Ukraine by the numbers
While over 81% of Ukrainians claim some form of Christianity, most don't attend services even once a month. Most hold barely nominal beliefs and often in conjunction with other worldviews, most notably folk paganism.
Though Ukraine does not have the highest percentage of marriages ending in divorce (compared to 47% in the US), this does not account for the incredibly high number of common law marriages that end in separation, which if made legitimate would raise this number drastically.
Because most people are unaware that Christianity is anything more than a holiday tradition, almost half of Ukrainians report religion not playing any role in their daily lives.
688,000 Ukrainians report being addicted to alcohol of various types. Ukraine is ranked 5th worldwide for alcohol consumption. This has an incredible effect on families and the stability of the society as a whole.
After being cloaked in secrecy for many years under the Soviet Union, many people have little understanding of Ukraine and Ukrainian culture. The Ukrainian people have a rich and beautiful culture forged through centuries of hardship... Read More>
Kontaktmission Ukraine has been serving the Ukrainian people since 1994. We serve in different ways, but the easiest way to categorize missionary efforts might be through our core values; send, plant, multiply... Read more>>
About our ministry
Officially we are church planters in Ukraine, but this means a lot more than just gathering people together to become a new church. From outreach to building up the established church there is more than enough work to do... Read More>>
Partnering with us
Being in full time ministry and providing our basic needs is an endeavor that takes spiritual and financial resources. If you would like to be a part of our ministry in Ukraine, please click below to fill out a giving form with our sending agency Kontaktmission.