These pictures were taken by Gregory Greve,a missionary sent to Russia by The Foreign Mission of the Apostolic Lutheran Church of America. Labeling is Now done. New pictures added as well!
Date(s): 2008. Album by Bruce and Leif. Photos by Bruce/Leif. 1 - 24 of 32 Total. 2000 Visits.
1 A Finnish musician, left front, and three Mari Musicians who use their talents to promote the gospel in the Southern Urals. The man's tee-shirt says: "Jesus Loves You"
2 Members of the Lutheran church in Yoshkar Ola
3 Nina is a translator and Christian sister living in Izhevsk
4 Missionary Gregory Greve with his God-daughter, Dasha
5 Gregory Greve with Pastor Alexander's three daughters and niece, Milana, Masha, Adelina, and little Acenia
6 This family, Lord willing, will be coming to our conventions in 2009
7 ALC missionary Gregory Greve, front centre, poses with mission camp group in Yoshkar Ola
8 June 2008, Izhevsk, Udmurtia - Pastor Chuck Bylkas gives communion to invalid sister, Irina Simyonava
9 June 2008, Izhevsk - Pastor Chuck Bylkas and missionary Gregory Greve in Izhevsk, the capital of Udmurtia in Russia - Behind them is the St. Michael Russian Orthodox Cathedral.
10 June 2008, Izhevsk - Pastor Chuck Bylkas and missionary Gregory Greve in Izhevsk, the capital of Udmurtia in Russia - Behind them is the St. Michael Russian Orthodox Cathedral.
11 June 2008 - Izhevsk, Udmurtia - Pastor Chuck and Gregory held an impromptu communion service with grape juice and bread from a corner store during one of their home visits in Izhevsk. L to R: Pastor Chuck Bylkas, Nina, Irina Ivanova, Anna Smirnova (Pastor Alexander's wife) Oksana Makarova, and Nina Tseneva
12 June 2008 Village of Gurez Pudga, Udmurtia - Holding morning Sunday service in the Gurez Pudga Lutheran Church.
13 June 2008 - Izhevsk, Udmurtia - Holding Sunday service in the Izhevsk Lutheran church
14 June 2008, Village of Yakshur-Bodya, Udmurtia - The ALC FM supports Pastor Alexander Smirnov in visiting villages in Udmurtia.
15 June 2008, Village of Chur, Udmurtia - The ALC FM supports Pastor Alexander Smirnov in visiting villages in Udmurtia.
16 June 2008, Izhevsk, Udmurtia - Visiting Pastor Sergie and his wife Nadia at their apartment in Izhevsk
17 Visiting invalid Christian sister, Irina Simyonava, and her family in their apartment. In this photo Irina's father and sister came to pose, along with Christian sister Oksana Makarova
18 Sister Oksana Makarova lends her apartment and takes care of visiting missionaries during their stay in Udmurtia
19 Young Mari mother, Tanya Shkyrova reads to her daughter Dasha from a bible gift given to her for her baptism.
20 Christian girls from the Yoshkar Ola Lutheran church
21 Christian sister, Anna Mishina, dressed in a traditional Mari El costume for a concert during a mission weekend camp.
22 Lutheran youth group members in Yoshkar Ola often help ALC missionaries in their ministry visits.
23 Tanya Shykova, Lutheran youth leader in Yoshkar Ola, poses with her husband, Denis, and daughter, Dasha.
24 June 2008 - Gregory and Chuck Bylkas standing with a number of Christians and friends outside the Lutheran church in Rzhev.