Posted on August 27, 2015 by artispurins
In the beginning of August Lutheran Hour went to Jekabpils. This time we were visiting the summer camp of Krustpils congregation.
There were also pastor Evalds Berzins and bishop Einars Alpe participating in this event.
After the service people gathered together for the that we presented. There were 30 people attending this seminar, there were seniors and young people among them.
Everybody admitted that we have a poor communication in our congregations, and that leads to alienation.
But there are also a good news – everyone was ready to change something in their attitude to improve the environment in their congregation. It is a truly important step if we want to feel as a family in our congregation.We must share Christ’s love at first among christians ourselves!
Posted on July 28, 2015 by artispurins
On 28th of July Lutheran Hour went to Baldone Church to show the movie “Adam’s Apples”.
Candles, warm tea, the rain outside – it all created a truly cosy atmosphere! We would like to thank everyone who came to this event – there were more than 70 people gathered together! (most of them not from congeregation)
This is a Christian movie with a little bit of dark humor, but it really made everyone think.The language of the film is universal, everyone can understand the idea and rethink it for a long time.
Thank You, Lord, for Your love!
Posted on July 19, 2015 by artispurins
On 19th of July Lutheran Hour went to Ainazi – to visit the camp of St.Bertulis Congregation from Rujiena.
The children and young people had an opportunity to learn some hip-hop dance steps in the event “Let’s Dance”. The children were amazing, they learned a new dance in an hour! We would like to thank all the kids for their courage and joy they shared with us!
At the same time adults – members of the congregation participated in the ETS seminar “Congregation as Family”
This seminar is about the mission – we should follow the order from Jesus and do the mission work. We should show the Christ’s love to the people that surrounds us. Then everyuone who enters the church will feel Jesus love for all people.
Posted on July 18, 2015 by artispurins
On 18th of July Lutheran Hour went to Limbazi to visit the camp of Old St.Gerthrud’s Lutheran Congregation from Riga.
Members of this camp had an opportunity to attend different lectures. Lutheran Hour offered the ETS seminar “Congregation as a Family”.This time we disscussed individual mission of each member of congregation.There were 30 people attending this lecture. People were truly interested and shared their experience on their work in the mission field.
This seminar consists of small lectures given by LHM staff members and practical work of seminar’s participants
Afret the seminar everyone was invited to watch the movie “Mission”.
God bless each and everyone who follows you!
Posted on July 3, 2015 by artispurins
On 3 of July Lutheran Hour went to Saulkrasti Lutheran Congregation to meet the children of this congregation. It was the Pandamania time!
This time it was the camp of the congregation. And what could be better than the activities for kids which were not only fun and entertaining, but children could also learn God’s word.
It is always a great pleasure to see the joy in the children’s eyes, it always reminds us that we can learn from children how to do things with great love!
Posted on June 19, 2015 by artispurins
On 19th of June Luthern Hour went to day care centre for children “Hand in hand” in Riga.
This time there were 30 kids participating.
We played different games and children shared their stories how they are spending this summer.
This time we were happy to give good and usefull gifts to our friends – balls donated by OGT organization from USA.
Posted on June 17, 2015 by artispurins
Dole-Kekava Lutheran Church is placed near the capital of Latvia Riga.The congregation is rather small.
Recently the new pastor arrived here.
Our seminar “Congregation as a Family” was held there on the 6th of May, right after the service.
There were 25 people gathered together- there were seniors and young people as well.
In the beginning of this seminar we had an opportunity to hear the story how the church was build.
Afterwards we had some activities and games, everyone was invited to talk and reveal some information about themselves that others didn’t know yet.
Although it was already late and everyone have had a busy working day, but still – this time spent together was truly worth it!