Christmas Greetings for Bishop Laptev from the State Museum of the History of Religion in St. Petersburg
“To the Right Reverend Bishop Ivan Laptev of The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ingria in Russia
“Right Reverend Bishop,
“Please receive the cordial greetings of the directorate and employees of the State Museum of the History of Religion on the occasion of the luminous and joyous Feast of Christ’s Nativity and the coming New Year 2021!
“May the gracious gifts of the Holy Spirit strengthen you on the challenging path of the Episcopal ministry which you entered upon in the expiring year and may God help you in all your labors as an archpastor! Gloria in excelsis Deo!
Lyubov Musiyenko, director, State Museum of the History of Religion”