Moldova

Ruslan and Larisa Telpiz live in Gotesti, a village in Moldova, which is a small country in Eastern Europe, between Romania and Ukraine. Moldova is the poorest country in Europe, with very little paid work available and many people are leaving the country in search of work.

Ruslan is the Pastor of the Baptist Church in Gotesti and currently also of the Baptist Church in the adjacent village, Chircani. His ministry includes leading Sunday services, preaching, baptisms, pastoral care and discipleship of church members. He is also involved in outreach and evangelism in these villages and the surrounding areas. In addition, Ruslan is leading youth work in both villages.

Larisa runs the Day Care Centre for vulnerable children. This is an after-school ministry held in Gotesti Church, which provides food, games, Bible stories and help with school work, in a caring and supportive environment. Larisa also supervises the Sunday School and is involved in the church’s ministry with women and families.

Members of St Michael’s Church have regularly visited Gotesti and Chircani since 2010, going on pastoral visits to people in their homes and encouraging the church members and leaders. Teams have also helped to run several children’s summer day camps over the years.

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