2022 Riga Resolution on Ukraine
European Baptist Federation Council Meeting
21-24 September 2022
The Council of the European Baptist Federation, meeting in Riga, Latvia, 21-24 September 2022, our first gathering since the 24 February invasion of Ukraine by Russia:
ENCOURAGES our member unions and partners to continue to pray for wisdom for political leaders, for justice and for the end of suffering in Ukraine as a result of this war.
CONTINUES to respond with compassion through giving, through practical aid and through working together in partnership with others in Europe and the world.
COMMITS to extend Christian and humanitarian fellowship during the war with all our member unions. “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’” (Matthew 25:40)
BELIEVES that there is a future where the nations will live in reconciliation and peace.
PROCLAIMS the hope of Jesus Christ in the midst of challenges, difficulties and sufferings and finds encouragement in the testimonies of our brothers and sisters.