Meeting in Tallinn: Consecration of Bishop-Elect is scheduled:
A meeting of representatives of the Siberian Evangelical Lutheran Church and the
Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church took place on March 14 at the Consistory
building across from the Cathedral (Dom) in Tallinn. Bishop-Elect Vsevolod
Lytkin and LTS Rector Alexei Streltsov, representing the SELC, met with
Archbishop Andres Pöder, Rev. Peter Kaldur, and other officials of the EELC...
Relations with the
Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod discussed: On January 30 SELC Bishop-Elect Vsevolod Lytkin and LTS Alexei Streltsov met with LCMS President Gerald Kieschnick and Dr. Samuel Nafzger, Chairman of the CTCR and Advisor to President Kieschnick at the LCMS International Center (affectionately nicknamed "The Purple Palace") in suburban St. Louis, Missouri...
New Building of St. Mary
Evangelical Lutheran Church Dedicated in Tomsk: For a long time the Lutherans of Tomsk had dreamed and prayed for a restoration of the church building, but the reality has exceeded their wildest expectations... Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and the ministers of their governments arrived in Tomsk to discuss current political and
economic issues. Angela Merkel originally comes from East Germany, and her
father served as a Lutheran Pastor there...
Chancellor of Germany
Visits St. Mary Church in Tomsk: Frau Angela Merkel,
Chancellor of Germany, expressed a desire to get acquainted with the restored
building of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. Mary and to meet parishioners
of this church during the top summit of Russia and Germany held in the city of
Tomsk. This visit took place after Frau Merkel visited the Russian-German House,
where she conversed with the Russian Germans...
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