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Russia Volga District

The West Ohio Conference partners with the Russia Volga District (southeast of Moscow) to support children's camps, orphanages, youth ministry, congregations, seminary education, church building, and other initiatives. Some of the ministries related to the Russia Volga District include a Gypsy Dancing Club, which encourages gypsy children to embrace their heritage while giving them a way to earn a living; a Drug Rehab Center that gives those struggling with addiction the chance to turn their lives around; St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, a congregation that meets in a state-run nursing home; a Doll Ministry at a local children's neurological hospital; and Orphanage #1 in Samara.