Our second Informational Presentation on the Ukraine Crisis with Q & A scheduled Saturday, May 21, 10:00 am, features Russian Orthodox Priest, Fr. Edward Henderson. Fr. Edward grew up as an Episcopalian in Florida, has spent time in both Russia and Ukraine, speaks Russian, has a Masters Degree in Russian Studies, and a Master of Divinity Degree. Fr. Edward is pastor of St. John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church, a parish of the Diocese of the West of the Orthodox Church in America located in Berkeley, CA.The war in Ukraine has continued and Christian leaders, denominations and communities have become more involved.Googling the Ukraine War will bring up such articles as “As Pope Calls for Truce, Moscow's Kirill Blesses War,” “
Russia-Ukraine War: The Common KGB Past of Putin and Kirill, the Russian Orthodox Patriarch Who Supports ‘Just War’” and related articles.
The May 21 Presentation with Q&A meets 10:00-11:45, at Benicia Lutheran Church, 201 Raymond Dr., to discuss the role of religion in this conflict and how the Christian Church is and should be responding. One video that provides a helpful overview of the geopolitical and religious background to the current crisis is by Sister Vassa, daughter of a Russian Orthodox priest, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OhLtsDa9EU&t=4s
All are welcome. For more information contact Pastor Phil at 925-586-2575 or email@example.com