Here is the recent installment from an interview with the ever-busy UECB President, Peter Mitskevich. He helps us to understand what’s going on in the Russian Christian world and how people in the west can be praying. Here’s the scoop on the Moscow Theological Seminary.
On the recent graduation at the UECB Training Center for the Tambov/ Lipetsk regions.
Syktyvkar Baptists have offered assistance to the Komi Ministry of Health. According to their website, they said they could donate the church building for coronavirus patients.
The Theological Seminary, a subsidiary of the Moscow Theological Seminary of Evangelical Christians-Baptists, invites you to a family education program.
An Interview with Alexander Belous, the head of the Addiction Rehab Center in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Every month we try to catch up with the UECB President, Peter Mitskevich to understand what’s going on in the Russian Christian world and how people in the west can be praying. Here’s the latest update on some recent major events.
Believers in the Komi Republic attribute their Covid response to the missionary works of Stephen of Perm with the conversion of the Komi-Zyryan tribes from paganism to Christ.
The Moscow Theological Seminary of UECB is announcing the recruitment for professional re-training program "Mission and Evangelism" for the years 2020-2023.
An Ekklesia conference will be held at UECB Central Church of St. Petersburg Sept 24-26th
At the end of September, UECB churches traditionally celebrate the Harvest Day. This colorful and instructive holiday attracts the attention of both believers and non-believers.
From September 11-13, 2020, the Russian UECB President, Peter Mitskevich visited the city and church of Surgut.
September 13, 2020 marked a beautiful day in the life of the Central Baptist Church in Nizhny Novgorod. The celebration service was held to dedicate six men to the office of deacon.
Last month we caught up with President Mitskevich after a long quarantine and slow reopening period. There are many lessons people have learned, so we continue now with another update on how Covid-19 has changed Russian lives, churches and communities, especially as the church celebrates Harvest and evaluation happens.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn, in 1996 at the traditional Christmas readings, spoke about Russian Baptists: “They are our fellow tribesmen, in ordinary life they are ordinary Russian people, - the writer noted. “They truly seek humility, and they preach the Gospel sermon in simple Russian. The Baptists have gained as much success among the Russian population as they had before."
For the tenth year in a row, a Christian day camp for children from non-believing families was held in the UECB church in Novocherkassk city in the Donskoy microdistrict.
On September 12-20, 2020, Moscow will host a new recruitment for the training program for youth leaders!
We haven’t had the opportunity to hear the heart of the Russian Baptist President in a while, with Covid-19 taking a major hit to our lives, work and communities. Today we will reconnect with Him and hear his thoughts on a few matters.
Dmitry Pavlov, pastor & head of Island Rehabilitation Center in the city of Priozersk, St. Petersburg Region).
We are pleased to share with you how the sixth session of the Women’s Education Center in Krasnodar took place under the “Growth” program, on June 26-27, 2020.
The association of UECB churches in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region are preparing documents to sue the owners of the Electro-appliance factory, to gain the right of unhindered access to their rightful dilapidated church building by establishing an easement. As it now stands, the territory is surrounded by a high fence. The four-story church, built in 1911 by Baptists on Vasilevskiy Island (St. Petersburg) will take at least $3 million to restore, which they are ready to collect and begin, but the believers simply cannot get to their building.
During the period of quarantine and self-isolation, a UECB church in Istra has been actively participating in social ministry, helping those who need support in this difficult time, led by pastor Vladislav Vovk. Here is a personal interview with him...
Celebrating the 75th anniversary of Victory over Nazi Germany in World War II
On April 18, 2020, Moscow Central Church held a midnight Easter Eve worship service. As in most Christian churches, this year the service was held without anyone in attendance. Believers watched the live broadcast of the service while at home.
On behalf of the Russian fraternity of Baptist churches (UECB), Easter greetings to YOU! The news of the resurrection of our Lord gives us joy and hope, despite what is happening all around.
We heartily congratulate you with the resurrection of Christ resurrection! Christ is risen! Christ is truly risen!
Peace to you, dear brothers and sisters, members of the brotherhood of the RS ECB!
As new cases of the coronavirus infection are registered in Russia every day, our lead pastors have these words to share.
On March 14, 2020, a pastoral and youth retreat for the ECB churches organized by the Moscow Association of ECB Churches (MOC). It took place in the town of Oparino near Moscow.
The traditional annual brothers conference of the organized Association of Churches of Evangelical Christians-Baptists (UECB) of Primorsky Territory, was held on February 22, 2020 in the city of Artem. The main subject of discussion was questions of practical evangelism in the realities of modern Russian society.
Each month we try to spend a couple minutes with a busy man with numerous responsibilities, one of which is the serving as the Russian Baptist Union president. Here Peter Mitskevich answers questions and shares his heart for Russia with the English-speaking world.
On February 11, 2020, a round table discussion on additional measures to protect the rights of believers was held at the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation.
On January 19, 2020, Central Baptist Church of Moscow (UECB), held a special evening worship service dedicated to the Feast of Epiphany (the public baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist), during which new members of UECB churches were publically baptized. The following is a photo report of this special service.
Every month we like to spend a few minutes with a busy man with many responsibilities, one of which is the serving as the Russian Baptist Union president. Here Peter Mitskevich answers questions and shares his heart for Russia with the English-speaking world.
Congratulations on the feast of the Epiphany!
According to a tradition that has developed in recent years, young Christians of the Moscow Central Baptist Church celebrated the New Year 2020 at the Oparino Estate near Moscow.
Once a month we try to keep up on what’s happening at the Russian Baptist Union in an interview with President Peter Mitskevich. A man with many responsibilities and little free time, Peter gladly shares with us his heart for Russia to the English-speaking world.
Dear brothers and sisters!
On December 14, 2019, Kuban Evangelical Christian University held the Gideons International workshop, which brought together evangelists of the southern region of Russia.
The conference held in Rostov-on-Don had its conclusion today
Sverdlovsk Regional Court canceled a residence permit in Russia for 58-year-old German citizen Helmut Beringer, a farmer and pastor of the Baptist community in the small Ural city of Tavda.
On December 8, 2019, the consecration of the prayer house in Ryazan took place.
On December 5, 2019, a meeting of members of the Coordinating Council for Theological Education was held at the Moscow Theological Seminary.
On November 4, 2019, a regional youth conference was held in Georgievsk, bringing together more than 350 participants from churches in the Stavropol and Krasnodar Territories, the Karachay-Cherkess Republic, and Kabardino-Balkaria. The theme of the conference was: "Sing to the Lord all the earth, proclaim His salvation day after day." (1 Chronicles 16:23).
From November 3 to November 4, 2019, Ufa hosted festive events that united all the churches of the UECB in Bashkortostan.
UECB President Peter Mitskevich shares his impressions regarding his participation in the 6th Gathering of the Christian Interfaith Advisory Committee.
There is a terrible place in the vicinity of St. Petersburg, a place where the entire land is thoroughly saturated with blood ... Bloody battles did not take place here, soldiers did not die here protecting their homeland ...
On October 24-26, 2019, the conference “The Church Affecting Society” was held in St. Petersburg, Russia. Many speakers, messages and Q&A sessions were given to stress the reality that the church has a role and voice to influence the world around us for good, and how to do it well. This is the report of the culmination day, Oct. 26, 2019.
On October 6, 2019, a worship service dedicated to consecrating this magnificent church included the blessing of UECB Vice President, Victor Ignatenkov, Krasoyarsk Regional Pastor Ivan Bulychev, Khakassia Regional Pastor Sergey Stalmakov, former Siberian regional head, Henry Adolfovich, as well as many supportive folks from neighboring churches.
On September 29, 2019, in the UECB Golgotha church, a free concert was held in order to bless the community and attract them to hear the truth of Christ.
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