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Statements, stories and reflections about the crisis in Ukraine
The following statements, stories and reflections have been shared on the Baptist Times area of our website
'Not enough to be well-intentioned - we must also be well-informed'
Sanctuary Foundation launches free online training to support those welcoming Ukrainians to the UK
'Ordinary people bringing extraordinary hope'
The charity Dnipro Hope Mission (DHM) works with church partners in Eastern Ukraine - and wants to highlight the different ways people are using their gifts in the war
The witness of Baptist churches in the Russia-Ukraine War
And what you can do to support them. Joshua Searle on the "silent heroes" bringing light and hope to local communities throughout the whole of Eastern Ukraine
How Baptist churches in Ukraine are responding to war
“Huge initiatives of practical help, prayer… and homecooked pies”
CTE Statements on the conflict in Ukraine
The Presidents of CTE and the Fourth Presidency Group made two statements on behalf of the whole of Forum at their meeting 14-16 March 2022
Ukraine: where is God?
A short reflection on the atrocity of the invasion of Ukraine. It's not intended as an all-embracing answer, just some thoughts about where God is in all of this... By Nick Lear
Ukraine Baptists: responding to the war 'with compassion and open hearts'
Baptists in Ukraine continue to respond to the war in their country 'with compassion and open hearts', according to the European Baptist Federation (EBF)
'Register support for Ukrainian refugee programme'
UK churches - including Baptist churches - are being encouraged to register their support of a UK sponsorship programme for Ukrainian refugees
'Simplify the visa programme for all Ukrainian refugees'
London Baptists Team Leader Phil Barnard joined ecumenical partners calling for change in the the government's approach to the Ukraine crisis
An open letter to His Holiness, Patriarch Kirill, Moscow
From Baptist minister the Revd Dr Keith Clements, former General Secretary of the Conference of European Churches
Ukraine: 'pray for those facing discrimination based on their colour, ethnicity, or faith'
The Racial Justice Advocacy Forum calls for coverage, prayer and action for Black and Brown peoples facing racial discrimination amidst the invasion of Ukraine
Baptist Union Core Leadership Team Pray and Stand with Ukraine
The Core Leadership Team (CLT) of the Baptist Union of Great Britain join with the statement made by the European Baptist Federation (EBF) in denouncing the horrific and unprovoked Russian attacks on Ukraine.
Crisis in Ukraine
In the light of current events in Ukraine, David Kerrigan, author of Prince of Peace in a World of Wars, reflects on how Christians might respond to such shocking and alarming events…
'Ukraine crisis: crying out for God’s protection and justice for the vulnerable'
Vladimir Putin’s decision to launch an invasion of Ukraine has been met with widespread condemnation and sorrow, as well as renewed calls for prayer
‘Praying for peace and protection from war’
Baptists in both Ukraine and Russia are fervently praying into the increasingly tense situation on their borders – and Baptists around the world have been encouraged to do likewise.
News stories and reflections