One of the ongoing online projects of the ELCIR congregations is The Lutheran Coffeehouse, an online talk show hosted by Rev. Aleksandr Furs, pastor at St. John’s Lutheran Congregation of Saratov. For those who know Russian, click https://www.instagram.com/lutherrussia/ to watch the installments on St. John’s church Instagram channel. Pastor Furs’ guests have been Rev. Olav Panchu, dean of the ELCIR Volga Deanery and St. John’s Congregation’s senior pastor (in photo); Deacon Sergei Anikin; and the congregation’s cantor Olesya Lebedeva.