Including police, traffic officers, firefighters and ambulance personnel garnered city support and a large favorable local TV news report. Also, together with local deputies and the Office of Physical Culture and Sports of the City Administration, a championship on soccer tournament was held among the youth, in which more than 140 children and adolescents participated. Pastor Romanenko, who (who was a guest speaker at the Mass Media conference in Moscow in May), is very proactive about getting positive publicity through many avenues of media, which certainly has worked to produce a warm community relationship, drawing many to attend services and hear the gospel.
During the set-up and throughout the festival, good and constructive contacts with the city leadership and deputies continued. For more understanding, click on the link to watch the news story.
“And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: ‘The words of the holy one, the true one, who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, who shuts and no one opens” (Rev. 3:7).
We pray that the Lord will help us to be a church that influences society.