NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER FOR UKRAINE

8th June 2019, Kiev Sport Palace

  Our country has another unique chance to experience the power of joint prayer and of faith of the people. On June 8th, 2019, the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine was held for the fourth time in Kyiv. Millions of Ukrainians will unite for the sake of peace and justice, forgiveness and understanding, for the sake of spiritual revival and new future for the country. The same day, prayer events were held in many cities of Ukraine.
  Ukraine is overcoming many obstacles on its path to dreamed spiritual and economic freedom. Despite all challenges and difficulties of recent years, God continues to protect territorial integrity of Ukraine and peace in most of its lands, gives freedom to practice your faith and to pray, points to ways of overcoming despair and gives hope for a better future. 

The Bible contains many descriptions of dramatic events, when God saved and blessed His people in response to their zealous prayer in humility and repentance: “If My people who are called by My name humble themselves, and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land” (2 Chronicles 7:14).

 Therefore, acknowledging our dependence on God, we want to invite all Ukrainian Christians to become part of united National Prayer for Ukraine. Let us pray for our country, for present circumstances and for our future. Let us pray together in faith that our joint prayer will be a blessing for the people of Ukraine!

Events

08.05.2019

Pastor's forum 8 May 2019

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Pastor's forum 8 May 2019

08.05.2019

  The pastoral forum for preparation for the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine began in the Center of Christian Life of Ukraine. Nearly two hundred pastors and leaders from Kyiv and Kyiv Oblast gathered together. Prayer, singing and fraternal dinner. And exactly in a month - on June 8, 2019, we will all gather together in the Kyiv Palace of Sports to pray for Ukraine together in unity.

14.02.2019

President of Ukraine in Ukrainian Bible Society

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President of Ukraine in Ukrainian Bible Society

14.02.2019

 Representatives of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine, along with numerous heads of Ukrainian church leaders, took part in a solemn meeting at the Ukrainian House of the Bible (Ukrainian Bible Society). On February 13, 2019, the Ukrainian Bible Society visited the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko for the first time in history. In his short speech, the head of state emphasized the importance of uniting believers in the difficult times of our time. He noted the importance of the Word of God and the common prayer of believers to strengthen the spiritual authority of the church in Ukraine. Also during the Year of the Word of God in Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko took part in the creation of the Handwriting Bible. Almost 30,000 Ukrainians joined this Ukrainian event. The head of state himself wrote the first verse of the book of Genesis and received in the memory of this event a copy of the Peresopnytsia Gospel from the Honorable President of the Ukrainian Bible Society of the Gregoriy Comendant

21.01.2019

Working committee meeting on 21 January 2019

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Working committee meeting on 21 January 2019

21.01.2019

  On January 21, 2019, the first meeting of the working committee of National Day of Prayer for Ukraine took place. Despite a tight schedule, representatives of churches gathered almost full. More than two dozen servants worked fruitfully for more than three hours. All present witnessed that the National Day of Prayer in 2018 raised the common prayer of believers to a new level. More people support a common prayer for Ukraine and open to inter-church communication. The agenda summed up the last prayer of 2018 and outlined work directions this year. Already formed a combined ushers group, musical committee, media committee and many others. Also, all present unanimously supported the proposal to express prayer support to the UK. On January 26, 2019, a Day of Prayer for Britain will take place in London, so Ukrainian churches have sent an official letter to the prayer organizers in the UK with the words of support.

20.12.2018

The heads of Ukrainian churches approved the Declaration of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine in 2019

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The heads of Ukrainian churches approved the Declaration of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine in 2019

20.12.2018

30.11.2018

The fourth National Day of Prayer for Ukraine will be held on June 8, 2019

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The fourth National Day of Prayer for Ukraine will be held on June 8, 2019

30.11.2018

  The fourth National Day of Prayer for Ukraine will be held on June 8, 2019 at the Kiev Sports Palace. This decision was made on November 30 at a meeting of the Spiritual Council of the event.

“Within the framework of the joint meeting of the Council of Evangelical Protestant Churches of Ukraine and the Ukrainian Inter-Church Council, the issue of holding the next National Day of Prayer for Ukraine was considered. We are happy to inform you that it will take place again! ”

The priests noted that prayer and fasting are the things that can bring hope and peace to the people of Ukraine. In the first meeting, the bishops and pastors of the churches of Ukraine discussed a number of organizational issues

31.05.2018

President of Ukraine supported National Prayer Day for Ukraine

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President of Ukraine supported National Prayer Day for Ukraine

31.05.2018

  May 31, 2018, in Kiev, at the VII National Prayer Breakfast, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in his address to the audience said the words of support for the holding of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine. In his speech, he also stressed the importance of this event for both the faithful of Ukraine and the entire Ukrainian community.

16.04.2018

Spiritual Council and pastors meeting at 12 Apr 2018

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Spiritual Council and pastors meeting at 12 Apr 2018

16.04.2018

   On April 12, 2018, two important events in preparation for the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine took place at the Philadelphia Church. The first was the meeting of the Spiritual Council, a gathering of bishops, heads of associations, to resolve key issues in this year's prayer forum. Despite the tight schedule of each bishop, nearly twenty clerics were present at the meeting. Discussed the program of the event, the composition of the participants, distributed the themes and directions of prayer for each of the speakers. It was also decided to include in the Spiritual Council of the Religious Center "Union of Christian Churches of Ukraine" Word of Life "led by Andriy Bakala. It should be noted that this association actively participated in the preparation and conduct of the Prayer in previous years. Another association expects to be included in the Spiritual Council. After a short break in the big hall, a motivational meeting for pastors of local churches in Kyiv and the region began. The meeting brought together almost three hundred pastors and servants of the Kyiv region. Presenters have shown a record video of last year's Prayer for Ukraine and held a brief presentation on preparations for the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine this year. Each of the presenters could ask questions to the bishops and get an answer in a live discussion. In general, all of the participants emphasized that such a prayer union is doing a good job in establishing fraternal relations between different denominations at the level of pastors and parishioners of churches. We remind you that the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine will be held on June 2, 2018 at the Kyiv Palace of Sports. The beginning of the musical program is at 16.30. It is also possible to join the prayer in your churches in the cities, as well as through live broadcasts through the partners TV channels, as well as on the website of Prayers and social media. Keep up with the news, there's still a lot of interesting things ahead. We pray for Ukraine together!

05.03.2018

Working meeting of musical leaders, March 5, 2018

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Working meeting of musical leaders, March 5, 2018

05.03.2018

  On March 5, 2018, a working meeting of musical leaders from the church unions took place. The topic of the meeting is the creation of the musical part of the next National Day of Prayer for Ukraine, which will take place on June 2, 2018 at the Kyiv Palace of Sports. The participants of the meeting began work on the selection of musical works for the performance and preparation of a consolidated interdenominational choir and symphony orchestra. Keep up with the news, there's still a lot of interesting things ahead! Let's pray for Ukraine together!

01.02.2018

Meeting of the Spiritual Council of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine, February 1, 2018

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Meeting of the Spiritual Council of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine, February 1, 2018

01.02.2018

On February 1, 2018, a meeting of the Spiritual Council of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine took place. At the meeting, the decision of the Council of Evangelical Protestant Churches of Ukraine on the inclusion of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine in the list of official events in 2018 as part of the celebration of the Word of God in Ukraine was made public. The date was also scheduled to take place on April 12, when a motivational meeting of regional pastors of Kyiv and the region will be held in Kyiv to disseminate information about Prayer in churches, as well as their active involvement in the preparation and implementation of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine, which will be held on June 2, 2018 in Kyiv palace of sport

03.04.2017

Pastors meeting 23 March 2017

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Pastors meeting 23 March 2017

03.04.2017

23 March 2017 more than 300 pastors of local churches in Kyiv and Kyiv region gathered at the motivation meeting to prepare for the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine to be held on May 27 at the Sports Palace in Kiev. The meeting was informal and was initiated by the organizing committee to unite in prayer and communion of pastors and leaders of different churches and denominations.
International evangelist David Hathaway invite all present to united prayer for Ukraine and shared his hopes that the common faithful prayer can change in our country all the better.
During the event the short report was shown on the screen. Also all present had received presentation materials for distribution in their local churches. After a brief official part, when Ukrainian Christian leaders and bishops addressed to the assembly with one main request - to unite and pray together.
The joint prayer also called for unity, pastors and leaders together to pray and asked God for blessing.
And at the end of the meeting, despite the late hour and the weekday, on a friendly dinner and fraternal communion everyone continued to discuss future plans and the main purpose of the meeting - National Day of Prayer for Ukraine.
Remind - National Day of Prayer for Ukraine will be held on May 27, 2017 in Kiev Sports Palace. Beginning at 17.00

20.03.2017

16 March 2017 Committee meeting

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16 March 2017 Committee meeting

20.03.2017

March 16, in the already familiar place was a meeting of the working committee of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine. Among other organizational moments, two key issues were considered on the agenda: the creation of a combined choir from all the churches of the participants and the holding of a motivational meeting of the pastors of the local churches in Kiev and the region. The working committee decided to create a working group of chorus leaders and worship leaders for the preparation of the common choir. A meeting of pastors will be held on March 23 at the premises of the Philadelphia Church in Kiev at Goloseevskaya str. 57. The beginning at 18.00. At the meeting, a representative from the organizing committee will provide maximum information about the purposes and tasks of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine. Also, the bishops of Ukrainian churches will appeal to the pastors with an challenge them to motivate the parishioners of their churches to join the National fast Day on May 26, 2017 and come to the Palace of Sports on May 27, 2017, in order to pray to Ukraine in prayerful unity. Among the participants of the pastors meeting will be the British evangelist David Hathaway. The National Day of Prayer for Ukraine is held by support of Ministry of David Hathaway.

20.02.2017

Spiritual Council meeting at 17 Feb 2017

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Spiritual Council meeting at 17 Feb 2017

20.02.2017

February 17, 2017 in the walls of Ukrainian Evangelical Theological Seminary met the Spiritual Council of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine. The structure of the Spiritual Council included several bishops and leaders of the largest religious unions of Ukraine. The meeting discussed the program of the National Day of Prayer, the composition of speakers that will lead prayer each of the chosen direction, has a number of organizational issues. But the main issue on the agenda was preparation for the general meeting of regional pastors of local churches of Kyiv and Kyiv region. The date of the meeting scheduled for 24 March 2017. The time and place of the meeting will be agreed and notified to local churches through their representatives in the working committee. It is assumed that at the meeting of bishops appeal to pastors and is planned to be attended by international evangelist David Hathaway. With the support of his Ministry to the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine is the second consecutive year. So the main purpose of the meeting - to give as much information about the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine, motivate pastors to urge the church members to participate in prayer personally at May 27, 2017 in Kiev Sports Palace, or in local churches, where it will be organized locally. We appeal to all to support the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine, to share information about the event and personally join the prayer of unity, and may God bless Ukraine!

15.02.2017

Committee meeting at 14 Feb 2017

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Committee meeting at 14 Feb 2017

15.02.2017

At February 14, 2017 took place a meeting of the working committee of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine. The meeting took place in the familiar place for all - in the building of Philadelphia Church. Despite the tight schedule, the meeting was attended by almost all members of the religious association. They worked very efficiently and quickly. Just six items of the agenda were discussed during the one hour, and further action is assigned. The main objectives to work now - is meeting the spiritual Council of Bishops, to be held February 17, 2017, and the preparation for the joint meeting of the regional pastors of local churches in Kiev and the region. Pastors meeting planned for the end of March. This meeting should help through local pastors to bring the idea of ​​the National Day of Prayer to the much more peoples, and encourage them to join the Prayer in Kiev May 27, 2017. Follow our updates.

07.02.2017

27 May 2017 National Day of Prayer for Ukraine official press release

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27 May 2017 National Day of Prayer for Ukraine official press release

07.02.2017

When Jesus created the Church, He gave her the power and authority of his name to make requests in prayer to Almighty God, the Creator and King of the Universe. “And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.” (John 14:13) Prayer is a gracious gift and a privilege given by God. The prayer of faith is a powerful spiritual weapon able to destroy the works of Satan and change the course of history. Unity of prayer is of great strength, as the Bible and the history of mankind clearly show! Today, in a time of great political and socio-economic difficulties, God gives the Church and the people of Ukraine a unique chance to witness the power of united prayer of faith to God. The state of total despair in the people, the corruption and incompetence of the Ukrainian authorities, frustrated relations with Western partners and the exhausting war in the east are a great opportunity to demonstrate the greatness and omnipotence of our God, who only can save and raise up our country. That is why the Spirit of God urges his people not to lose faith and perseverance and to meet together again on the prayer mountain to light a fire on the altar of zealous prayer for Ukraine. The Lord calls us to put on the whole armour of God and stand side-by-side in prayerful intercession for our native land! The goal of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine is the prayer of unity of all churches and all people for the salvation and revival of our country. We wholeheartedly believe that God will hear our humble prayer and grant peace and prosperity to our long-suffering Ukrainian land. “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.” (2 Chronicles 7:14) The organising committee of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine developed the rules of prayer and formal Declaration which enshrine the main goals and direction of our prayer requests. The following have already joined in the preparation and carrying out of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine: - Church of Evangelical Christians in Ukraine - All-Ukrainian Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists - Ukrainian Union Conference of Seventh-Day Adventist - Ukrainian Bible Society - Union of Free Churches of Christians of Evangelical Faith of Ukraine - Brotherhood of Independent Churches and Missions of Evangelical Christians-Baptists - Association of Missionary Churches of Evangelical Christians of Ukraine - Centre for Independent Charismatic Christian Churches of Ukraine (Full Gospel) - Council of Independent Evangelical Churches of Ukraine - Association of Christians of Evangelical Faith "Salvation" - Kiev Jewish Messianic Community - Association of Christians of Evangelical Faith "Ukrainian Missionary Church" - Union "Ukraine Church of God" - Centre of Evangelical Christian Churches of Ukraine "Victory" - The Union of Evangelical Churches "Association" Good News "in Ukraine" - Ukrainian Christian Church "New Generation" - United Christian Evangelical Church of the Living God in Ukraine - Spiritual Administration of Christian Churches "Kingdom of God" in Ukraine - Commonwealth Churches and Missions "Ukrainian Christian Assembly" - International Ministry "God Seekers Movement". We invite the participation in prayer of Christians of every denomination! Kyiv, Sports Palace, May 27, 2017, at 17:00 More information at: www.prayforukraine.com.ua. On organisational matters, please call: +38 (067) 800-3780 or email: info@prayforukraine.com.ua With the support of the Ministry of David Hathaway

20.01.2017

Commitee meeting 20 January 2017

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Commitee meeting 20 January 2017

20.01.2017

January 20, 2017, after the winter holidays, going to work new working committee of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine. At the first meeting of the new year brought together representatives of more than ten associations and religious unions. This time, the working committee of representatives joined the Seventh-day Adventist Ukraine and the Association of Missionary Churches of Evangelical Christians of Ukraine. The meeting summed up the past National Day of Prayer for Ukraine, and set up directions of work for the next prayer forum. There was settled responsible people for key areas and decided to hold a general meeting of pastors of local churches Kyiv region to spread the idea of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine, as well as active uploads local churches to prepare and participate in the Day of Prayer. Pastoral meeting scheduled for the end of March. The exact date and time of the next will decided at next committee, which will be announced on our resources and through responsible in all church unions. We remind, that the next National Day of Prayer for Ukraine held in Kyiv Sports Palace 27 May 2017. Follow us, distribute information on the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine join us and let’s pray for Ukraine together!

15.12.2016

Constituent meeting of ukrainian Bishops

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Constituent meeting of ukrainian Bishops

15.12.2016

December 15, 2016 in Kyiv office of Ukrainian Bible Society held constituent meeting of Ukrainian Christian leaders to hold the next National Day of Prayer for Ukraine in 2017. The meeting was attended by heads of almost all major Christian associations Ukraine, those who took part in the event this year, and those who join now. So to brothers council of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine joined the head of the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Ukraine - Stanislav Nosov and Chairman of Brotherhood of Independent Churches and Missions of Evangelical Christian Baptists - Sergei Shaptala. Also at first time personally attended Bishop of "New Generation" Church - Andrew Tishchenko. The main purpose of this meeting was to consider the results of this year's prayer and identify direction of work in preparation for the next National Day of Prayer for Ukraine. Spiritual leaders noted the high level at which hosted this year's Prayer. And in continuation of the meeting they discussed the format and rules for the next prayer, prayer areas and the possibility of supplementing the Declaration of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine. So obviously Ukrainian believers have common desire to work together in unity and stand to pray for Ukraine. We pray for you, Ukraine!

14.06.2016

Day of Pray Declaration published in newspaper

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Day of Pray Declaration published in newspaper

14.06.2016

At June 14 the largest ukrainian newspaper "Facts and Comments" published the Declaration of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine. We pray for Ukraine together!

12.05.2016

New faces on the fraternal council

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New faces on the fraternal council

12.05.2016

At 12 May held a fraternal Council meeting of the National Day of Prayer for Ukraine. The meeting was attended by Mikhail Panochko, Vasily Raychinets, Anatoly Havrilyuk, Vadim Shipilov and other bishops or their representatives. A landmark event was participation in fraternal Council the Evangelical Christian Baptist Union Representative - Vyacheslav Nesteruk. Also was present at the meeting initiator and main organiser of the Day of Prayer - an international evangelist David Hathaway. Despite the fatigue due to long hours of night flight, David actively participated in the discussion of operational issues, and many shared their thoughts and ideas on organisational matters.

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