Published on October 26, 2007
Greetings from Eurasia!: Greetings from Eurasia! The United Methodist Church in Eurasia: The United Methodist Church in Eurasia 5 Annual Conferences: Central Russia Northwest Russia & Belarus South Russia Eastern Russia & Central Asia Ukraine & Moldova Slide3: Highlights of 2006 Calling 2006 at Seminary Board of Trustees at Seminary 4 Annual Conference in May plus one more in June 21-23 and Eurasia Conference July 4-6. Theme this year: “Next step of faith” Board of Trustees at Camp Voronezh Slide4: Highlights of 2006 New salary system for pastors Tithing document published Apportionments to Northern Europe Central Conference Discussion about new structure of UMC in Eurasia Discussion about new property policy for UMC in Eurasia Proposal of new pension system Proposal of district superintendents funds Slide5: Highlights of 2006 Youth ministry/college students ministry Student Forum in St.Petersburg (Feb. 2006) Youth summer camp in Moscow (July 2006) Seminary graduates and new students Slide6: Highlights of 2006 Director of Public Relations and Publishing (Area Communicator): to be hired soon Web site of UMC in Eurasia (in Russian and in English – http://www.umc-eurasia.ru/ Quarterly magazine “Sol” (Salt) from St.Petersburg district Strategic educational plan for Eurasia pastors and lay leaders: 2 directors of Education and Church Development with offices in Moscow 7 trainers from Eurasia at Leadership Institute, Church of Resurrection, Leawood Kansas (3 year plan) Our mission: Our mission The mission of The United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ Slide8: Children and youth ministry on district level Student Forum in St.Petersburg“You are the light of the world”February 2006: Student Forum in St.Petersburg “You are the light of the world” February 2006 Youth retreat in MoscowJuly 2006: Youth retreat in Moscow July 2006 With partners from Tennessee Slide11: Choir from Pervouralsk Slide12: VIM within Eurasia: Moscow-Pskov VIM within Eurasia:Moscow-Pskov: VIM within Eurasia: Moscow-Pskov Repair of an orphanage:Aspiration UMC of St.Pete works in Luga: Repair of an orphanage: Aspiration UMC of St.Pete works in Luga Slide15: Siberia-Far East district Northwest Annual Conference, May 2006: Three districts: Northwest Annual Conference, May 2006: Three districts Slide17: Commissioning at Northwest Russia Annual Conference, May 2006 Slide18: Two seminary graduates at Northwest Russia AC, May 2006 Slide19: South Russia Annual Conference in Camp Voronezh, May 2006 Slide20: Ordination at South Russia AC, May 2006 Slide21: Ministry with International students in Resurrection UMC, Voronezh, Russia Slide22: Street children ministry in Kiev, Ukraine Slide23: United Methodist Women Slide24: Camp Voronezh: Cabins Slide25: Camp Voronezh: Repair Slide26: Moscow Seminary Calling 2006 (April) Slide27: Moscow Seminary Calling 2006 (April) Slide28: Moscow Seminary Correspondence course Two weeks session twice a year in Moscow: January, June 2006 Slide29: Moscow Seminary Board of Trustees, April 2006 Mytischi UMC: Mytischi UMC Ulyanovsk UMC: Ulyanovsk UMC Slide32: Student leadership forum in Samara (Volga district) Slide33: Pastors seminar in Stavropol, North Caucasus district Central Asia: Almaty, KazakhstanConsecration of a Mission Center on September 17, 2006: Central Asia: Almaty, Kazakhstan Consecration of a Mission Center on September 17, 2006 Central Asia: Bishkek, KyrgyzstanChurch building purchased Summer 2006: Central Asia: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Church building purchased Summer 2006 Slide36: Quarterly magazine “Sol” (Salt) from St.Petersburg district http://www.umc-eurasia.ru: http://www.umc-eurasia.ru Slide38: Spasiba bol’shoe! = Thank you very much!