An interchurch gathering for singles took place at the Salvation Church in Nakhabino (Moscow suburbs), on March 8, which is sometimes especially difficult for unmarried sisters. This was another gift from the Lord, and the beautiful marshmallow roses from the brothers made it a real holiday.
February 24-25, 2023, a music seminar was held near the border of Finland, in Vyborg called, “Sing to God”, which brought together music ministers, as well as those who love music and are just starting to take the first steps towards learning and serving God by singing the Word of God.
On February 24-25, 2023, the First Regional Family Conference was held in Yamal.
From February 6 to February 26, 2023, an evangelistic expedition took place from Perm to the lands of the Far North.
February 19 - 24, 2023, the leaders of the Russian Union of Evangelical Christian Baptists: President - Peter Mitskevich, V.P. - Viktor Ignatenkov, Head of Administration - Vladimir Miskevich traveled to Germany on a working visit. The invitation came from the Bible Mission.
On February 5, 2023, the next training module of the Youth Servant Training Program ended, which brought together more than 20 students from all over Russia! The brothers learned throughout the week how to build ministry to the new generation in their congregations.
From January 26 to 29, 2023, the main youth conference of the Russian UECB was held in Moscow, which brought together about 1500 participants from all over Russia from Kamchatka to Kaliningrad, and from other countries.
For the involved and difficult pastoral ministry, it is necessary to clearly know the tasks facing the pastor, to have approaches to solving them, to determine goals and pave the way to achieve them.
We all do many things in life. Every action has a reason and consequence. The outcomes of a person's actions will be judged. Jesus also said: “By their fruits you will know them” (Matt. 7:20), and again: “For we must all appear before the Judgment Seat of Christ, so that each one may receive, according to what he did while living in the body, whether good or bad" (2 Cor. 5:10).
On January 22, 2023, a concert of the choir and soloists, accompanied by the Cathedral Symphony Orchestra of the UECB, was held at Bezhitskaya Church in Bryansk.
On January 19, 2023, the celebration of Jesus Christ’s Baptism was held in the Central Church of St. Petersburg. As in many UECB Churches, new converts were baptized. About 20 people were baptized, of which most were youth.
"When Jesus, having been baptized, prayed, the heavens opened, and the Holy Spirit descended on Him in bodily form like a dove, and there was a voice from heaven, saying: You are my beloved Son; in you I am well pleased!" (Luke 3:21-22).
On January 15, 2023, a celebration service was held for the ordination of new pastors/elders and deacons at the UECB Central Church in Nizhny Novgorod.
We celebrate the Christmas holiday against the backdrop of winter cold and long dark nights. But this does not interfere, but actually contributes to the holiday being bright and amazing in its celebration. The night on which Christ was born was filled with unexpected light emanating from Heaven and the angels of God, who glorified God and proclaimed great joy to all people.
December 31, 2022 to January 6, 2023, the annual Week of Prayer will take place. Here are the topics:
January 26 to 29, 2023, the Generation for Christ (GFC) conference - "Come!" will be held in Moscow.
November 25 to 26, 2022, a children’s conference for ministers and teachers, "Labor of Love" was held in the UECB church Blagovestnik in Tomsk.
On November 26, 2022, a music conference was held in Rostov-on-Don, where about sixty men (music ministers, pastors and deacons) from Rostov, Novocherkassk and Taganrog took part, organized by Rostov UECB Churches.
On November 20, 2022, a celebration service was held to recognize the 100th anniversary of UECB church in Kolomna, Russia.
The beginning of November of this year was joyful for a Christian community in Kemorovo: In two cities located 200 km from each other, pleasant and profitable meetings of like-minded people took place at once.
Today Russia celebrates National Unity Day - the youngest public holiday, established in 2005 at the Interreligious Council of Russia.
As part of the celebration of the 140th anniversary of the Evangelical Baptist movement in the land of Tambov, an Evening in memory of Christians repressed for their active faith was held in the central church of Tambov Evangelical Baptist Christians.
Moscow Central Church of Evangelical Christian Baptists celebrated its 140th anniversary last week.
October 10, 2022 "BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS." (Mt.5.9)
From October 4 to October 9, 2022, the 59th Congress of the Euro-Asian (EA) Federation of UECB Churches was held.
Every church prays especially hard these days. People feel the threat of war, and the media intensifies feelings of unrest, distrust and uncertainty. Let's continue to pray.
On June 16-18, 2022, the very first All-Russian Pastoral Music Conference "Music from the Word" took place in the Bryansk Church "Bezhitsa" (named after the location in the city).
The Conference for Children and Teenage Ministers will be held at the Moscow Church of the ECB Golgotha from October 7-8, 2022.
On August 27, 2022, more than 600 people came to glorify the Lord in an open area near Khimki church in Moscow’s suburb.
For several years now, the southern city of Bryansk has hosted a congress of Evangelical Christian Baptists. This is a huge event and extremely important in significance for believers.
On July 29, 2022, within the framework of the Bryansk - 2022 congress, this seminar was held.
Recently, in the Ryazan region, against the backdrop of the summer landscape, surrounded by forests, fields and lakes, a special congress of churches of Russian Evangelical Christian-Baptists "Favor-2022" was held under the motto: "Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today, and forever" - (Heb. 13:8).
The summer session of Moscow’s Institute of Sacred Music ended with an eventful celebration. The main participants of the holiday were the recent graduates.
On June 16 to 18, 2022, a pastoral music conference will be held in Bryansk at the Baptist Church, “Byezhitsa”.
In recent years, the UECB of Dmitrievka, in the Tambov Region, has become a living center of spiritual attraction for the Gypsy people.
From May 20 to 22, 2022, the Youth Leadership Summit will be held in Moscow, which UECB youth ministers are invited along with their teams.
On April 17 to 20, 2022, Russian Baptist President (UECB), and Chairman of the Euro-Asian Federation of Baptist Unions, Peter Mitskevich traveled to Armenia.
On April 9-10, 2022, a women's conference was held in Samara
New edition of the video series "OLDER BROTHER" is ready! Our guest is Joseph Makarenko, senior pastor for the Omsk region and ex-head of the missionary department of the Russian UECB. We talked about his development as a minister, how he was responsible for his life and actions, about missionary work and the difficulties that were associated with it, about the family and the importance of a Christian education, and much more! Don't miss it, it will be interesting!
An Important issue addressed by Peter Mitskevich: How should the church relate to our current events?
As the Executive Committee of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA), a Christian Worldwide Communion in 128 countries and territories representing 176,000 churches and 51 million Baptists, we stand together as a worldwide Baptist family that draws upon 400 years of shared history and denounce the violence in Ukraine and appeal for a just and peaceful solution.
To: President of the Russian Federation, President Vladmir Putin President of Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy President of the French Republic, President Emmanuel Macron President of the United States of America, President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.
“Stand in your ways and look, and ask about the ancient ways, where is the good way, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls.” (Jeremiah 6:16)
We are glad to present you the continuation of the conversation about life, ministry, family, experiences of our older brother in the faith.
On January 28, 2022, I held a fellowship of the leaders-pastors of our brotherhood. We prayed for each other. And in the evening I was asked some questions by the ministers of the European Baptist Federation and the Baptist World Alliance. They asked questions: how to pray for the churches of the Russian Brotherhood. We prayed for each other.
The year 2021, which in our brotherhood has been called the Year of Evangelism, is coming to an end. We take stock of our ministry and look to the future. Meeting the new year, we pray in a special way, bringing our thanks and requests to our great Lord and Savior!
Dear brothers and sisters! We wish you a Merry Christmas!
The UECB Church "Golgotha" in Moscow celebrated its 30th anniversary. On Sunday December 12, 2021, a festive worship service was held, which almost lasted the entire day.
On December 11, 2021, the regional missionary conference "Do not be afraid, but speak and do not be silent" was held in the city of Vladimir.
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