On October 9, 2022, ELCIR Bishop Ivan Laptev ordained Anatoli Gudkov into the Office of Deacon and installed Danil Andreyev in the Ministry of Catechist at the Lutheran Church of Petrozavodsk, Karelia.
Deacon Anatoli is responsible for celebrating worship services in Derevyanka and is teaching confirmation class in Petrozavodsk.
Brother Danil has been leading Bible studies and home groups in Petrozavodsk, celebrates the Service of the Word at the Lutheran Church of Kondopoga and is active in organizing Initial Theological Course classes in the congregations of the ELCIR Karelian Deanery.
Cordial congratulations for Deacon Anatoli and Catechist Danil on the new landmark in their lives and in the life of the Church!
Photo credit: Nikolai Rappu