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.
“Let the Christmas star Light up faces with joy, Let him show the way to love May you be happy and healthy!” These were the words of the host of the concert, Hollywood actress of Ukrainian origin, Vira Farmiga, in Ukrainian language, which opened the concert called “Notes from Ukraine” on December 4 in Carnegie[…]
The message of Christmas can be wrapped up in one word – Hope. When Jesus came as a tiny baby, He brought hope for humanity. Hope of forgiveness, Hope of a restored relationship with God and Hope of Peace for all. This year has been a challenging year. It started with great hope, thinking that[…]
Captain Svetlana Bochkareva is the corps officer at Pesochin, a suburb in Kharkiv, Eastern Ukraine, only 40km from the Russian border. This city has suffered relentless missile strikes, drone attacks and shelling since the Russians invaded Ukraine on 24 February. Critical infrastructure has been destroyed, and much of the city lies in ruins. Thousands of[…]
The love, joy and shared faith of the people of the Eastern Europe Territory (EET) was evident throughout the visit of General Brian Peddle and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle (World President of Women’s Ministries) 6-10 October, in Chisinau, capital of Moldova. Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova, Romania and Ukraine make up the EET, with headquarters in Chisinau. The[…]
The unity and faith of officers, soldiers and delegates from the diverse nations of the Eastern Europe Territory (EET) was evident as they arrived in Chisenau, capital of Moldova, and met up with each other – many for the first time in four years. As reunions took place throughout the day, the international leaders General[…]
More than 200 young Salvationists attended Territorial Meeting with the General Brian Peddle and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle. Youth is the future and the present of The Salvation Army. They must grow steadily, relying on the experience of the older generation, and must advance the ministry and mission in the modern, changing and technological world. General[…]
The long-awaited moment has arrived! The Salvation Army’s international leaders, General Brian Peddle and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle, landed tonight in Chisenau, Moldova – headquarters of the Eastern Europe Territory (EET). Major Galina Burlacu and Maya Butrimova, in national dress, presented the leaders with the traditional Moldovan welcome gifts of bread, salt and grape juice. Officers, soldiers and[…]
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[…]
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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