1. Andrew, our interpreter friend in Sumi gave an update:

-Pray for Sumi; there is shelling and fighting nearby.

-The infrastructure is hit hard, so electricity is limited to just a couple of hours, a couple of times day.

-To get gas for vehicles, the people have to time their visits to the gas stations when there is power.

-Pray the Church in Sumi and Andrew would continue to be healthy and keep their spirits up, find ways to share resources, and continue to  bless their community and share the gospel.

2. Zhenya, our Campus Crusade for Christ missionary who is now conscripted in the Ukrainian army:

-Zhenya’s wife and two boys are staying in Slovakia while the fighting continues.

-Zhenya’s army unit has been called to serve a third-stint in the fighting.

-Pray for wisdom for Zhenya’s commanders, and for clear communication so the army unit can stay safe.

-Pray for resilience in Zhenya’s spirit, and his family and men. The war is dragging on and it wears on everyone.

-Pray for Zhenya to continue to find ways to share the gospel with his unit and whoever he meets.