The Houses of Prayer project has been another effective way of supporting churches in spreading Gospel seed.
In Moldova, where Christians refer to their places of worship as Houses of Prayer, Peter Mihalchiuk, SGA’s Regional Co-ordinator, reported in 2014 that churches had multiplied numerically from 100 to over 800!
Support from SGA in response to this outpouring of God’s Spirit has included provision of places of worship. In the late 1990s funds were provided for prefabricated buildings but from 2004, the strategy was amended. Funds were sent to purchase and refurbish old properties, and in some cases to erect new buildings! Nearly thirty Houses of Prayer have been supplied in Moldova alone!
Help was offered to Nojorid in Romania, Skopje in Macedonia, Remeti in Ukraine, and Rakitivo and Trakia in Bulgaria. Three more buildings were dedicated last year in Kovin [Serbia], Liadovo [Ukraine], and most recently in Felued near Aiud in Romania, where a Roma church meets.