Mobilizing our Community for Ukraine
on February 21st, 2023
Sergey Lysak was with us on Thursday, February 16, 2023. It is our heart to mobilize our community to support the Ukrainian people who have been displaced and brutalized by war....  Read More
Ukraine Match Update: Houses in Place!
on September 9th, 2022
In August, we came together to raise over $30,000 for 10 houses for those displaced by war in Ukraine. The cold winter temperatures are coming soon! We are excited that 8 of the 10 houses we funded are already in place! Plans are underway to install the final 2 homes next week! Horenka, 149 Kyivska Str.Tetyana (65), Pensioner, and her husband Svyatoslav (72).They came back home and found just ashe...  Read More
Reflections from WHOKids! Summer Camp 2022
on August 16th, 2022
Jocelyn Letter Thank you to all of you who were so faithfully with us in prayer and spirit during WHOKids! Camp last week. We could feel your presence so close. What a beautiful time we had together.So many moments of laughter and fun, and also moments where rich things of the Spirit were opened up in them. Our children came hungry, and Jesus is so faithful to meet them in this place and to do mor...  Read More
10 Houses for Ukraine Match Drive
on August 9th, 2022
From August 9 through August 23, WHO will match up to $15,000 in donations towards houses for those displaced by war, to get people under roof before the cold winter temperatures set in. Our goal is $30,000, which will fund 10 homes @ $3,000 per house.**When you give, be sure to mark the Fund for "Ukraine."** The following video features a woman in Ukraine as she receives her new home. Photos cour...  Read More
Ukraine Update
on April 2nd, 2022
As we work together with incredible relationships and organizations, food and supplies are reaching those hardest hit by the ongoing war in Ukraine. Van loads of supplies have been dispensed to Cherkasy, Kharkiv and Mariupol.Special thanks to Jakov Kovac of Serbia, Dirk De Jong of De Jong fruit in Holland, Arek Bury of Vita Fruit in Poland, Morningstar Ministries, Joshua's Army Inc., IPHC of South...  Read More
Ukraine Update
on March 12th, 2022
Many of our connections in Ukraine are currently in safe places.We are continuing to mobilize money and resources to care for our dear ones overseas. There are many "hot spots" in Ukraine where the humanitarian need is steeply increasing. Sergey and Vika Lysak have pioneered a movement of the church there to care for the many hungry and displaced people who have made the metro tunnels their safe h...  Read More
Prayer Update (Mar 8)
on March 8th, 2022
for Ukraine. Please keep praying and speaking hope, mercy and peace over Ukraine. Be vigilant and thoughtful, praying specific prayers as they come to you. No thought or prayer is insignificant.for Patrick (Laurel White's nephew). He has suffered a really hard COVID infection that critically damaged his liver. His only chance of survival is a liver transplant; he is currently being tested to see i...  Read More
New Update on the Sale of 1090 Wayne Ave
on March 8th, 2022
Due to ongoing delays in the due diligence process, Turkey Hill Minit Markets has requested an additional 9-month extension on our sales agreement. We have finalized these arrangements, which will extend to December 2022. Look for more news then, and please continue to pray with us as we consider our next steps!...  Read More
Ukraine Update
on February 24th, 2022
With Russia commencing its invasion of Ukraine, Russian rockets have reached Kiev and surrounding areas. Several families we know have already started to migrate west. There is still only a voluntary call for reservists to join the active military. As of now, all of our friends and family there are safe and accounted for.We have raised nearly $10,000 for our Ukrainian family and all of it has been...  Read More
Prayer Update (Feb 1)
on February 1st, 2022
for Will and Lisa Rodriguez, who are hoping to adopt two children (a young boy and girl) whom they fostered in the past. Another foster family has also come forward to adopt, so there will be a hearing in a few weeks to determine the best direction for these two dear children. Will and Lisa are very hopeful and would appreciate our prayer and nearness as they walk out this process and work through...  Read More
Prayer Update (Jan 11)
on January 11th, 2022
in thanksgiving for the safety of Connor Wright and Carter Kessler, who were in a auto accident this weekend. Their car was totaled, but the boys walked away unharmed! Pray also for Connor and Carter as  they process their experience of the celebration for the safe arrival of Liam O'Connell, firstborn son of Reece & Angela O'Connell!in thanksgiving with Laurel White, who has found a place...  Read More
Sun Jan 9 - Gathering Cancelled
on January 9th, 2022
Due to the icy conditions (especially those forecasted for 10am-1pm), our Family Gathering for Sunday, January 9 has been cancelled. We will miss being together with you today! Plan to join us on Wednesday night, January 12 for Bible Study with Mark Durniak, Youth, and WHOKids!...  Read More