Vasiliy Zavorotniy

Vasiliy was born in 1959 to a Christian family in Moldova. Since his father was a church elder, Vasiliy knew about God since childhood. At the age of 17, he accepted the Lord as his savior and was baptized in 1980. He led an active life among the youth at a Baptist church in Beltsy, Moldova.

In 1982, Vasiliy married his wonderful wife and became of the father of three sons, who also love the Lord. Between 1988 and 1989, he was responsible for a missionary ministry in Russia's Belgorod region.

In 1990, he organized a Sunday school in a Beltsy church called "Bethany,” and since that time he has been involved in ministries associated with children. In 1991, he was called to serve in Christian youth camps.

In 1993, he graduated from the Odessa Bible School and was ordained as a deacon, and was later elected as a member of the International Christian Russian Camp Association, where he remained until 2000. From 1992 to 2000, he was director of the children and youth Christian camp "Hope." Hope camp continues its ministry and annually receives up to 1,000 children and youth every summer.

After the establishment of Grace Family Church, he was again in charge of the children's ministry, and then ordained as a minister in August 2005.

Since the future of the church depends heavily on the youth, Vasiliy and the church make serving them a priority. This is because our task and our commission by God is to raise new ministers of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ.

Vasiliy is an Elder Board member.