Mission To The Cities Meeting in London

London, England. 6 people from the Baltic Union Conference had opportunity to spend 10 days in London and to take part in the Mission to the Cities (MTTC) evangelistic series. Each day we had to travel to different evangelistic events and see how it’s done by pastors and lay members in London. Here’s what our […]

Focus on Revival and Reformation in the Baltic Union

Riga, Latvia [Guntis Bukalders, tedNEWS] Dr. Pardon Mwansa, the Vice-President of General Conference (GC) of the Seventh-day Adventist Church visited the Baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) on the 21st and 26th January 2011. The purpose of his visitation was to explain the new General Conference initiative in revival and reformation. The following day, Dr. […]

Lithuanian Field Constituency Meeting

LITHUANIA, Kaunas. On September 24-26th in Kaunas was held the 6th constituency meeting of Lithuanian Field. Delegates came from all local congregations of Lithuania as well as delegates ex officio from Latvia and Estonia, and guests. Constituency meeting was opened by the Baltic Union Conference president Valdis Zilgalvis. In his opening keynote V. Zilgalvis emphasised […]

RELAY Fires Youth For Evangelism…

Riga, Latvia —More than 40 attentive young people from Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia attended the first Relay course held in the Baltics, 5-17 April. During the first week, the module ‘Foundations of Adventist Beliefs’ taught by Dr Gunnar Pedersen, Newbold College lecturer, and Paul Clee, Field Secretary of the Trans-European Division, created a good foundation […]

Adventist Lithuanian Poet’s Fifth Collection Draws Acclaim

August 26, 2008 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States A Seventh-day Adventist poet’s fifth collection of poetry is drawing acclaim among religious writers in her native country of Lithuania. Lifting subject material from nature, Scripture and personal spirituality, Zita Kazimiera Kirsnauskaite writes passionately in “On the Wings of an Angel” about themes seemingly at odds: hope […]

Lithuania: Government recognizes Adventist Church

The Lithuanian government granted the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s application for state recognized status on July 15, qualifying the church for state subsidies and certain tax exemptions, as well as excusing theology students and clergy from military service. “State recognition for the Seventh-day Adventist church in Lithuania means that its contribution to public life and culture […]

Church In Lithuania Receives State-recognized Status

Vilnius, Lithuania. In 15th of July 2008 Lithuanian parliament granted to the Seventh-day Adventist church the state-recognized status of the religious community. Lithuanian law concerning the religious communities divides them into traditional, state-recognized and other registered religious communities. The Adventist Church applied to Lithuanian parliament for state-recognized status in 2003. The Lithuanian parliament considered the […]

Church Planting In The Baltics…

Riga, Latvia – Several years ago many Adventist churches started the church planting initiative. Now the time has come to evaluate the success and make any necessary adjustments in the Baltics. As part of this, Janos Kovacs-Biro, Director for Evangelism and Church Planting in the Trans-European Division, visited the church plants in Latvia and Lithuania, […]

Biggest Bible Camp In Lithuania…

Siauliai, Lithuania — On Wednesday 22 August about 300 Adventists from all over Lithuania gathered for the annual “Bible week” camp. The camp aims to give a chance for church members and their relatives and friends to socialise, relax, listen to inspirational sermons and become spiritually stronger. “It is a very good experience to meet […]