On May 23 the senior bishop of Ukrainian Christian Church "New Generation" Andrey Tyshchenko was ministering at the bishop Ishmael Sam's church (Ghana, Africa). The minister from Ukraine was invited by Dag Heward-Mills - the senior bishop of the International church "Lighthouse", who has opened more than 2 000 churches.
On April 27, 2017, more than 500 students successfully passed final exams and received graduate diplomas of the International Bible College "New Generation". In the evening, a festive service took place, during which the founder of the International Bible College "New Generation" Andrey Tishchenko instructed graduates. He said: "Studying at this Bible College is a small part of the foundation that you have to lay down for a successful service to God. Build your ministry on a stone. Go deep into the teaching, do not be superficial Christians. There will be difficulties and sorrow, but you must be unshakable. Do not give yourself a rest! As soon as you come to your churches - start applying knowledge in practice, and God will bless you!"
For 23 years, Christians from all over the world have come to Pershotravensk (Ukraine, Dnepropetrovsk region). The students are trained on the basis of the Ukrainian Christian Church "New Generation". For 23 years, more than 10,000 Christians attended the College. At the present moment they are leaders of the ministry, evangelists, missionaries, pastors, bishops.
According to Andrey Tishchenko, the number of the first graduates numbered 60 people, and today 507 students were trained at the College not only from Ukraine but also from Germany, Lithuania, Latvia, Norway.
The last day of the College was full of events. From 9:00 to 14:00 there were exams. In the evening, at 18:00, the graduation ceremony took place. Students were awarded diplomas, and Bishop Andrey Tishchenko anointed every graduate with oil for further successful service to God.
On the 17th of April, New Generation Church held Annual Easter Prayer Rally in Dnipro-city (ex-Dnipropetrovsk)
On the 17th of April, New Generation Church held Annual Easter Prayer Rally in Dnipro-city (ex-Dnipropetrovsk). There were 20.000 people in the stadium "Meteor". All they came there to pray for well-being and health for their relatives and friends. Also people prayed for peace in Ukraine. Easter Prayer Rally was going on during four hours despite the drizzling rain and cold weather.