One year since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the church’s leaders are calling for courage and perseverance in helping. Below, you can read the letter in full.
We thank all those who have joined in helping people from Ukraine over the past year. We thank the dozens of congregations and hundreds of volunteers. Thank you to everyone who has offered a helping hand!
(ČB 12/2022) The war in Ukraine came unexpectedly. All the more reason to rejoice in the many ways we have managed to help as a church.
The covid-19 pandemic caused a significant change in how active members of Christian churches in the Czech Republic perceive and use technology to address their religious needs.
The Ecumenical Council of Churches in the Czech Republic organized a joint look back at the Church's assistance to Ukrainian refugees on 8 November 2022 in Prague. The aim of the meeting was to reflect on the past nine months of intensive assistance, to inspire each other and to share plans for the coming period. So far, churches have donated hundreds of millions of CZK, hosted thousands of refugees and report readiness for a possible next wave.
Prof. Petr Kratochvíl from the Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren reflects for on what keeps him optimistic about the role of churches in European politics, and why we cannot be afraid.
Read an in-depth article on how the ECCB and its congregations have been supporting the people of Ukraine from the start of the Russian invasion to the present day.
#ECCB Dear friends, brothers and sisters,
Please find inside the article the Easter greeting of the Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren.
Peace be with you in these stormy times!