On August 30, 2022, heads of local government in Gatchinsky District, Leningrad Oblast, sent birthday greetings to Rev. Pavel Krylov, dean of the ELCIR West Ingrian Deanery, senior pastor of the Lutheran Church of Skvoritsy, Leningrad Oblast, for his 50th birth anniversary.
“Dear Pavel Valentinovich,
“It truly is a pleasure to be wishing you a happy birth anniversary!
“May this your day be filled with kindness, thoughtfulness and wishes of happiness for many years ahead!
“You have been devoting all your life to nurturing people’s morality and strengthening the faith in God in their hearts. By your personal example of service and faith, you have been forming in your parishioners a commitment to the universal values of peace, justice and good.
“With all our heart, we’d like to wish you good health, wisdom and a long life!
Vitali Filonenko, head of Gatchinsky Municipal District
Ludmila Neshchadim, head of administration, Gatchinsky Municipal District”