Today in Liepaja in our aid station we will have a man from Ukraine with a bullet wound. There are a lot of people like that, a lot of seriously wounded, and it’s sobering when you forget about the reality of what’s happening again and it seems like the war is somewhere far away. It […]
A new St. Meinard Foundation project is in the works. Dr. M. Luther’s Brief Catechism and Prayer Book are being printed in Ukrainian and Russian. Books in Ukrainian will be sent to Kiev as a gift to the local Lutheran Church. They will also be distributed to European parishes that have welcomed Ukrainian refugees
On October 25, there were more than 20 people from the occupied territories of Ukraine, women and children, with pets at the support center in Liepaja . Some photos.
Today we have quite a lot of people at the terminal in Liepaja, reports volunteer Martins (first photo) — 20 people and pets. All met, brought, registered, now waiting to board the ferry to Germany. Mostly families with small children. Mariupol, Zaporozhye, Kharkiv region, Kherson region.
The guys from Mariupol, a couple of days ago in our aid station in Liepaja. They are now safely in Germany. Tomorrow there will be quite a lot of people again, more 20 people will go + pets
After the annexation, Ukrainians flee the occupied territories to EU. At the border crossings in the Pskov region, the situation is approximately the same as on the borders with Kazakhstan and Georgia, there are many days of queues, there is not enough food and water, people sleep on the ground, etc. This has been happening […]
The Volunteer Center continues to work. We were able to reach an agreement with a foundation that will pay for a certain number of seats on the ferry for our Ukrainians
Our little passengers and clients of the volunteer center. They need support, too.
A story from our Ukrainian aid station. This family was traveling from the occupied territories through Liepaja, planning to end up in Denmark. While they were here for a couple of days, our volunteers found them a job and a place to live in the city! In the end they decided to stay in Liepaja
Our publishing ministry helps spread the gospel outside of Latvia. We sent a batch of Martin Luther’s Brief Catechisms with a Prayer Book to Pastor Pavel Zayakin, who does Russian-speaking work in Tallinn, Estonia. May they serve as a blessing and help many people find their way in the church!