Just before the new 2019/20 school year, we distributed dozens of backpacks filled with all necessary school supplies and accessories. Most of the children we helped are displaced by the continuing conflict in East Ukraine, some have lost their parents in the war
Immediately preceding the Ukraine Day of Prayer, 8 June, David Hathaway had a personal meeting with Patriarch Filaret, Archbishop, Patriarch of Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Kiev Patriarchate. Filaret is the most influential religious leader in Ukraine. At 90 years old, he has been in ministry for over 70 years.
On 21 April 2019, almost 200 food packages were distributed to displaced persons and families living in Kiev. Representatives of David Hathaway’s Ministry in Ukraine, working with Philadelphia Church, invited them to this special Easter celebration. The Ministry has actively been supporting needy individuals since the start of the armed conflict with Russia in East Ukraine, April 2014.
On Wednesday 13 February, representatives from David Hathaway’s Ministry met with the President of Ukraine. The meeting was organised by his administration and held in the Bible House. This was the first time in the history of Ukraine that a serving President has visited the Ukrainian Bible Society.