Category Archives: Handicapped Ministry

playing catch-up, 7

All through June, we began work with our Ministry for Those with Disabilities team to get ready for camp in July.  One of the nice things about summer is that we can give more time and energy to being part … Continue reading

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October prayer calendar out

It’s a thin post, content-wise, but we just wanted to let you know that there is a new monthly prayer calendar available.  If you’d like to receive it, drop us a note at jmmcdonnel@aol.com or contact us via facebook.

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stories from camp 5 – lifting Kolya

We’ve already started school here – at least some of us have – and we are still reflecting on the amazing two weeks we had at camp. The last night, during the evening service, we were just enjoying a last … Continue reading

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stories from camp 4b – cool friend helps craft lady

I have a friend who loves kids, loves crafts, and loves to buy craft things for me to take to Ukraine.  She always finds cool stuff on sale – like for cents a package – and stocks up, usually in … Continue reading

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stories from camp 4 – it’s craft time!

Here are some of the crafts we made during our two weeks at camp.  They were designed to reinforce the lesson topics, which covered the “I am” statements Jesus made.  I won’t put a lot of text here but I … Continue reading

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stories from camp 3 – sitting with the moms

A team of American youth visiting Ukraine for ministry with YWAM here helped at camp the first three days.  One of the leaders had the idea of having an afternoon tea time with the moms, just wanting to listen to their … Continue reading

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stories from camp 2 – let the games begin

Camp is fun, especially when you’ve got crazy games going on every day, games that are totally over the top fun!  Two young gals who have started attending the handicapped service this past year took charge of the games and … Continue reading

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stories from camp 1 – ‘I thought I’d come and learn’

As we gathered for dinner at camp the first night, I asked one of the other leaders who a particular young man was; I just didn’t recognize him, yet he seemed to be part of the leadership team.  It turns … Continue reading

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craft lady

We’re back home and getting ourselves back into a routine (as much as you have routine in summer :-)), and are getting ready for camp to start next week. I (Donna) met with Sveta before we left to talk about crafts. … Continue reading

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camp’s a’comin’

You wouldn’t have to scroll down too far to see pictures from camp 2009, but in the spirit of updating, here’s the scoop: Our church’s Ministry to Those with Disabilties (we do speak politically incorrectly here and call it, for … Continue reading

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Camp News

This past week we had the camp for those with disabilities. The Lord really blessed the 11 days we spent at a church and campgrounds about 45 minutes outside of Kiev. About 45 people in all attended. I wanted to … Continue reading

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