The triumphant return of “The Schedryk ” to the USA 100 years after the premiere

“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[…]

A time of grace in a war-torn territory

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[…]

International leaders support ‘faith and courage’ in Eastern Europe

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[…]

Ungheni corps officers Majors Eugenia and Gheorghe Roman hosted the leaders

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[…]

The long-awaited moment has arrived!

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[…]

Children’s Ministry in Ukraine Division

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

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

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[…]

The Whole World Celebrates the International Day of Older Persons

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[…]