The new issue of Tserkov Ingrii Magazine (the Russian-language edition of The Church of Ingria Magazine) is available in PDF format and as a hard copy by order from the ELCIR Headquarters! The theme of the issue is the ELCIR Theological Institute campus in Koltushi, Leningrad Oblast, and the nearby Mercy House where students do their internship.
Invitation to St. John’s Lutheran Church (Jaani kirik) in St. Petersburg on July 2 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the first Lutheran martyrdom and the 500th anniversary of Luther’s first hymn.
Bishop’s Word (editor-in-chief’s column)
“You need someone to ask you how you’re doing and offer to have a conversation.” An interview with Anna Klassen, director, Mercy House in Koltushi.
“Be Thou My Vision.” An old Irish hymn translated into Russian by Tatiana Ivanova, member of St. Mary’s Cathedral Church.
Excerpts from a practice sermon by Filipp Rodionov, student at the ELCIR Theological Institute
Talk with students. 1st-year Theological Institute students Nikita and Inna Lahtinen answer the editors’ questions.
Why would a woman go to the ELCIR Theological Institute? Master’s degree student Olga Rudaya shares her thoughts.
“The performer is a person of the church, not of this world.” An interview with organist Mikhail Levin.
Poems by Elvira Kolyadich, member of the Lutheran Church of Kondopoga.
Northernmost congregations of the ELCIR
“Love is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way.” [ESV]. A study of 1 Cor. 13 with Rev. Mikhail Ivanov, MTh (contd.)
“The Book of Ruth: a Story about the Hidden God.” A new book by Rev. Mikhail Ivanov.
Good news from Concordia Foundation. Full-color Bible brochures for children available for free by mail order! The Steps of Faith online course for adults accessible password-free!
ELCIR churches launch the production of candles! Order your trial package for your church and home prayer!
Darya Shkurlyatyeva, responsible editor