Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev meets with Rev. Andrew Hamburg, president of the Synod of German Evangelical Luther Church

The Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and All Ukraine, met on 30 June 2010 with the president of the Synod of the German Evangelical Lutheran Church in Ukraine, Rev. Andrew Hamburg. They discussed bilateral relations, the website of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church reports. The Rev. Andrew Hamburg is also deputy chairman of the group ‘Reconciliation in Europe - the Churches' Task in Ukraine, Belarus, Poland and Germany'. The aim of this group is to seek ways of cooperation between Christian Churches in solving social problems in Eastern and Central Europe. At present, the group is preparing an international conference on migration in today's Europe.

The Ukrainian Orthodox Church has taken part in the work of the Reconciliation group. The Rev. Andrew Hamburg told Metropolitan Vladimir about the group's initiatives and asked his blessing for the successful implementation of these initiatives. Metropolitan Vladimir thanked the Rev. Andrew Hamburg for his visit and wished him God's help in carrying out important social projects.

Source: DECR Communication Service