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Ukrainian Gospel Resources
A special welcome to all visitors of Ukrainian heritage! This page contains links to Bibles, stories and web sites written in Ukrainian which tell about Jesus and His love for the Ukrainian people.

Many followers of Jesus are praying that God will bless the Ukrainian people, and some of the links on this page have information to help them learn more about the Ukrainian language and culture.

Thank you for visiting. May the grace and peace of God be yours today!


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Ukrainian Publications About Jesus

The Four Spiritual Laws explains God's plan of salvation in Ukrainian.

GotQuestions.org answers basic questions about Christianity in many languages including Ukrainian.

God's Simple Plan of Salvation presents a simple one-page, Bible-based salvation tract in Ukrainian.

Ukrainian Bibles

Online Bibles:

Ukrainian Bibles to purchase:
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Bibles:

New Testament:

Children's Bibles:

Audio Bibles:

You can purchase a Ukrainian New Testament in audio format from Faith Comes By Hearing.

Bibles in Your Language makes it easy to find audio, online and print Bibles in 250 languages.

Background Info on the Ukrainian People

The Census Bureau reported in 1990 that over 96,000 Americans speak Ukrainian at home, making Ukrainian number 27 on the list of the 50 Most Common Languages Spoken in the U.S.

According to "Good Evening, Minnesota!", over 10,000 Ukrainian Americans live in the Minnesota area alone.

There is also a large population of recent immigrants from Ukraine in the Puget Sound area of Washington State. Several Russian/Ukrainian churches are listed on the Washington State Church List.

One of the best introductions to the culture and customs of Ukraine is the 4-page Culturegram published by Brigham Young University. You can download a 4-page pdf file for $4.

Information for Churches

Perhaps you've noticed that several Ukrainian families have moved into your community. Your church would like to get acquainted with them and find ways to serve your new neighbors. But how can you begin?

Begin by cultivating a loving heart, a listening ear, and the habit of prayer. Look for opportunities to learn about other cultures and develop skills for cross-cultural communication. There are lots of resources on this site, including the article "How to Start a Cross-Cultural Ministry," that can help you prepare to move forward in faith.

The Jesus Film is a great way to share the gospel in the "heart language" of your Ukrainian neighbors. Campus Crusade for Christ has produced this beautiful film of the gospel of Luke and translated it into over 600 languages, including Ukrainian. Your church can buy a video for less than $20 and sponsor a "Ukrainian Night" to show the film and begin a dialogue. Ask Ukrainian leaders in the community if they would like to see the film and if they'll help you invite other families.

To order the Jesus Film, visit Jesusfilm.org. Or order by phone from Campus Crusade at 1-800-432-1997.

God's Story is an 80-minute video which presents the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. The video (and an audio version) are available in Ukrainian.


The International School of Ministry offers affordable bible training in Ukrainian. Their course in structured, taught by interdenominational Christian leaders, and available on audio tapes so your church can become a training center.

Mission-Related Links

The Ukrainian Orthodox Church has a directory of churches in the U.S.

The Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada has a directory of affiliated churches.

The article Case Study: A Slavic Church documents how a church was planted for Ukrainian and other Slavic people in the Seattle area.

The Lutheran Hour Ministries - Ukraine broadcasts Christian radio from a base in Kiev.

In this 1997 article, the Ukrainian Bible Society reports that over 112,000 Bibles and other Scripture resources were distributed in 1997.

Links on Ukrainian Culture

InfoUkes web site offers a number of links on Ukrainian culture and the orthodox faith, including Ukrainians in Canada and Ukrainian Religion Links.

The Ukrainian Language, Travel and Culture Page includes receipes and other information on the Ukrainian people.

Learn the Language

If you want to honor your Ukrainian friends, learn a few phrases in their language.

Here's an online Ukrainian/English/Ukrainian dictionary.

These are the best-selling Ukrainian language tools at Amazon.com:

Ukrainian Phrasebook and Dictionary

Ukrainian English/English Ukrainian Practical Dictionary

Lonely Planet Ukrainian Phrasebook

Recommended Reading

Five Loaves and Two Bowls of Borscht
by Janice Lemke
Winepress Publishing, 2000
Culture Shock! Guide to Ukraine
by Meredith Dalton
Graphic Arts Center Pub Co, 1999
Ukrainian Recipes
Penfield Press, 1996
No cover photo available Festive Ukrainian Cooking
by Marta Pisetska Farley
Univ of Pittsburgh Press, 1990


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