A memorial plaque of the Holy Spirit Congregation in Petrozavodsk, Karelia, Russia, will be mounted in Gvardeiskaya Street where the original church facility was located. In photo: the previous congregational pastor Rev. Viktor Grinevich and Rev. Andrei Antonov who started worship in Russian in the congregation in the mid-1990's. Original news … [Read more...]
Bishop Kugappi and Bishop Elect Laptev Congratulate Petrozavodsk Congregation on 50th Anniversary
On February 1, 2020, Bishop Arri Kugappi and Bishop Elect Ivan Laptev congratulated the Holy Spirit Evangelical Lutheran Congregation in Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Russia, on its 50th anniversary. Video credits: Deacon Anton Rudoi. Watch the videos in original news post at vk.com … [Read more...]
Confirmation in Koltushi
On August 4th, in the Koltushi parish, 30 young people were accepted into Church fellowship. During the course of two weeks, they underwent courses in the Theological Institute. They came from various corners of Russia, where different parishes of the Ingrian Church are located. It was a celebration for the whole Church! We pray that they … [Read more...]
CHRIST IS RISEN!
CHRIST IS RISEN! DER HERR IST AUFERSTANDEN! KRISTUS ON NOUSSUT! EASTER MESSAGE OF THE ELCI BISHOP RIGHT REV. ARRI KUGAPPI: https://ok.ru/group/53831656603842/topic/69289248339394 … [Read more...]
We heartily congratulate the chief Secretary of the Church of Ingria, the senior pastor of the ELCI Cathedral pastor Mikhail Ivanov and his wife Maria Ivanova with the birth of a son! The boy was born on June 26, 2018, he was named as Vadim. We thank God for this joyful and long-awaited moment, we pray for the health of mother and baby! "The … [Read more...]