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The Ingrian Lutheran Church Shares Christ at Christmas

Monday, January 8, 2018


The English-speaking congregation of St. Anne’s Lutheran Church in St. Petersburg used their talents to share Christ with others in a pre-Christmas carol service held at St. Mary’s. Missionary Alyssa Anders along with Reverend Camp organized the musicians in their congregation to play and sing familiar Christmas carols at the service. Everyone was invited,including congregation members, […]

Reaching Prisoners in Estonia

Wednesday, July 19, 2017


On 8 July 2017, Rev. Oleg Sevastyanov from the Alexander Cathedral in Narva, Estonia presented a lecture for future church volunteers who want to work with inmates of Estonian prisons. Rev. Sevastyanov, who has been engaged in prison ministry for more than 6 years, spoke by invitation of Rev. Avo Üprus, a pastor in the […]

Russian Congregation Holds Organ Recitals as Outreach Tool

Monday, July 3, 2017


by Connie Cortright St. John the Evangelist Lutheran Church in Saratov, Russia hosted three organ recitals to encourage interest in their congregation.  On May 28, a recital centered on the festival of the Lord’s Ascension was held.  The organ pieces were performed by organ students from Natalie Golfarb’s organ class at the Saratov Sobinov State […]

Russian Lutheran Churches Participate in Conference on the Family

Sunday, July 2, 2017


Rev. Alexander Furs of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ingria in Russia (ELCIR), a partner church of The Lutheran Church ̶ Missouri Synod, presented at an international conference on family values held at Saratov State Medical University on April 3, 2017. The conference, entitled “The Role of Religion and Religious Organizations in the Preservation of […]


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