Abuse is real and we have a Christian responsibility to confront and deal with it. SafeChurch, an initiative that has been under development since September 2021, provides training and resources to prevent abuse in church and to minister to victims of abuse.
Through Compassion Services International (CSi) we have distributed approximately $200,000 in humanitarian aid to our churches in Ukraine. CSi also has partnered with another charitable organization to secure refugee housing in Poland. In addition, more than one hundred church members have been evacuated from war-torn portions of Ukraine thanks to CSi assistance.
The situation in Ukraine is dire, but the latest reports indicate that most Apostolic believers and churches are safe. One national leader reported that Ukrainian believers are experiencing supernatural protection and assurance. “It’s like we feel an angelic presence around us,” he noted.
We received a report from our leader in Ukraine. He and his family are in a small village outside of Kiev. Currently, they are safe and in close contact with our churches and pastors. Cities throughout the county are under attack, including Odessa, where there is a naval base and an Apostolic church.
Storms unleashed devastating tornadoes late Friday and early Saturday. In Kentucky we had two churches hit with tens of thousands of dollars of damage. A few of our ministers’ houses were damaged beyond repair. A couple of saints' homes were also destroyed.
The United Pentecostal Church International will host their annual General Conference at the Indiana Convention Center on October 5–8. The four-day conference will feature worship, preaching, and networking opportunities, as well as the organization’s annual business meeting.
The UPCI has thousands of churches across the United States and Canada. This Church and Ministry Locator will assist you in finding a local congregation as well as Bible colleges, campgrounds, and district offices.
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