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Seminar in Yekaterinburg, Russia

 From December 18th-21st 2013, Agape Ministries held a 4-day training seminar in Yekaterinburg, Russia. This makes seven seminars now that Agape has conducted in Russia.

This seminar took place at Living Word Church of Yekaterinburg, with the help of  ‘Jesus Is the Answer,’ a local ministry.

The training focused on orphan ministry in orphanages, children’s shelters and adaptation centers. There were more than 20 people that attended, all of whom either are already involved in orphan ministry, or want to start serving orphan children, teens, and young people.

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Photo Project 2013 - Part One


This years’  “My Photo History” outreach project got underway on November 21st.

Over the course of 9 days, Agape’s ministry team visited 6 orphanages and photographed 550 children, working with friends who came from the U.S. just to take part in this ministry. 

This was the first phase of Agape Ministry’s Photo Project 2013, which covers the ‘13-‘14 school year.  It was successfully concluded, and the 2nd phase will take place in Feb.- Mar. 2014.


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Becoming a Mentor


In March of 2013, Agape Ministries kicked off a new outreach project that we’re calling “Mentorship.”

The main thrust of this project is quite simple: to find Mentors, people who will take responsibility for one orphan child, being a friend, a teacher and an advisor who will faithfully walk with them as they grow up and move on into adult life.

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Agape’s 10th Ministry School: 2nd Session


From December 2-6, the 2nd session of Agape’s 10th Annual Ministry School took place in Uzhgorod, Ukraine.

The Ministry School is a special program designed to prepare Christians for orphanage ministry, and is made up of 5 week long sessions over the course of a year.

The subjects covered in this session were: working with traumatized children, psychology of traumatized children, types of child raising, and 4 steps to healthy personhood.


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Seminar in Irkutsk

From the 18th-22nd of November 2013, close on the heels of Agape’s seminar in Volgograd, Russia, another seminar on ministry to orphans and other high-risk children was conducted in Russia. This seminar was held in ‘Blessings Church’ of Angarsk, a city in the Irkutsk Region of Russia and was a joint effort of Agape Ministries and The Emmanuel Association of Russia. The seminar attendees were from all over the Irkutsk Region, from Irkutsk and Angarsk as well as Taishet, Bratsk, Energetik and Erbogachon.

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