Deacon Vyacheslav Shadrin shares about the recent youth outreach and ministry that has happened in Minusinsk, which is located in southern Siberia, Russia. Deacon Shadrin is a part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ingria in Russia, an LCMS partner church.
During the winter and spring of 2013, the ELCIR congregation in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia hosted five outreach concerts of sacred and secular music from the 17th through the 20th century. Rev. Yaroslav Boychenko reached out to a group of high school students, telling them about noted Lutherans from Nizhny Novgorod’s history and sharing the Christian faith.
The Rev. Dr. Naomichi Masaki, Professor of Systematic Theology at Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne, recently spent two weeks teaching in Russia, traveling to numerous locations across this vast country.
A rehabilitation home in Novosibirisk, Russia, a ministry run by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ingria in Russia (ELCIR) was recently devastated by a fire. Watch the video as Rev. Juha Saari explains about the prison ministry in Novosibirisk and the impact of this fire.