Students from different programs of Mukachevo Bible College had education experience at UBTS within a week of May 25-29. The seminary staff was also pleased to meet with TymophiyDymchenko, an academic dean of the college mentioned. A couple of qualified teachers were invited to teach several classes throughout the session time. Students from Pastoral department could enjoy Pavlo Gryshchenko (President of Korosten Bible College) teaching Christian Ethics for a couple of days.
Those studying at Christian Education Department had an opportunity to meet with and learn from TetyanaSydko – Head of Christian Education Program at UBTS. Besides equipping the student group with knowledge in terms of Sunday school ministry aspects she invited them to attend and participate in social center ministry project done by one of Lviv local churches.
The representatives of music program had a wonderful session week to remember as well. All the students had a chance to work with the best seminary music staff (VolodymyrKhlysta, TamilaVasylkiv, ViktoriaJakobchuk and others) and train their vocal and conducting skills.
Both UBTS and Bible College students joined Tuesday morning chapel experience. Seminary’s president YaroslavPyzhwas the one to lead all the attendees in reflecting on UBTS values (being biblical, missional and accountable) and challenging them to start thinking about owning these values personally and encouraging their local churches to do the same.
The second half of the session time was about missiology. AnatoliyShmilikhovskyywas invited to teach this discipline. He is a pastor at one of Lviv local churches and he coordinates the ministry of Brazil mission. Viktor Dubovenko (assistant to Head of UBTS International Missions Program) also shared some essential truths in terms of missionary work with the students.In order to practice Christian values and emphasize the love of God to the lost all the students and UBTS staff decided to go outside the seminary walls and share Jesus in a local park.