UOC-KP church in Volnovakha became a volunteer center
The community of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Kyiv Patriarchate has appeared in Volnovakha, Donetsk region for the first time. By now, the only Orthodox Church there was a temple belonging to the Moscow Patriarchate.
According to His Eminence Serhiy, Archbishop of Donetsk and Mariupolof the UOC-KP, it was impossible to register a community of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church - Kyiv Patriarchate, and some priests of the Moscow Patriarchate considerthe Ukrainian militaryservicemen to be occupiers, sometimes they raise funds for the benefit of the so-called Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics in their temples.
The church, according to the Bishop, does not only perform ceremonial functions here, but actually serves a volunteer center.
On the walls of the churchthere are drawings of various animals. There was a children's library, explains His Eminence Vsevolod,bishop of Slovyansk, Vicar of Donetsk Diocese. Now, the library was transferred to another room, but it was decided not to touch the pictures, as reported by Hromadske.Dnipro.