«Fire of hope» – the first anual Ukrainian chaplain conference

Dear chaplains – brothers and sisters!

You are invited by:

  • President of the International humanitarian organization “Olive Branch International” (OBI) Bruce Kittleson
  • Director of the “Pastoral-Chaplain leadership” in the Kiev Theological Seminary (KTS) retired colonel Valentin Korenevich
  • President of the Ukrainian public organization “Ukrainian Chaplaincy” (UC) retired lieutenant colonel Valery Trufanov.

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the first annual Ukrainian chaplain`s conference of “Fire of Hope”, which will be held from 25 to 26 January 2013. at the Kiev Theological Seminary.

The main objective of the conference “Flame of Hope”: with God’s help facilitate disclosure have chaplains, KTS students and staff OBI and UC, their gifts and callings of God “… desire spiritual gifts …” (1 Corinthians 14:1), as well as encouraging , encourage and inspire chaplains on active enforcement of the Great Commission, “… go and preach the gospel …” (Mark 16:15), “… go and make disciples of all nations …” (Matthew 28:19).

Objectives of the conference:

  • To provide the opportunity to examine the most effective modern methods and techniques of practical ministry chaplains.
  • To provide the possibility of contact with their colleagues practicing chaplains, and are successful in this fruit for your encouragement.
  • Send vision of chaplains ministry.
  • Plan the main activities of the regional offices and agents UC in 2013., The year of Christ’s missionary grace.
  • An overall strategy of cooperation with other organizations and religious denominations.

The main speakers of the conference:

  • Bruce Kittleson
  • Valentyn Korenevych
  • Valery Trufanov
  • Nicholas Dudko
  • Jeanne Szegeda

Plan a conference, “Fire of Hope”:

Day 1 (Friday, January 25, 2013)

09.00-11.00 – Arrival

11.30-12.30 – A device acquaintance

12.30-13.00 – Ministry (praise and prayer)

13.00-14.00 – Lunch

14.00-14.50 – Master class – seminar № 1

15.00-15.50 – Master class – seminar № 2

16.00-18.00 – Prayer plan in 2013

18.00-19.00 – Dinner

19.00-22.00 – Communication

22.00 – Retreat.

Day 2 (Saturday, January 26, 2013)

07-00-07.40 – Prayer

08.00-08.30 – Breakfast

08.30-09.00 – The word the pastor

09.00-10.00 – Making plans for offices;

10.00-11.00 – Preparing a general plan for the year 2013.

11.00-12.00 – Master class – seminar № 3

12.00-13.00 – Master class – seminar № 4

13.00-14.00 – Lunch

14.00 – Departure.

Place Hotel KTS for 50 people, a conference room, dining room.

Directions to the KTS (address: Str. Gorlovskaya 75 site: www.ktsonline.org):

  • From the subway “Darnitsa” bus number 45 bus № 45 and № 445 to the stop “street. Trostyanetskaya “
  • From the underground “Poznyaki” tram number 8 or bus number 445 or 513 number to stop “Kharkiv highway”
  • From the subway “Kharkiv” bus number 45

КTS – multi-storey red brick building with a yellow cross on the wall, the entrance from the street. Gorlovskaya.

Please, if possible, bring a person who is looking for himself in the service of God and people, as a chaplain, and show him the Seminary as a future student – chaplain.

Please support us in prayer!

Valentyn Korenevych, Valery Trufanov and Nikolay Dudko