Current UMO News

Executive Committee

June 12, 2017 |

Introducing our new website/blog with a picture of our first executive committee skype meeting! Life and ministry is continuing to move in fast forward and we’re thankful that our amazing board of directors has now added an executive committee to our support team. Our board of directors meets with us once a month via skype…

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Children’s Hospital #1

September 8, 2015 |

Since our return to Ukraine in August, Jim and I have suggested to each other that we go visit our friends at Children’s Hospital #1, but it seems that something always interferes with our plans. But Friday, when Viktor called to see if he could come by before he went to the hospital we quickly…

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First Baptist Church

February 27, 2015 |

We arrived in the U.S. on Friday night and Sunday morning we were sharing our lives with friends at First Baptist Church in Princess Anne, Maryland. This faithful body has prayed for us and for our ministry in Ukraine since we first left the Shore in 2001. We were delighted to be invited to spend…

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Rotterdam

September 3, 2014 |

What happens every four years and has the potential to impact every part of the world for good? There are probably lots of answers to this question but the one I am looking for is the International Christian Medical Dental Association World Congress. It was held in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, July 19-24. What a…

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What's been happening?

May 9, 2014 |

Though we have not been posting here regularly over the past several months, please know that we have been keeping busy on both sides of the Atlantic, as well as in European countries. Read more in our latest newsletter.

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Kharkiv conference

October 15, 2013 |

Please join us in praying for the upcoming 4th Annual International Christian Conference of Young Medical Professionals taking place this weekend in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Read more in our latest newsletter!

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Rostyslav and Alla join the team

October 11, 2013 |

As we announced in our newsletter last night, we are thrilled that Rostyslav and Alla Semikov have joined our Ukraine Medical Outreach team! Read the full announcement here. Please pray for us all as we transition into this new expansion of the team. May God receive ALL the glory for the great things He has…

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Looking back to move forward

September 3, 2013 |

After months of intense ministry — love it, but it takes every waking minute to do it well — we slowed down in August to look back at what we’ve done to better determine where we might best focus our efforts. The results will be covered in a flurry of brief newsletters over the coming…

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Day two in the park

July 13, 2013 |

Thursday began like Wednesday, only on this day we somewhat knew what to expect. We were so encouraged when we finally arrived at the park — some of the children from the day before had returned and some had brought friends with them. Hooray! And the impatient grandmother from the day before also returned with…

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Park play

July 13, 2013 |

Our first full day as a team… We divided into groups and subgroups: Two groups went to two different flats to do some major repairs on ceilings. Neither of the families would have been able to pay someone to do this work, and were surprised to find that a group of strangers from Switzerland would…

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