Sergey and Victoria Gordinsky

Pastor, Christian Leadership Consultant

Sergey and Victoria Gordinsky were born, grew up and both received a higher pedagogical education in Poltava, Ukraine. Sergei repented in 1994 and Victoria repented in 1997 in the local churche in Poltava where they immediately began to serve the Lord. “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant […]

Slavik & Julia Golovatyuk

Full-Time Missionaries & Director of Solid Rock Mission

After graduating SMBS in 2012, Slavic went on a missionary trip to Ukraine as the leader of his group. This trip became memorable for him. For three years now, he’s been serving in the village of Znamenovka. These years changed everything in his life. On missions, he’s seen how God saves, frees, heals, and changes […]

Gregoriy & Yevgeniya Ripa

Full-Time Missionaries & Pastor of the Church in Znamenivka

Gregory was only 16 years old when he became the leader of a Bible study home group. A few years later, Yevgeniya came to one of his home groups. That same day she accepted Jesus into her heart. After only six months, they got married and started a family. Currently, they have four wonderful children. […]

Maryana Hrynyk

Full-time Missionary & Assistant Director

Maryana gave her life to Jesus when she was 17 years old. She got a medical education but Maryana felt God’s calling for ministry so she put it all on the altar to help the broken-hearted and become a missionary. In 2013 God gave Maryana the opportunity to study at SMBS, and she was sent […]

Vita Kalachik

Full-Time Missionary

From a young age, Vita had the desire to serve God. She started children’s ministry in October 2011 by teaching Sunday School and leading children’s camp. With teens ministry, she went on missionary trips to Mexico in 2010, 2011, and 2012. With the youth, she reach out to the community through Caroline, visiting rehab centers, […]

Bohdan Volkov

Full-Time Missionary

Meet Bohdan Volkov. He is 22 years old and is from Minneapolis, Minnesota. He went to SMBS 2016 and came to Znamenivka as a group leader. He is a man of many talents and is a valuable member of our team. Sing in a worship team? No problem. Play the cajon at the same time? Easy. […]

Vasiliy Ritskiy

Full-Time Missionary

Vasiliy has been serving with us for more than 3 years now. He lives 3 hours away from Znamenivka and has been coming from time to time for a few weeks or months. This last year he was involved full-time in missions. He helped a lot with church construction, managing the work and labors. During […]

Vitaly Golovko

Full-Time Missionary

  Vitaliy grew up in a non-Christian family. In the summer of 2013, Vitaliy accepted Jesus into his life and started attending church on a regular basis. Half a year later, he stepped away from the faith and went back into the world. Then big problem started in his life. His mom and grandma passed away, […]

Pavel and Inna Kulakovskiy

Full-Time Missionaries & Pastor of the Church in Gubinikha

Pavel was born in 1984 in a non-christian home. In a family of 21 kids where 18 of them are adopted, he was the second one to come to Christ in 2003. During that same year, he got married to his wife, Inna, where they have 9 beautiful children were 4 of them are adopted. […]

Mark Babich


Since the time he heard of missionaries of the age of 17, Mark had the desire and the ability to go and preach to the nations. He has flown out many times to organize over 10 kids camps, lead in worship, contributed over 8 months in construction, and continues to lead new groups that come in […]

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