On Friday evening, March 22, 2024, a terrorist attack occurred at Crocus City Hall, Krasnogorsk, Moscow region.
March 21-23, 2024, the Uzbekistan annual youth conference was held in Tashkent, which brought together young people from all the UECB churches of Uzbekistan, and a group of young Christians from Kazakhstan also arrived.
On Friday evening, March 22, 2024, a terrorist attack occurred at Crocus City Hall, Krasnogorsk, Moscow region.
The court adopted a ruling banning the activities of the local religious organization Church of Evangelical Christian Baptists in Novocherkassk, Rostov region, located at the address 159 Mikhailovskaya St., Novocherkassk, Russia
February 22-24, 2024, another Men’s prayer retreat took place in the picturesque mountains of Zagedan, Karachay-Cherkess Republic (KCR).
From March 7 to March 10, 2024, the first teenage conference in the Caucasus “TEENSTREET” - Caucasus was held in North Ossetia.
“Praise the Lord, for it is good to sing praises to our God, for it is pleasant, and a song of praise is fitting” (Psalm 147:1) - under this theme, an interregional music conference was held in the central church of Rostov-on-Don on March 2, 2024.
Children are our future and our present! Ministers gathered in the church of the city of Vyborg on February 24, 2024 for the 11th Winter Rainbow festival for Children. Together they praised God with hymns and poems, playing musical instruments, sang together, performed solo and quartet, duet and trio.
“And whatever was written before was written for our instruction, so that through patience and the comfort of the Scriptures we may maintain hope.” Romans 15:4
On February 10, 2024, about 120 brothers from different churches in the Stavropol region gathered for fellowship in the Georgievsk church. Elders, deacons, preachers and missionaries discussed together about who is my neighbor in the church, in the world, and who considers me their neighbor.
On Saturday, January 20, 2024, the UECB ladies of the Ryazan region gathered for a conference on the topic: “We bring the love of Christ to people!” In all, 48 sisters attended the conference.
From February 1 - 4, 2024 the annual Russian UECB youth conference “Generation for Christ” was held in Moscow, which brought together more than 1,600 people from all over Russia, as well as from neighboring countries.
On January 13, 2024, the Christmas holiday “Joy Without Borders” took place in Moscow’s UECB Church “Calvary.”
On January 19, 2024, on the day of Epiphany, a tradition is held on the day Jesus was baptized. There were 22 people baptized in the Moscow Central Church of Evangelical Christian Baptists (MCC UECB) from the Moscow region.
On January 14, 2024, in the Bezhitsa Church in the city of Bryansk, a solemn Christmas concert was held by the church choir and the Cathedral Symphony Orchestra of the Russian Union of Evangelical Christian Baptists (UECB).
From January 4 to 5, 2024, a children’s festival was held in Noyabrsk from the Sunday schools of UECB churches of Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.
On January 7, 2024, Transfiguration Bible Church (TBC) was consecrated in Irkutsk. Construction was 6 1/2 years in the making. Praise God!!!
Dear brothers and sisters! We sincerely congratulate you on the holiday of the Nativity - the first coming of Christ!
The annual week of prayer will take place from December 31, 2023 to January 6, 2024.
A UECB men's conference was held in Tambov recently
From December 6 to 7, 2023, a conference of the Advisory Council on Christian Education of the UECB was held at the Moscow Theological Seminary to discuss the importance of viewing the Kingdom of God.
The “National Prayer Gathering”, was held on November 15, 2023 in the center of Moscow, addressing important and relevant topics: “Spiritual peacemaking and public diplomacy”, “Building up as service”, “Mission through art and education”. This is a new form of holding such an important large-scale event for our country.
November 9-11, 2023, the annual pastor’s conference was held in southern Russia, organized by the Krasnodar and Adygea Region Churches. This year the theme of the conference was in keeping with the Russian Baptist theme of the year - “Building-up of the Church.” took place in Maykop.
Over the past two weekends, more than 10 large youth conferences took place in Russia, which brought together about 2,500 people in total.
The Tver UECB Church celebrated its 140th anniversary spanning three days, November 3 - 5, 2023.
From October 23 - 30, 2023, the UECB President, Peter Mitskevich was invited to the Altai Region by Andrei Proshelykin to visit Altai churches, ministers and missionaries.
October 13-15, 2023, UECB VP Viktor Ignatenkov visited the Island of Sakhalin, at the invitation from Regional Pastor Alexei Zanin
A letter from the European Baptist Federation
September 16 - 24, in the UECB Moscow building, the latest training module took place for the Youth Ministers Training Program, conducted by the Youth Department of the Union since 2008.
What is the result of your life? What fruit grows on “your tree?” How many of us dream of having the “career” of Jesus Christ? These questions rang a bell in the heart of everyone who came to the Interchurch Harvest Celebration at UECB “Truth” Church in Nakhabino in the Moscow suburbs.
September 19-22, 2023, the UECB President, Peter Mitskevich visited Uzbekistan.
On September 17, 2023, the UECB VP, Viktor Ignatenkov, visited the city and ministries of Kostroma.
For the past 10 years, the UECB Church of Veliky Novgorod has been hosting unusual scientific and practical conferences under the general title: “The Phenomenon of Russian Protestantism.”
From August 11-13, 2023, the First of it’s kind, a Christian puppet festival was held in the town of Ramenskoye near Moscow. It was attended by: 21 puppet theater teams, teachers, preachers, musicians, technical staff - overall 106 participants from 22 regions and regions of Russia.
From August 25-27, UECB churchs from the Kaluga regions joined to form a regional Christian youth retreat called, “Are we following Christ?!”
At the end of summer, 43 young brothers and sisters gathered from all over the country, in the building of the Russian UECB, to take part in a new project of the Youth Department - the city training camp CityCamp. Throughout the week, they, divided into four groups, received training in such areas of practical ministry as Evangelism, Media, Worship and Event Management, so that after the camp they would be more effectively involved in ministry in their local churches - this was the main focus for growth.
In the city of Faisalabad, in the area of Jaranawala, an attack on Evangelical churches is taking place today. Muslims and police came out against Christians. Muslims destroyed churches and poor Christian houses. Please pray for the Church of Christ in Pakistan, which is experiencing persecution
From July 5 to July 14, a teenager retreat took place at the Country camp for UECB churches of the North-West Federal District “Plussa”.
Peace be with you, dear brothers and sisters!
The 21st Council of Russian UECB Churches took place in Bryansk on the theme “...Thy Kingdom come...” (Matthew 6:10). Such everyday words will not express the true fervor of the hearts of more than 6,000 participants!
The Council of Churches of the UECB of Russia is being held near Bryansk, which brought together about 6,000 Christians from the Bryansk region and other regions of Russia.
The key words for the program of the Russian Day of Prayer, "Such is the will of God that we do good." 1 Peter 2:15
A prayer breakfast brought together the members of the Board of Trustees and the staff of the Moscow Theological Seminary with their families. It began with gratitude that “Until now the Lord has helped us.” (1 Samuel 7:12).
From June 6 to 8, 2023, the Second All-Russian Pastoral Conference for Ministry to the Deaf was held in Ramenskoye near Moscow. The previous conference took place a year ago in Nizhny Novgorod.
Recently, the graduation ceremony was held in the UECB village church of Krasongvardeyskoye, in the Stavropol Territory, for an unusual school, called "School Without Walls.”
From May 27- 28, 2023, the Vice President of the Russian UECB, Viktor Ignatenkov was in the Vladimir and Ivanovo regions, invited by Regional Pastor, Stanislav Petrash.
At the very beginning of May, the UECB Youth ministry team, headed by director Vitaly Zanin, once again went on a music tour of the cities of Russia!
And so, the final chords of the hymn were sung at the music conference "Sing to God", in the hospitable UECB church of Sosnovy Bor, near St. Petersburg. Wonderful works performed by the choir sounded especially great after master classes were held by guest speakers.
On April 28, 2023, a missionary team of ten Christians from different churches in St. Petersburg headed to the city of Izhevsk.
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