On Saturday, 1 August 2015, were into the service of the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Slovakia at toleration evangelical church in Krupina initiated four new pastors: Milan Bartko, Jaroslav Jurko, Zuzana Poláková and Michal Tekely. Ordination Worship Service was broadcast live on Slovak Television.
New ordained pastors administered an ordination promise with laying hand on the Bible. They promised the Holy Trinity: Father, Son and Holy Spirit, that according to their best knowledge and conscience they will fulfil the vocation and commission of evangelical pastor, as the Holy Bible and the Constitution of ECAC in Slovakia tie them. Solemn Worship Service was performed by all three Bishops, they put the hands on head and kissed on forehead of new ordained.
General Inspector Imrich Lukáč congratulated ordained pastors and wished them, to the Lord our God lead every steps and will give them wisdom and endurance in pastor service. Also dean of the Evangelical Lutheran Theological Faculty Comenius University in Bratislava greeted new pastors. On behalf of ordained pastors new pastor Zuzana Poláková thanked to parents, teachers, pastors of their own church congregations and other pastors, bishops and all believers, who were attended at Ordination Worship Service.
Photos: Martina Kováčiková
Edita Škodová, secretary for media and communication, firstname.lastname@example.org | 25.8.2015
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Grafické spracovanie:Ladislav Menyhart