EUNL

Europe Update Newsletter is published 3 times a year to highlight stories of happenings in Europe.

A Man of Peace – Brasov, Romania – by Timmy Powers, GCE Eastern Europe Director

Until two years ago David, Adi and their wives only had a small group of people gathering with them in Brasov and most of their outreach was centered on Transylvania University. However, two summers ago a short-term mission team from West Virginia helped bring about a significant turning point in their ministry. They decided to venture outside of the city… Read more →

Summer LINC Program – Cologne, Germany – by Mateo Echeverry

Ten young people spent June and July working among refugees in Cologne, Germany, in partnership with GCE and Die Brücke through Laborers Impacting Nations for Christ (LINC). Several of them are planning to move long-term to serve in Europe.After two months of daily engagement with refugees in Cologne this summer, here is a glimpse of who the team engaged (some… Read more →

The Need for Living Hope Sarah Bedi, Stockholm, Sweden

A local flyer providing information about events and activities supported by the local municipality was distributed to our buildings. The officials informed us that fifty more refugee families were moving into this area. We are not allowed to know exact addresses or provide volunteer assistance, but we were at least informed. You can walk down the street and meet someone… Read more →

LOVE DRESSED IN WORK CLOTHES Mindy Henson, Kyiv, Ukraine

Thousands of Ukrainians have fled from eastern Ukraine since the war with Russia began in 2014. They are desperate to find places to live and hope for the future. In June, a team from Valley View Community Church (Columbia, Missouri), together with a team from Spring of Hope Church in Kyiv, Ukraine, spent a week in a small village about… Read more →

The Call of the Harvest by Mateo Echeverry

Hamburg, Germany has over 300 refugee camps throughout the city. Remodeled ships, restructured postal buildings, regular apartments, and buildings made entirely of modified container units are used to house the tens of thousands of refugees that now call Hamburg home. The camps range from housing as little as three families to over 1000 people and anywhere in between. This summer,… Read more →

The Spirit Stirring Hearts-by Frank and Pam Apisa, Milano, Italy

Last spring, before we left for the U.S., the aunt of a friend of ours asked us to help her daughter with English. The first time we met, she asked Pam “What religion are you?” Pam replied, “We don’t believe in religion, but we believe that each of us can have a personal relationship with God.” Her face lit up… Read more →

REACHING OUR NEIGHBORHOOD- by Sasha Zubenko, Dombrovka, Poland

Dombrovka, Poland is a small community where more than 2500 people live.  Most families here do not practice active life with God, but simply fulfill their Sunday church visits, considering that this is the meaning of the Christian life. After moving to this city, we started gathering at the house of Hani and Peter (our believing neighbors) for worship, prayer… Read more →

Summer Edition EUNL 2016

My aim is to evangelize where Christ has not been named, so that I will not build on someone else’s foundation…Romans 15:30 (HCSB) Our Europe Update Newsletter is published three times a year to inform friends, missionaries and partners about some of the highlights happening through GCE. We trust you will be encouraged as you read a few of the… Read more →