O Lord, Make Us Worthy - A Vespers Part by the Resurrection Lutheran Church Choir, Kyiv, Ukraine

Bless the Lord, o my soul (Psalm 103) by the Resurrection Lutheran Church Choir, Kyiv, Ukraine

October 31, 2014

Let Luther's Hammer Continue to Sound!

October 30, 2014

ULC Synodical Council Meeting and Convention

     Ukrainian Lutheran Church Synodical Council meeting took place in Kremenets on October 21, 2014. The meeting took place in the building of the Holy Cross Lutheran Church. The Convention of the ULC has also taken place in the same building on October 22 and 23, 2014. The Convention was open by Pastor Roman Andruntsiv (Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Kremenets) devotion. The Convention received a hearty greeting in a letter from the

Rev. Mark Schroeder, WELS President. Brothers Mark Massmann, Sean Young as well as Rev. Neal Schroeder (all from the U.S.A.) have greeted the Convention in person.  The Convention has accepted reports of the ministers of the church and her congregations. The Convention has reelected Brother Ihor Rudzik (Resurrection Lutheran Church, Kyiv) to serve as the Secretary of the ULC and Deacon Vasyl Andreychuk (Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Kremenets) to serve as the Treasurer of the ULC.  The first day of the Convention was closed by the Holy Liturgy. Pastor Victor Paschenko (Christ the Savior Lutheran Church, Sevastopol) served as the Convention preacher. On Thursday devotion of Pastor Oleksandr Kulchytskiy (Tyraspol, Moldova) continued the Convention. This year essayist was Pastor Oleksandr Feschenko (God’s Grace Lutheran Church, Tokmak). His essay is titled “Pastor’s Assistants”. After discussing the essay, pastors have approved a Deacons Training Program as well as other programs and resolutions.  The Convention was closed by the prayer of Pastor Oleksandr Husar (St. John Lutheran Church, Lazarivka). Bishop V’yacheslav Horpynchuk presided at the Convention.