This was a gathering of Christian friends spanning a wide range of Estonian church traditions. We came together to celebrate the eucharist and made use of a translation of the beautiful Taize liturgy. We have begun a once monthly eucharistic celebration similar to this in Viimsi.
Since leaving Estonia for seminary back in 2003 we have been on the lookout for Alongsiders who might partner with our friends in rural Estonian churches for either shorter stints or longer terms of service. We've encountered a number of challenges along the way and each of these has given us an opportunity to re-evaluate … Continue reading Recruiting Help for Rural Churches
How far does a European Christian need to travel to find a mission field? These days you don?t have to go very far. Not only are Christians a minority in formerly Christian nations, but our countries are becoming more multi-cultural all the time. The nations are in our backyard! In this context, the skills of cross-cultural ministry can be put to good use by any serious Christian. What?s more, when Christians join together in spite of their cultural differences to serve together, our unity in Christ will itself be our witness. These are the goals of Next Step 2009!