Rt. Rev. Ivan Laptev, ELCIR Bishop; Rev. Mikhail Ivanov, ELCIR chief secretary; and Rev. Vyacheslav Ostanin, senior pastor of the Lutheran Church in Novosibirsk attended the 27th World Conference of The International Lutheran Council, which was held in Kisumu, Kenya from September 13-16, 2022. The topic of the conference was “Liturgy & Culture. How Worship Shapes Our Life Together and Why We Do What We Do.” This year’s conference gathered 55 representatives of confessional Lutheran churches. Click this link for the list of the participant churches.