Teaching children and youth how to develop healthy life skills develops Samaritan leaders for the future of Ukraine. Loving God, self, and others is the foundation of Samaritan Ministries’ outreach to youth.
Camps for children are exciting, fun and learning experiences for kids who have little to do during the summer months. Kids learn about God, their environment, and develop responsibility and respect for one another while having fun.
DISCOVERING GIFTS & ABILITIES
Through art and other creative activities students express themselves as they explore their God given gifts. Teens explore their identity as they explore the question, Who am I? in relation to others and God. This is critical to developing a Samaritan lifestyle.
YOUTH REACHING OUT TO THE ELDERLY
Serving others in their community brings awareness and empathy for the plight of many elderly people. A giving spirit becomes a natural outcome of these experiences.
Youth learning responsibility for their environment becomes practical when picking up the trash around the town.
GROWING IN THEIR WALK WITH GOD
Teens explore their identity as they explore the question, Who am I? in relation to others and God. This is critical to developing a Samaritan lifestyle.
Twenty-five youth trained to volunteer at the kids’ camp and the lavender festival doing everything from leading activities to cleaning up. Volunteerism was unknown in Puliny before Nadiya Siryk began teaching and mentoring teens. Self-giving love is being exemplified by these teens.