IZHEVSK (RUSSIA) – A youth tent outing to Vala river “Revival, whatever it takes” took place on July 14 to 22 – informs Izhevsk Philadelphia Church web-site. 150 young people from churches of Udmurtia, Tatarstan, Bashkortostan, Samara, Saint-Petersburg and Moscow spent nine days at a tent camp.
The organizers settled an entertaining part with games, fellowship near the fire, and a spiritual part: sermons, reading the Bible, prayers.
Pavel Zhelnovakov, senior pastor of Philadelphia church, Vladimir Batalov, youth pastor, Sergei Odintsov, pastor of Church of Jesus Christ, Sergei Sukhanov, chaplain and regional representative of “Royal Rangers” and leaders of youth ministry of Philadelphia church were preaching.
All speakers were united by common topics: commitment, evangelism, missionary outreach, revival. They were talking about the importance of being able to hear the Word of God and act it out.
The kids came home rested and inspired. At Vala river they met new friends and enhanced the old friendships.
The Russian Church of Christians of Evangelical Faith,
adapted from Philadelphia church of Izhevsk web-site