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Reaching Prisoners in Estonia

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

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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

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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

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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 […]

Fall and Winter 2016 in Nizhny Novgorod Full of Gospel Opportunities

Monday, February 13, 2017

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This update on Rev. Yaroslav Boychenko’s work in Nizhny Novgorod is taken from his report, as translated by Aleksei Zubtsov. The congregation in Nizhny Novgorod is a part of The Lutheran Church Missiouri Synod’s sister church, The Evangelical Lutheran Church if Ingria in Russia (ELCIR). The work done by Rev. Boychenko and others is supported […]

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