Farewell service for Mgr. Ivan Rubaninsky

Church full of pastors, friends, and acquaintances who came to say their final goodbye to pastor of ECAC gathered on 21st of September 2011 in Lubina. The worship service was served by the bishop of western district Milan Krivda and representatives of the congregations where the late pastor worked have said their farewell. The service was accompanied by the choir of Lubina congregation, the choir from Bratislava – Petrzalka, and his the youth he worked with during his life in Nove Mesto nad Vahom.

The curriculum vitae of the late pastor was read by the senior of Povazsky region Eva Jurikova. She thanked him for the work he did for congregation in Lubina during his administrative service there: "He was kind, humble, opened, willing to give a helping hand and always cared. With sincere joy he would welcome everyone in the church, at the vicarage or on the street. His whole life he was a witness to evangel of Jesus Christ. He preached about Him, he trusted Him, on Him he built congregations where he worked." At the grave on the cemetary in Lubina, bishop emeritus Ivan Osusky and bishops Milan Krivda, Slavomir Sabol, and senior Eva Jurikova uttered final words of farewell.

 | 3.10.2011

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Grafické spracovanie:Ladislav Menyhart