Skip to main content

Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe

Mission Trips

The Basics


287.6 Million


Russian, German, and French


Majority: Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholicism
Other Main: Islam and Judaism
Eastern Europe, a region brimming with diverse cultural influences such as Slavic, Greek, Turk-Muslim, and Eastern Orthodox Christianity, presents a captivating tapestry of heritage and history. The largest religions in the region are Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholicism, with many missionaries reaching out and helping spread the word of God. Will you choose to join these missionaries as they reach their towns, region, and continent with the Gospel?


Eastern Europe has a lot of different influences, including Slavic, Greek, Turk-Muslim, and Eastern Orthodox Christianity. Many countries that have high Slavic influence still have a large number of Russian speakers.

The dominant religion here is Christianity, with the largest denomination being Eastern Orthodox.
*One of the biggest things to note about the Orthodox Church is their use of icons. It is believed that the saints portrayed in these icons manifest in them. People will often kiss and otherwise show honor to these icons and images in some way.

Parts of Eastern Europe are now post-communist countries. This heavily influences the way they communicate and interact with others and the way they perceive the world.

Many individuals work overseas due to poverty and high unemployment rates.

Singing folk songs is a popular tradition in the Baltic states.

Some nations are significantly influenced by winter sports, such as Russia with ice hockey and Estonia with cross-country skiing.

In Bulgaria and specific regions of Greece, Lebanon, Macedonia, and Albania, shaking your head signifies “yes.”


The Balkan Mountains, a natural wonder, offer breathtaking landscapes and outdoor adventures for nature enthusiasts.

Bucharest’s Romanian Palace of Parliament stands as a monumental architectural marvel, attracting visitors with its grandeur.

The region’s historical significance is also evident in technological innovations like the invention of the CD-ROM.

For agricultural enthusiasts, Ukraine’s status as a major wheat producer offers insights into the region’s agricultural heritage.

Upcoming Eastern Europe Mission Trips

These trips help make a difference in this country by serving alongside local ministries. You can join them!



    Hope Church is dedicated to impacting people with the hope of Christ. They seek to fulfill the spiritual and physical needs of the people according to the teaching and practices of Jesus Christ as laid out by Matthew 9:35-38. Teams typically helps this ministry with children's day camps, handing out eye glasses to those who are in need, and evangelism.

  • Living Hope Church

    Living Hope Church

    Living Hope Church desires to see the children that were enslaved by addiction rise up to be a generation that proclaims Christ and honors His Holy Name. Razboieni is considered the poorest neighborhood from the city of Pitesti. More than 50 percent of the people living there are gypsies. Most of the families are torn apart, creating a lot of orphan children. Witchcraft is also a very common practice. Razboieni is a dark neighborhood where people are constantly fighting for their lives.

Go deeper with God than you ever imagined possible.

Start your journey. Apply now for the World Race.