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 in Ukraine conducts Children’s Ministry in conditionally safe cities because Ukraine lives in war conditions. This is very necessary for both children and parents. It is one of the peaceful life attributes that sustains childhood. Children and young people draw, play sports, sing, dance, and attend interesting excursions. Bright colors began to[…]
Children’s ministry in Moldova Division is quite multifaceted: spiritual, educational – from learning English and computer literacy to cooking skills, sports events and a lot more. Youth Club is also very successful in Moldova Division, where young people have an opportunity to discuss various topic, such as “Relationships and marriage”. The scouting movement is also[…]
Children`s Ministry in Georgia Division, Eastern Europe Territory, is a very important part of the overall ministry of the Division. Salvationists in Georgia believe that children deserve a better future. Children need to build a world where God’s Love and Harmony reigns: “A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in[…]
Today, October 1st, the whole world celebrates the International Day of Older Persons. On 14 December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly designated October 1 as the International Day of Older Persons. People of respectable age are a treasure of nations, a source of folk wisdom. Caring for the older generation is a national concern[…]
The Salvation Army International Leaders General Brian Peddle and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle will visit Eastern Europe Territory with Headquarters located in Chisinau (Moldova). It is a real blessing for the Salvationists in our Territory. Worship Services and prayers with the International Leaders of the Salvation Army will be held in Moldova in October: Friday 7th October… […]
Kharkiv Corps Salvationists (Ukraine Division) support young Ukrainians whose childhoods was invaded by war. Childhood should be safe and happy, joyful. Currently, the childhood of Ukrainian children has fallen on the war period of time. Some children don’t even have relatives or homes anymore. With sincere ministry, with faith in their hearts, Salvationists support children in[…]
Today, September 21st, the world community celebrates the International Day of Peace. This year, the focus of Peace Day is on engaging and mobilizing people around the world to show support to those who need it most – refugees, migrants, and victims of war. Today, peace in Ukraine is not an abstract desire but also[…]
Only 3 weeks left till the visit of the International Leaders of The Salvation Army General Brian Peddle and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle. Salvationists in Eastern Europe Territory are thrilled and getting ready for such an important event . Worship and prayers with the International Leaders of The Salvation Army that will take place in October[…]
This year, Ukrainian schoolchildren and students began the school year in war conditions. Some of them have started studying online, some of them, where safe, attend schools and a lot of them went to schools and universities in other countries where they had fled for safety and comfort. The resumption of education requires school supplies,[…]
My name is Daria. I am a captain of The Salvation Army. My husband is also an officer of The Salvation Army in the rank of major. We have 2 children ages 8 and 2 years old. Because the city of Dnipro is now being heavily attacked by missiles, we left Dnipro on April 26[…]
Tim Green interviews Ivan Berezkin, a Salvationist on the front line of the war. Guided by their faith and love of God, Salvation Army officers, employees and volunteers in Ukraine are undertaking vital work to help millions of people affected by the conflict with Russia. Since the war began, frontline workers have provided urgently needed[…]
With the conflict in Ukraine showing no signs of ending, Salvation Army officers, employees and volunteers are continuing to play a vital role in supporting those affected. While much of the world’s attention is focused on towns and cities in Ukraine under attack, other parts of the country are having to deal with an influx[…]
Eastern Europe Leadership and cabinet
Colonels KELVIN AND CHERALYNNE PETHYBRIDGE
Lieutenant-Colonels Richard and Ann Borrett
Major David Darchiashvili
Major Elena Cotruta
MAJOR VICTORIA LALAC
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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