Eurasia Regional Consultation

20 - 22 Mar 2013 Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

“Live so that Christ may be remembered”

Lausanne is a global Movement that mobilizes evangelical leaders to collaborate for world evangelization. Together we seek to bear witness to Jesus Christ and all his teaching, in every part of the world—not only geographically, but in every sphere of society and in the realm of ideas.

The main tasks of consultation:

  • Analyze the experience of evangelism in the states of Central Asia;
  • Understand “The Cape Town Commitment – Confession Of Faith and Call to Action” and to lay  the foundation for productive work of Christ on regional and international levels;
  • Focus on the development of cooperation by means of strengthening the transformative role of evangelical church in society.

By the grace of God, the Lausanne Movement facilitated creation of “The Cape Town Commitment – Confession Of Faith and Call to Action “, which was highly appraised at the previous Regional Consultations in Moscow (2011), and continues to serve as a roadmap for effective service to local churches, ministries, and church unions . Calendar of events for 2013-2015 will be presented during the consultation.

The National Coordination Committee and the administrative team:

  • Alexander Shumilin (President of the Union of Baptist Churches in Kyrgyzstan);
  • Alfred Alnholts (Bishop of the Lutheran Church in Kyrgyzstan);
  • Rahat … (President of the Alliance of Evangelical Churches of Kyrgyzstan);
  • Natalia Soprunova (Regional Director of “Tirfond” TsARegion);
  • Fedor Raychinets (responsible for the program, March 18-22);
  • Eugene Grechko (responsible for the music ministry);
  • Anna Savinykh (Administrative Director, Bishkek)
  • Ilya Kozubovsky (Administrative Assistant, Kiev).

Dates and program:

March 20 (Wed) – Meeting the participants in Bishkek and bus transfer to the place of Consultation – “Raduga/Rainbow” Center, nearby Issyk-Kul lake.

11:00 – 13:30 Registration & accommodation, dinner

14:00 – 16:00 Opening of the Lausanne Eurasian Consultation

16:00 – 16:30 Break

16:30 – 18:00 First Session

18:00 – 19:00 Dinner

19:00 – 21:30 Second Session

March 21 (Thu)

08:00 – 08:30 Breakfast

09:00 – 10:00 Morning service

10:00 – 11:00 Testimony time and praying for the needs

11:00 – 11:30 Break

11:30 – 13:00 Workshops

13:00 – 14:30 Dinner and Networking

14:30 – 16:00 Round table on three challenges

16:30 – 17:00 Break

17:30 – 18:00 Third Session

18:00 – 19:00 Dinner

19:00 – 21:30 Fourth Session

March 22 (Fri)

08:00 – 08:30 Breakfast

09:00 – 10:00 Morning service

10:00 – 11:30 Fifth Session

11:30 – 12:00 Break

12:00 – 14:00 Closing of the Lausanne Eurasian Consultation

14:00 – 15:00 Lunch and return to Bishkek

Expected outcomes of the meeting:

  • The Lausanne Movement will become one of the unifying meeting platforms for evangelists.
  • Appraised by the national leaders of evangelism the fact of belonging to the World Evangelical Movement that can help to hear and understand what “the Spirit says to the churches.”
  • With God’s help, achieve freedom in “accepting” each other without compromising with own conscience, core values ​​and unity of local churches.

Preparing for the consultation:

  • Enlist the support of family, church and friends who will pray for the blessed and safe conduct of the meeting.
  • Through the prayer keenly comprehend “The Cape Town Commitment”. Russian version is available on the website:
  • Try to find and read some books or articles that related to the questions which arose from reading “The Cape Town Commitment.”

Registration and other important questions:

Pre-registration and confirmation by phone or E-mail is required:

There is no registration fee. Participants ought to cover their transportation costs. All costs associated with participation in Kyrgyzstan (local transportation, food and accommodation) will be covered. Extra days (before or after the consultation), including day trips, and leadership meetings, participants should pay on their own. It is important to book your tickets in advance so that you can arrive to Bishkek as early as possible (preferable arrival date – March 20 and departure – evening, March 22 or early morning, March 23).