Archive for the ‘Special Events’ Category

Church Building Dedicated in Chipata, Zambia

March 9, 2017

Report from Major Talama in Zambia and the opening and dedication of our church building in Chipata, Zambia on March 4, 2017 with the VanAusdle’s and Hilgen’s coming over from Malawi. LifeNets Australia helped with financing this building and other projects.


LifeNets Board Met Dec. 11

December 15, 2016

LifeNets board meeting on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at the home of Sue Peine in Indianapolis.  Discussed 3rd quarter activity and projects—namely construction in Malawi, student scholarships, food security in Malawi and Zambia, charity auction, 2017 calendar, Annual Report, treasurer’s report and more.

board-meeting-2017Chaired by Bev Kubik (right).   Continuing right to left:  Jamie Snyder, Mike Snyder, Don Turgeon, Sue Peine, and Cathy McClure. On the phone was Mark Rorem in San Francisco.

Charity Auction Considers Solar Panels for LifeNets Business Center in Malawi

December 11, 2016

Bev and I spoke at Ambassador Bible College assembly on Thursday, December 8 about what project to support for the annual Charity Auction on March 19, 2017 this coming year. The project that everyone is strongly leaning towards are solar panels for our LifeNets Business Center and UCG church building in Lilongwe, Malawi.


Beverly & Victor Kubik

Derrick Pringle Reports on Zambian Youth Trip

October 9, 2016

From ZAMBIA. This is an updated report with photos from Derrick Pringle who took youth from the Copperbelt first to Victoria Falls, then to our United Youth Camp at our church property that has just come back to us after five years. We are grateful to have it back and use it for its intended purpose. We will be holding the Feast of Tabernacles at this site later this week as well.


Quarterly LifeNets Board Meeting

September 19, 2016

Quarterly LifeNets Board meeting Sept 18 in Indianapolis, IN. Counter-clockwise from left Sue Peine, DonTurgeon, Catherine Peine McClure, Michael Snyder, Jamie Snyder, Beverly Skogen Kubik.


LifeNets First Disaster Relief Was on 9-11

September 15, 2016

The Nine Eleven attack in New York and Washington DC occurred 15 years ago. This was the first disaster relief that LifeNets took part in and we sent aid directly to ground zero from Indianapolis. Red Cross donated fire fighting equipment used in the cleanup. You can revisit this story on our LifeNets website at


Zambian Youth Camp on LifeNets Property

September 6, 2016

United Church of God Zambia holds Youth Camp in August on our property that was purchased in large part by LifeNets in 2008. It was a wonderful experience enjoyed by all. We thank all for their prayers for making this all a great success. Read pastor and camp director Major Nawa Talama’s report:


Photos of 20-Year Celebration

June 24, 2016

Chernihev, Ukraine today celebrating 20 years of working with Revival Center for kids. Photo 1: Vic and Bev with British Ambassador to Ukraine Judith Gough, Photo 2; The crowd at the celebration Photo 3: Bev receives public service award and kiss from Chernihev Governor.

Ukraine Revival 20 yr

A Day at the Revival Centre in Chernihev, Ukraine

June 22, 2016…/victorku…/18/1466628079/tpod.html

What a day today seeing the tremendous progress since the last time we were here seven years ago. Read our story on the above link.

Ukraine 20th

LifeNets Helps Malnourished Guatemalans

June 14, 2016
Thank you, LifeNets board member Mark Rorem in the San Francisco Bay Area for spearheading this fundraiser that has already provided positive outcomes!