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Ukraine

LHF Translator Continues to Share the Gospel in Wartime

Friday, March 25, 2022

Rev. Slavik Horpynchuk, bishop of the Ukrainian Lutheran Church and project coordinator for LHF projects in Ukraine, is continuing to preach the Good News from safe cover while war rages in his home country. While the flock of Resurrection Lutheran Church in Kyiv is scattered, Rev. Horpynchuk is using social media to broadcast daily prayers … Read More

Your gifts at work: Catechisms for Ukrainian Refugee Children

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

This Christmas season in Ukraine, your donations to the LHF mission made it possible for the Ukrainian Lutheran Church to present a most precious gift to refugee children: Luther’s Small Catechism, written in the Ukrainian language. The refugees have arrived in Kyiv from the Donetsk Oblast (region) that was occupied by Russians after they occupied … Read More

Those dark nights were illuminated with the glory of heaven

Monday, November 29, 2021

It did not matter whether winter was snowy or not. Back in the 1970s, Christmas could be white or rainy, and yet it was still Christmas in the western parts of Ukraine. It was also quite different from celebrations that we have now. The USSR was not just an atheistic country. The Soviet government declared … Read More

The “Year of the Bible” Proclaimed in Ukraine

Monday, May 14, 2018

As 2018 is proclaimed the “Year of the Bible” in Ukraine, Lutheran youth and teens are receiving their own Ukrainian-language Bible Stories in Pictures from the Lutheran Heritage Foundation. LHF has translated and printed 1,000 copies of the colorful Bible storybook in the Ukrainian language. Laid in a comic book style, its 350 pages include … Read More

LHF in Ukraine: “We wanted Luther to speak Ukrainian!”

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Rev. Dr. V’yacheslav Horpynchuk Bishop, Ukrainian Lutheran Church The collapse of the atheistic Soviet Union was the first great miracle of God that I had the privilege to witness. The resurrection of the Ukrainian Lutheran Church was the second great miracle. For these miracles I continue to thank our Lord. After the fall of the … Read More