Evangelical Baptists to hold assembly in Pennsylvania
by Alex Harbuziuk
NAPERVILLE, Ill. - The 54th annual assembly of the Ukrainian Evangelical Baptist Convention in the U.S.A. will be held September 3-5 in Levittown, Pa.
The main speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Volodymyr M. Matviyiv, vice-president of the All-Ukrainian Union of Associations of Evangelical Christians-Baptists, which represents more than 2,000 churches in Ukraine.
Meetings and other events will be held Friday, September 3, and during the day Saturday, September 4, at the First Ukrainian Evangelical Baptist Church, 3001 Levittown Parkway, Levittown, Pa. The pastor of the host church is the Rev. Avdiy Chripczuk.
The youth program on Saturday evening and all events on Sunday, September 5, will be held at the Ukrainian Cultural Center, 700 Cedar Road, Jenkintown, Pa.
The assembly will be conducted under the direction of the Rev. Alex Perekrest of Cleveland, who is president of the Ukrainian Evangelical Baptist Convention in the U.S.A.
The theme is "Building the Church," which is taken from the text in Matthew 16:18 in the Bible.
Public sessions include the opening program on Friday at 7 p.m.; the youth program on Saturday at 7 p.m.; the worship service on Sunday at 10 a.m.; the ladies' program on Sunday at 2 p.m.; and the closing program on Sunday at 6 p.m.
Further details may be obtained from Pastor Chripczuk, (215) 946-9940 or (215) 945-8794.
Copyright © The Ukrainian Weekly, August 22, 1999, No. 34, Vol. LXVII
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