New goals, new challenges, new season

Tomorrow Clubs recently held the second annual International Training Conference for club volunteers, regional coordinators and country directors. The event took place in Ukraine. The purpose of this event is to help Tomorrow Clubs staff and volunteers grow in their faith and strengthen their serving and leadership skills.   Olexander Savych, a long-time pastor, spoke…

TRAGIC EVENT EIGHTY FIVE YEARS AGO HELPED BRING TOMORROW CLUBS TO A REMOTE RUSSIAN ISLAND

Between 1932 and 1933, 8 to 10 million Ukrainians were starved to death in an event called the “Holodomor” or death by starving. Many say that the “Holodomor” was caused by Stalin and the Communist regime, who deliberately targeted Ukrainians, depriving them of food because of their nationalist views and their opposition to the communist…

WITHOUT CHILDREN’S MINISTRY, NO CHURCH FOR ARMENIAN CHURCH PLANTER

Not long ago, it was hard to imagine that the Republic of Armenia would become a new frontier for Tomorrow Clubs. Then, one year ago, our very first English camp in the country was run by a group of Americans. It was successful launch, and soon after 15 Tomorrow Clubs were begun throughout Armenia. This…

TOMORROW CLUBS ENGLISH CAMP SPARKS REVIVAL IN A SMALL MOLDOVAN VILLAGE

An English camp held in the town of Step Sochi was an event that proved meaningful to the entire local community. Step Sochi is a village of about 2,000 residents, whose economy is based primarily on agriculture. Most people work at several large farms, while some grow grapes. The town is located along one of…

MY NAME IS WRITTEN IN HIS BOOK OF LIFE

More than 25 Tomorrow Clubs operate in Ukrainian orphanages. Some of the children in these orphanages don’t have parents, but the majority have been removed from their homes because of abandonment, alcoholism, drug abuse, or imprisonment of their parents. Olena, pictured above with one of the Tomorrow Club leaders, is one of about 200 children…

ROMA KIDS FIND HOPE IN A TOMORROW CLUBS CAMP

One’s first impression when entering a Roma community is shock at the poor living conditions. Shelters seem to be constructed of anything readily at hand, and multiple families with children may share a single room. Most of the people do not read or write well. The vast majority are unemployed. With little food, one wonders…

A FATHER TO THE FATHERLESS

For many years, Tomorrow Clubs have worked in orphanages across Ukraine and Russia. In past newsletters, you may have read some of the stories of these children. Despite some improvement in the government child welfare systems, there are still hundreds of thousands of children living in orphanages. These children either have no parents, or their…