Fraser Valley Group - April 2015 | Hungry For Life

April 2015: ,

The Fraser Valley team is made up of individuals from in and around the lower mainland who have committed to being involved in various projects in Ukraine throughout the year. This team hosted banquets through the local church for widows, handicap, poor families, and refugees. At the banquets the team distributed food and hygiene hampers in addition to handing out quality clothing that had been shipped ahead of time. In addition to the banquets, the team worked with children, provided biblical teaching, and visited widows.

Additional items accomplished: 
  • Completed 60 home visits
  • Hosted 11 banquets for 600 people
  • 850 food hampers distributed
  • 850 hygiene hampers distributed
  • 180 children packs distributed
  • 100lb of gleaners soup mix distributed
  • 2 sessions of biblical teaching at the Rehab center for 15 men

Team Testimonials:

"[This trip has] deepened my faith! The peace God gave us to come here was the start of a great experience."
"I am more determined than ever to know Jesus."
"[This trip has caused me to] be more thankful. I love to see people loving God and loving others."
"It rocks you to the core to see how oppressed these people are. The poverty, corruption..."
"[I have been] shaken & humbled by faithfulness of believers here."
"The kindness of other, the local church etc. revealed such generosity... it moved me deeply."
"The vibrancy of the local Christians has rubbed off on me... hopefully forever!"
"I'm humbled by the faith of local Christians in such difficult circumstances."
"I wanted to go to help—that was worthwhile. But the need is immense—who will continue to give care & food if the war continues?"

Team Blog:

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

where did the time go....

Wednesday – We praise God for another morning of sunshine! One group headed off to visit Pasha in Shishkino. He was doing quite well and it was a positive visit for everyone.  50 children’s bags were packed for the afternoon village banquet and some more home visits were done.

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Tuesday, April 21st, 2015


Monday – a day off! We enjoyed a leisure breakfast and then some of us went out to do some shopping and driving along the river. It was a rainy day with a cold wind so not too much time was spent outside.

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Monday, April 20th, 2015


Our fullest day yet! Three services in two locations and one banquet with our new found friends. Its been said a picture tells a thousand words. With these you can feel the LOVE.

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Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Friday Saturday


Another very rewarding day was had by all! Began by hosting a widow banquet at the central church here in Nikopol. When we arrived at 9:30 am the church was already almost full.

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Friday, April 17th, 2015

Home Visits

Today was home visit day for the ladies and the men were collecting all the product for food and hygiene hampers.

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Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Another Beautiful Day

Another beautiful day today! We had a banquet for handicap kids at the River Church and a few of us shared our testimonies. We were blessed to have puppet show with us today again, kids loved it!

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Wednesday, April 15th, 2015


Good morning everyone. Sorry to keep you waiting, we weren’t able to post a blog yesterday. Yesterday we woke up to a light rain and cooler temperatures but the work must  go on!

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