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Meet Lauren Stovall (VIDEO)

“This was a God thing. There is no way I could have chosen Ukraine on my own.” As an elementary and middle school art teacher, Lauren never imagined God would call her overseas, let alone to Ukraine. But He did. During a summer internship in Odessa, on a long bus ride home after teaching university students at a week-long English camp, the Lord began to stir an intense desire in Lauren’s heart to serve the people of Ukraine.

This is the first in a video series following Lauren's journey from support raising to Ukraine.

Watch all five videos in the series:

#1 Meet Lauren Stovall https://vimeo.com/363850442
#2 Finding Prayer Partners and Supporters  https://vimeo.com/378642777
#3 Home Church Sendoff https://vimeo.com/518253673
#4 Leaving for Ukraine https://vimeo.com/518743067
#5 Odessa Arrival https://vimeo.com/577786117



Tom Mills, Odessa Ukraine Video Jul 27, 2021
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Pray for MTW Ukraine's publishing ministry, translating and publishing Reformed materials in Ukrainian to equip pastors and laypeople in the Church.

Thank God for bringing Ukrainians to faith in Him and giving them the vision to reach their own country for Christ. Pray for many more to be transformed.

Pray for Ukraine refugees who have had to abandon their homes due to the fighting. Pray for God to use their displacement to draw them to Himself.

Pray for the church-planting team in L'viv, Ukraine, and the Ukrainians they serve. 

Pray for Ukrainian refugees who are being welcomed by the church in Belgorod to be drawn to Christ. 

Pray for MTW's ministry to refugees in Greece, Germany, Ukraine, Uganda, Panama, and the U.S.

Pray for teams teaching English (ESL) as a part of their ministry and for the students who attend English classes/camp.

Pray for two women, Monika and Andrea, who have recently come to faith against the odds in a hard-to-reach, largely atheistic European city.

Pray for Monika, that God would continue to heal her, give her a new purpose, and protect her life from physical harm, and for Andrea, that she would grow deep roots of faith and be a witness to those like her—unlikely subjects—of the reality of the grace of God.

Pray for the safety of believers in Ukraine. Pray for God to use the crisis to strengthen their faith and bring more Ukrainians to Christ.

Pray for believers in Ukraine during a time of political uncertainty.

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