Current UMO News

Ruslana Kharkovenko

March 7, 2019 |

Ruslana Kharkovenko, a professor at Vinnytsia medical school who also taught master classes in the previous two international student conferences, is being recommended by UMO to receive training in whole person medical care in England this month at the Partners in International Medical Education (PRIME).  We are praying that the principles will then be taught…

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Vinnytsia Video Report

March 4, 2019 |

It has been well worth the wait — we have recently received the video report of  the 9th International Christian Conference for Young Medical Professionals that took place in Vinnytsia last October. Our videographer Sergey Burlaka has been with us since the beginning and has become a good friend in the process. He loves helping…

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Cincinnati Ministry

February 3, 2019 |

During the last three years since we moved our home base back to the United States, we have become increasingly aware of the great spiritual need in North America.  The United States has become more divided not only politically but spiritually as well. Regardless of your faith, we find the sacred/secular divide growing ever wider.…

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Prayer Week North America 2019

February 1, 2019 |

Hot on the heels of Prayer Week Europe followed Prayer Week North America 2019.  Jim’s return from Ukraine on Saturday January 12 was delayed by an unscheduled overnight stay in Toronto causing barely enough time to unpack and do laundry before repacking and driving north to the FaHoLo conference center (Faith, Hope, Love) in Grasslake,…

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Prayer Week Europe 2019

January 30, 2019 |

Prayer Week is a gathering of healthcare workers in regions around the world initially started by Healthcare Christian Fellowship International over 15 years ago to bring like-minded people together for a week of prayer to seek God’s leading in the medical field, both individually and collectively. The week is not spent talking about prayer but…

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More lessons from Prayer Week

January 12, 2015 |

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 |

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

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A day of solitude

January 7, 2015 |

Traditionally, the second day of Prayer Week is a day of solitude — a time to spend personally with God through His Word and His creation. Today was just that. Each of us privately spent the day with God…perhaps discussing with Him any concerns or challenges that may be occupying our minds. Rarely do we…

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A new year starts with prayer

January 6, 2015 |

We are thrilled with the opportunities that God gave us last year. And we are looking forward to watching God unfold His plan for this ministry for 2015. As has been our tradition, we are spending this first week of January with like-minded health care professionals who are all praying and asking God to reveal…

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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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