Fifteen years ago, a 13 year old Ygal stood and read from the Torah scroll
before the members of the newly founded congregation of Tents of Mercy and
declared His faith in the God of Israel on the occasion of his Bar-mitzvah.
Today Ygal is a member of the young adults leadership team, works as our
“media man” and runs a small computer business. That evening
in February our congregation rejoiced as Ygal and his bride, Lilya,
celebrated the official beginning of their new life together. It has been
a privilege to watch these two young people grow in faith and maturity in
Some members of the cast posing for the camera
Andrey: youth leader, director and temporary Mad Hatter
In the time honored tradition of Papa Moshe (Morrison), Tents of Mercy once
again celebrated the holiday of Purim with a Purim play based on a well
known movie/story. This year our talented teens and young adults presented
us with an entertaining rendition of Alice in Wonderland…with
The assembly line staffed by our visiting volunteers
Bags of food packed and ready for distribution
“Freely you have received, freely give” (Matthew 10:8b).
We have been given so much that we are motivated to pass on our blessings,
both spiritual and material. It is a joy to do so by contributing to our
local community in the form of food baskets during the holidays of Rosh
HaShanah and Passover. Putting together 700 bags of food is no small task
and this time around we were blessed to receive the packing assistance of
volunteers from our sister ministry “Gateways Beyond” in Cyprus
as well as members of our congregation who came to help.
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15:24 29Mar13 Betty Sutherland -
It is so important to reach out to people with Salvation and
especially to the nation of Israel. Yall are doing a wonderful
job. I plan on putting you on my list of tithes.'