Church in the summer starts later for us. It’s the church’s “dacha season”, as C. said in announcements a few weeks ago.
A late start usually means plenty of time to sleep in for economist husband and I, but this week we headed over to a friend’s house for brunch, and a chance to scope out ideas for the upcoming fall and winter season’s Bible studies.
Strong coffee, American-style pancakes, yummy British marmelade, and ripe gooseberries were served, and MUCH enjoyed!
Actually, the international food selection was a good reflection of the make-up of our young-couples Bible study group. All the marriages are cross-cultural, and Russia, the US and Great Britain are all represented. It’s perfect for Russian husband and I! 🙂
The conversation was interesting, and revolved (as almost always) around Moscow traffic, international immigration laws, the Bible, travel, Russian politics, Apple technology, and church. Over our post-brunch cups of coffee and tea (with milk for the Brits!), we even gathered around our hosts’ Apple computer for some You Tube videos. I thought you might enjoy a selection of our Sunday morning:
- Moscow’s popular and much-talked-about migalki (or blue-bucket) protest (wait til the end to see the action…) MIGALKI PROTEST. Read more about the blue bucket protests HERE.
- Tim Keller – a pastor from New York. We’re all big fans of him, and quite often listen to his sermons online. TIM KELLER VIDEO
- This one made us laugh – it’s Putin hitchhiking home after sadly being left behind his consort on a rainy street near the Kremlin. Also a joke about the migalki at the end. Sorry, only in Russian…
PS. Berry pancake photos found HERE.