Current UMO News

Autism update

April 13, 2013 | Comments Off on Autism update

UMO board member Tom Saxon is very much devoted to the challenge of autism in Ukraine. As a former missionary with Mission to the World, he and his wife lived for two years in Odessa, Ukraine. During this time he became aware of the plight of families with children with autism, and in March, Tom…

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PRiME time

April 13, 2013 | Comments Off on PRiME time

For the past couple of years Jim has been collaborating with a group called PRIME, Partners in International Medical Education. This group works within the medical education system sharing and teaching “Whole Person Medical Care.” An openly Christian organization working within 40+ countries, PRiME shares that much can be learned from Jesus Christ, the Good…

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Leadership council of foreign medical students

December 31, 2012 | Comments Off on Leadership council of foreign medical students

Six young men on the leadership council of foreign medical students traveled by overnight bus and overnight train from all parts of Ukraine to Kyiv on Saturday to discuss, pray, and consider the future of this group. As an adviser to this group of Christians, it was a privilege to host this meeting in our…

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Our New Year's prayer

December 28, 2012 | Comments Off on Our New Year's prayer

This was initially sent to recipients of Jim’s monthly devotional, primarily medical students and colleagues who have asked to receive them: New Year’s Prayers from UMO, People all over the world celebrate the coming of the New Year. If we take the time to look back and reflect upon our lives, most of us will…

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Christmas greetings from UMO

December 24, 2012 | Comments Off on Christmas greetings from UMO

The following message was sent to all students and medical professionals who receive our devotionals each month: No one knows the exact birth date of Jesus. Whether you celebrate on December 25th or January 7th may you take time to meditate on the mystery of the birth of Christ. Please think about how our Holy…

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