Dear brothers and sisters: Greetings in the name of Christ! This ministry update comes to you from Pastor Valery Hryhoryk, your global worker in Belarus. This is my spring 2019 ministry update. You may remember I am issuing a ministry update quarterly. This helps our friends and ministry supporters to pray, be aware of the needs and to give thanks together with us for God’s blessings.Continue reading “Belarus Ministry Update – NALC Global Worker with EEMN”
Bishop John Bradosky and Pastor Gemechis Buba, assistant to the bishop for missions, travelled to the Odesa region of Ukraine at the invitation of East European Missions Network (EEMN) Executive Director, Pastor David Breidenbach.Continue reading “The NALC and EEMN Build Bridges in the Ukraine”
Dear Brothers and Sisters!
Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ! This winter we have a lot of snow! Almost every day it snows! We have had snowy winters for the last three years. It reminds me of my childhood when we had to shovel snow and make snowmen!
This is Pastor Valery Hryhoryk! Your global worker in Belarus! Why have I begun my newsletter in such a strange manner? I am sure you know who I am, however it is always good to remind ourselves who a global worker is. He or she is a person that is sent and supported by the interested party. The Lord said that we need to make disciples in all nations. Belarus is one of them. This country has difficult conditions for ministry and remains hostile to Christ. Continue reading “Global Worker Update – Belarus”
A small team departed for Russia on October 24th, in order to lead an EEMN Friendship English Language School at the Lutheran Church in Kondopoga. The 2016 Russin Yarovaya Law has significantly restricted the way churches and foreign missionaries may function in the Russian Federation. However, the law does not forbid our activity, nor quench the thirst people have for the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Continue reading “Update from NALC Ministry Partner – EEMN”
Dear brothers and sisters, greetings in the name of the Lord! Fall has come! This year, September is very warm. We thank the Lord for the beautiful weather and sunshine! This is somewhat unusual. I do not remember such warm weather in the fall. Autumn is a time of harvest and this year has been very fruitful. There are a lot of apples on the apple trees and people are calling this year an “Apple Year!” Well, the Lord has been good to us and below is a report of the good spiritual harvest! Continue reading “Global Worker Update – Belarus”