New Year Greetings of Lira Burak, Chair of the Leningrad Oblast Committee for Local Self-Government, Interethnic and Interconfessional Relations, for Bishop Ivan Laptev
To Bishop Ivan Laptev, Head of The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ingria in Russia
Dear Ivan Sergeyevich,
I cordially wish you a Happy New Year!
This good joyful holiday is connotative with miraculous change and magic as all of one’s dearest wishes come true in the New Year.
I wish you that the year 2021 be a time when you realize plans and make new achievements.
I would like to pass my greetings and best wishes of peace and wellbeing to the clergy and lay members of The Church of Ingria whom you represent.
I wish all residents of our region happiness, peace, and good!
Committee Chairperson Lira Burak