STORIES FROM
EUROPE

READ our stories about what is going on across Europe,
PRAY for the projects and the workers involved!

The war has tear down many houses, we are building them up.

News Stories.pngFebruary - 02 - 2023 17:57 Watch this beautiful video that shows David James' visit to the housing project. Thousands have lost their home in the war, and many of them are Christians in need. Now, we are building houses for them in partnership with the Irpin church. Hear their stories! full story

Visiting the work in Ukraine

News Stories.pngJanuary - 09 - 2023 11:30 "It is just incredible what the church is doing here [in Ukraine], how much they are doing every single day, and it is making a real difference. People are coming, they are interested in the Word of God, and people are responding to God’s love." full story

Iryna’s Christmas Party for Her Community in Western Ukraine

News Stories (1).pngJanuary - 02 - 2023 13:49 The Australian radio ministry Hope 103.2 interviewed Iryna, one of our Ukrainian ECMers, who shared what Christmas looks like for a Christian worker serving in a country in war. She invites us to witness what life's like in Lviv and how Christmas this year still will be a celebration of joy and hope. full story

A New Hope for Ukraine

News Stories.pngDecember - 22 - 2022 10:48 "Behind the plundered lands and shops, ruined homes, schools, and hospitals are the lives of people who lost so much. But not hope. We are ready to help with everything we can to keep that hope alive.
I know we are not alone because each of you is praying, supporting, and caring. I know we are not alone because of Emanuel – God is with us." full story

Volunteer Centres: showing Christ's love

News Stories (2).pngDecember - 09 - 2022 17:04 Our partners in Ukraine have set up volunteer centres in six towns. There, people can go to receive food, clothes, prayer and the Good News of Jesus. Can you help us help them? full story

Houses for Ukraine

News Stories (3).pngDecember - 01 - 2022 15:12 The battle of Irpin killed over 300 people, and thousands saw how their home, with everything in it, turned to ruins under the bombs. Now, we're helping them build new ones. full story

From football... to Christ

News Stories (2).pngNovember - 23 - 2022 15:16 As the football world cup goes on this month, here is a story about how football can open doors for the gospel in Andalusia, Spain. full story

Short Term Gain

jeshoots-com-mSESwdMZr-A-unsplash.jpgNovember - 15 - 2022 13:20 How does short-term missions impact those who go as well as those who receive them? full story

Caring for Ukrainians in Croatia

News Stories.pngNovember - 11 - 2022 12:53 That week, I found myseld practising very much the virtue of listening. I wish you could listen the heartbreaking stories of Ukrainian refugees and, at the same time, the wonderful testimonies of God’s love, protection and provision. full story

ECM Prayer Days in Spain

News Stories.png PRAYER DAYS DÍAS DE ORACIÓNOctober - 25 - 2022 14:03 ECM workers in Spain got together for three days of prayer, fellowship, mutual encouragement, fun and, of course, food and coffee. The Prayer Days included a visit to a prospective ECM ministry in the Camino de Santiago in Vizcaya. full story

14 days of helping refugees

312241005_1148773039077098_418881889903673964_n.jpgOctober - 18 - 2022 12:04 Our partner HowWillTheyHear is in the middle of its 14 days of prayer for refugees in Europe and beyond. Here is Day 5. full story

God is good at all times

Ukraine Prayer Alert (news)October - 11 - 2022 12:02 "We could feel people were praying for us, because most of us felt peace inside of situation. All of us are doing ok, nobody is in panic but the uncertainty is back. Thank you for your prayers and care. God is good at all times." full story

Standing Together with Ukraine

News Stories.pngSeptember - 22 - 2022 12:18 This Autumn, ECM is organising a Ukraine UK tour. ECM Ukrainian workers Kostya and Viktoria will be visiting several churches in the UK to share their experience of serving God during the war. Come, be informed, be inspired. full story

A true life changing experience

STM Stories. Leah in Ireland 2022September - 15 - 2022 13:47 Leah Houston has spent four weeks serving in Ferrybank, Waterford, Ireland. This missionary experience has helped her grow in her understanding of the Church, missions, and God. read here how she shares her experience serving with ECM in Europe. full story

Equipping the next generation

STM Stories.pngSeptember - 08 - 2022 11:26 At ECM we are passionate about equipping and investing into the lives and calling of the next generation. That is why we have short-term opportunities in Europe for those who want to explore the missions calling in their life.
Read here the story of Dominik, an ECM short-termer in Germany. full story

The first step of many

Shane in Portugal 2022August - 25 - 2022 09:44 "I would recommend that anyone who is interested in cross-cultural mission avail themselves of a short term opportunity like this, simply to get your bearings on what life and mission is like elsewhere." full story

Summer Day Camp for kids in Lviv, Ukraine

unnamed (56).jpgAugust - 04 - 2022 12:07 This year, the idea to do the Summer Day Camp for kids was challenging and bold at the same time. Only four days after it was advertised, 90% of the 60 spots for the camp were filled. 80% of the children were from unchurched families. full story

News from Ukraine

unnamed (53).jpgJuly - 26 - 2022 11:56 Every time we realize that life can stop. Abruptly. Every time we hear the alarm going off, we pray fervently and thank God when it stops. We aren't to waste our time but take a chance to share God's love and the Good News of Jesus. full story