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Prayer Card

February 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

We are so happy with our new prayer card…and it marks the beginning of our missions conferences for 2018. Thank you, Laura Brown, for your help in putting this together and a big thanks to Minutemen Press in Mason OH for their quick turnaround! We are currently in Birmingham AL at the MISSIONS on PURPOSE…

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UMO Board Meeting 2018

January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Wow! We have just concluded an amazing weekend with our board of directors. We are thankful to have men and women help guide us through the growing ministry of UMO. Also thankful to have had the book NO MAN’S LAND recommended to us last month. Working through the questions in the beginning chapters greatly focused…

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World AIDS Day

December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

December 1. World AIDS Day. As much as HIV/AIDS seems to be on the decrease in Africa and other areas, we are sadly aware that this disease is on the increase in Ukraine. The stigma associated with HIV in Ukraine is so strong that many people will simply not be tested, even if they are…

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Festival of Lights

December 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

How much can one unpack in one short day? Fortunately, we were able to find kitchen utensils and could actually prepare a lunch with proper measurements! We even could sit at our kitchen table to enjoy our first meal in our new home…another first for us that was also a first for Tanya! That evening…

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On the Move

December 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

So much has taken place in our past few months that I am kicking myself for not writing daily! There is no way to catch up on ALL that has happened, but I will give some highlights over the next days! We have moved our official USA home address from Maryland to Ohio. The Ukraine…

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Executive Committee

June 12, 2017 | 2 Comments

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 | 2 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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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More lessons from Prayer Week

January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

We were definitely challenged over the week to consider our personal walks with the Lord and how that affects our professional/ministry life. A few snippets along the way: Step out in faith with a new mindset! Listen to Him in order to stand for Him. We have access through Christ to all we need to…

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Merry Christmas

January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Wishing you all a very merry Christmas from some of the group in Serbia!

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