Ruth Petrovna Deyneka Shalanko was born in the USA, Chicago, Illinois in
1928. Her parents were Peter and Vera Deyneka, born in Belarus, and were
founders of the Slavic Gospel Association.
Ruth Petrovna accepted the Lord in 1937 and was baptized in 1941. That
same year she dedicated her life to the Lord to be a missionary.
After graduating from a Christian University in 1950 she sailed for Europe
as a Russian missionary. She ministered among Slavic refugees in Germany,
France and Austria for almost 3 years.
She married Jacob Ivanovich Shalanko, a Russian missionary, in 1953. They
went to Quito, Ecuador in 1954. There they ministered at radio station
Golos And in the Russian language for almost 30 years.
Jacob Shalanko died in 1993. In 1994 Ruth Petrovna began ministry
journeys among Women and Orphans in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova:
21 trips. She has also participated in women’s seminars and youth
conferences in the USA.
Born February 1, 1979 in the city of Rivne. When he was 15 years old, he reconciled with Christ and entered into a covenant with him through water baptism. Immediately he began to lead a small group for the study of the Bible, at the age of 18 he became the leader of the youth in the First Rivne Church of the ECB. He worked a lot in the youth Christian club with those who sincerely sought God. At 22, the Lord called him to the ministry of organizing a new church in the city of Rovno, the church “Grace” (www.blagodat.org.ua) in which he still serves as a pastor.
Graduated from Kiev Theological Seminary and the National University “Ostrog Academy”.
Since 2011, he has headed the youth ministry of the WCC ECB. (www.baptistyouth.in.ua)
I am deeply convinced that there is hope for every person while he is alive and that true happiness is a close and sincere relationship with Christ.
The priority in the ministry is the organization of new churches and spiritual counseling.
He is married, his wife’s name is Lena. They have three daughters: Anya, Victoria, Christina and son Daniel.
“I would like to say in short theses, even if the slogan for the life of a young Christian is this: anytime, anywhere, and regardless of price. Be blessed! ”
Born in 1964 in the city of Krivoy Rog, in the family of an atheist lecturer and head teacher of the school. At the age of 5 he began a concert activity on the stage. At the age of 7 he became the best singer in Ukraine and at the age of 8 he was invited to study at the Academy of Choral Art. V.S. Popov.
In 1983 he graduated from the AHI and continued his studies at the Russian Academy of Arts. Gnesinyh.
In the period from 1989 to 1983, he studied at the Polytechnic College of the city of Krivoy Rog.
In 1997 he repented and was baptized in the central church of Vinnitsa with his wife. In 2003 he graduated from the Irpen Biblical Seminary.
In 2005 he graduated from the Odessa Humanitarian Economic University.
In 2006 he graduated from the Austrian International University. He has 3 master’s degrees (Pedagogy, Theology, Music).
At the moment he is a teacher at 2 seminaries, director of the mission “Charity”, deputy head of the orphan service in Ukraine.
They have four children with his wife.