the centuries,[…]
Eastern Europe Leadership and cabinet
Colonels KELVIN AND CHERALYNNE PETHYBRIDGE
Lieutenant-Colonels Richard and Ann Borrett
Major David Darchiashvili
Major VICTORIA LALAC
MAJOR ADRIAN ROMAN
Captain Temo Galustian
Eastern Europe in Figures
The Salvation Army Eastern Europe Territory is one of the fastest growing Territories. There are: Officers 97 (active 89 retired 8), Envoys 1, Cadets 5, Employees 170, Corps 36, Outposts 2, Senior Soldiers 1,228, Adherents 817, Junior Soldiers 328.
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