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Terrible dream of military chaplain Gennady Mokhnenko

The dream he has had for the last four months is terrible. In this dream, his children are taken as prisoners by Russian soldiers. He wakes up and puts his head under the cold water. Darkness recedes. Everything is fine, everything is where it should be: the children are safe, and he, 54-year-old Protestant pastor and military chaplain Gennady Mokhnenko, is in Ukraine, on the eastern front.

Pilgrim’s service in the war

The Charity Fund “Pilgrim”actively helps people affected by the war, and this ministry is growing rapidly. The situation in Ukraine is deteriorating every day, people continue to die from bullets, shells, bombs, just on the streets or in their homes, many are buried under the rubble of destroyed houses. Those who survive do not have a livelihood and basic things for life.

From a street kid into a policeman

Sergei (the name is changed) is only nine years old, and he already knows firsthand what the street, cigarettes and alcohol are. After his stepfather appeared in his family, the boy decided that he could not be his authority, and therefore began to run away from home, lived on the street and became familiar with many police officers in the city.

A black kid has become the president of the Republic Pilgrim.

«Republic Pilgrim» is the state of kids and, just as in every other state, they have their own government, laws and order. This is why the elections of president and of government is always a very important event in the state of former street kids. The other day the inhabitants of “Pilgrim” made their conscious …

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New forms of education in the “Republic Pilgrim”

Since mid-2021, all pupils of the Children’s Rehabilitation Center “Republic Pilgrim” have switched to distance learning. Before the quarantine measures, small classrooms functioned in the center, which, on the one hand, were more convenient and practical for conducting classes. Teachers came to the center from a secondary school. However, the new form of education began …

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“She is like a mother to me, so she looks after me.” The life of abandoned old people live in a volunteer hospice near Mariupol

In the village of Demyanovka near Mariupol, Pastor Valery Timakov and like-minded people organized a hospice. Elderly people who have no support are brought here.The main organizer of assistance to the disadvantaged is Valery Timakov, pastor of the Priazovsky rehabilitation monastery. He himself has health problems, so he travels on an electric scooter for people …

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