OMSK (RUSSIA) – Congress of “Harvest” and “Bread of Life” churches took place in Omsk on January, 28. Every year brothers and sisters gather together to worship, praise and pray and receive revelation in the Word for the upcoming year.
Bishop of Omsk regional association, senior pastor of “Harvest” Church Sergei Gorbenko and his wife Yelena opened the Congress and blessed the participants.
In joint spirit brothers and sisters worshiped God and thanked Him for His love, mercy and blessings.
Roman Shkodunov, senior pastor of “Bread of Life” Church, shared from the Word. He reminded that God established His church on love, and all people present are here to be able to say in unity: “God, I love you!”
The “proСВЕТ” youth ministry presented a skit where they shared about their strivings, ways and expectations. Most importantly, they plainly proclaimed: “We are the generation of people who have found themselves in God”.
Andrei Mazurin, senior pastor of “The Kingdom of God” church of Barnaul, was reflecting on chapter six of the Gospel of John. He mentioned that Jesus takes care of His people, keeps everything under His control and has the best plan for each one of us. Our obedience, humility and faith mean a lot to God.
The blessed brothers from the social ministry of Sosnovka settlement shared a testimony of God’s mercy. They recited a poem “We are Christians, God’s people” and sang a “God Almighty found me” psalm.
The year of 2017 was announced a year of discipleship, leadership and mission. This vision encouraged starting new ministries. The missionary work has especially developed. During the last year Omsk missionary training center graduated two admissions of evangelists. Pavel Pigurski, the head of the restoration ministry, congratulated the graduates.
Another significant event of the congress was the ordination of brothers and sisters of “Harvest” and “The Bread of Life” churches. May God strengthen each one of them and give them wisdom and the Holy Spirit guidance in the ministry!
One of the most important parts of the Congress was receiving the Word for the upcoming year. Sergei Gorbenko mentioned that we continue to follow the vision of discipleship, leadership and mission. “I believe that the year of 2018 will be a year of breakthrough in missions, evangelism and serving people! To communicate the Word of God, to share the Gospel and implant the right moral principles – that is our task”, – concluded the senior pastor.
The Congress was concluded with the Lord’s Supper, worshiping and thanking God in unity.
The Russian Church of Christians of Evangelical Faith