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Unless we help, 90% of these kids will end up in crime, prison, prostitution or drug addicted within 5 years of leaving an orphanage. You can help bring hope to these kids.

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Pray With Us

Without prayer, we have no power to change lives for Christ! Join us as we work to pray together for orphans overseas.

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Serve With Us

Discover ways you can work with us to bring the love of Christ to a child starving for the attention of a caring Christian.

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How We Serve

SAC builds relationships with ministry site directors and works with the local church so trip participants can spend quality time with these precious kids.

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Our Mission

Creating environments that build relationships so Christ can be shared with Orphans and Hurting Children.

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Our Mission

“I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.” – John 14:18

“We have become orphans and fatherless…” – Laminations 5:3

“…encourage the oppressed. Defend the cause of the fatherless…” – Isaiah 1:17

An Orphan is Waiting for YOU to tell them about Jesus!

“…look after orphans and widows in their distress…” – James 1:27

Links

International Travel

Getting a US Passport
For information about applying, renewing, or expediting a US Passport, please follow the instructions on the US Government website:
http://travel.state.gov/passport

US Dollar Exchange Rate
Find the USD / Russian current exchange rate.  Example $1 USD = 28.6 rubles
http://petersburgcity.com/business/

Center for Disease Control (CDC)
For information on what shots are recommended for traveling to Russia see the travel section of the link below.
www.cdc.gov/travel/destinat.htm

St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg Information
This site has general information on the city, quick facts, history, sightseeing, photos, shopping, and more.
www.saint-petersburg.com

The Hermitage Museum
This is the second largest museum in the world and located in downtown St. Petersburg
www.hermitagemuseum.org

Lomonosov Porcelain Factory
A favorite place to purchase fine Russian china made in St. Petersburg.  Prices on this website are about four times higher than in the actual factory store near the Lomonosovskaya Metro station in the SE part of the city.
www.lomonosov-russia.com

St. Petersburg Metro Map
The St. Petersburg Metro has the deepest subway system in the world.  The metro and walking is how citizens of St. Petersburg mostly get around.  Go to this site to see and print a map of the metro system.
http://www.urbanrail.net/eu/ru/pet/petersburg.htm

News

For the local news of St. Petersburg in English and brief current weather conditions the following site is an excellent source.
www.sptimesrussia.com/?1005curr

Weather

For current and forecast weather conditions for St. Petersburg, Russia the following site is very thorough and provides a weekly forecast.  The site also shows the local time in St. Petersburg.
http://petersburgcity.com/weather/
www.wunderground.com/global/stations/26063.html

Ministry Partners

Organization MIR
MIR is a St. Petersburg Charitable Organization that helps to provide services for short-term mission teams.
www.mir-russia.com

New Horizons for Children
A Christian based, international hosting program, which brings over orphaned children from Eastern Europe twice a year to share with them the love of God and the love of a family.
www.newhorizonsforchildren.org

Big Family Mission
This ministry works in St. Petersburg, Russia and the surrounding Leningrad Region with older orphans to change lives… one child at a time.
www.bigfamilyministry.org/

Come and Sew Ministries International (CASMI)
Sewing is their method and Jesus is their mission as they reach out to the orphans and widows through sewing projects and many other initiatives.
www.comeandsew.org

“Child in Danger” Shelter
This shelter is for children who have been abused, abandoned, or neglected.  This temporary facility helps children emotionally while they work to fix the problem at home.  Some kids will return home while others will be transitioned to an orphanage.
http://kid-in-danger.narod.ru/   {Russian Language Website}

“The Road of Life” Transition Home for Graduate Orphans
This is a Transitional Care Program for Graduating Orphans.  They live in an apartment with American house parents in a two year program that teaches life skills.  They have a boy’s apartment and two girl’s apartments.  SAC partners with this group to provide mentoring, discipleship, and life skills.
www.connectedbyheaven.com/th/en/th_en_index.html

“The Harbor” a Transition Home for Graduate Orphans
This is a Transitional Care Program for Graduating Orphans that is a partner with “Organization MIR” and SAC.  It has a boy’s apartment and girl’s apartment serving graduate orphans who want to make a difference in their lives.
www.theharborspb.org     

Encyclopedia Reference

City of St. Petersburg, Russia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Petersburg%2C_Russia

Peter the Great – Founder of St. Petersburg
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_the_Great

Lomonosov, Russia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lomonosov,_Russia

Sosnovo, Russia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sosnovo%2C_Leningrad_Oblast

Orphanages – Data on Orphans Around the World
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orphanage