In 1982, a 10-year-old named Samantha dreamed of peace between the United States and the Soviet Union. She wrote a letter to Yuri Andropov concluding DzGod made the world for us to live together in peace and not to fight.dz The General Secretary responded with an invitation for her to visit Russia and to attend a Pioneer Youth Camp in the Ukrainian region of Crimea. She accepted and as a result left a legacy of peace.
Isn’t it amazing how these same camps host EEM volunteers to teach biblical character and distribute Bibles in Ukraine? Last summer five teams served fourcamps and distributed thousands of Bibles to over 2,000 children! Ukrainian columnist, Inna Omelyanchuk wrote, Dz… these smiling Americans came to our country at a right time and with the right purpose…how much they were able to accomplish for two weeks…they strengthened faith in goodness in hundreds of little hearts! Humanity and compassion determine everything in this world!dz This summer, we need more adults to leave a legacy of God’s love and peace in these former Pioneer Youth Camps of Ukraine.
Why don’t you join us? Visit www.eemyouthcamps.org for more information.