This Saturday, May 15, 2021, at 13:00, a Service of Intercession for peace in the Holy Land will be held at the Church of St. John the Theologian located on the premises of the Russian Orthodox University (ROU), reports Foma.ru.
The service will be held at the initiative of the Youth Section of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society (IOPS), supported by its chairman, Sergei Stepashin.
With the blessing of the rector of the church, Hegumen Peter (Eremeev), the service will be led by the dean of the Missionary Faculty of the ROU, Fr. Stephan Domuschi.
Members of the IOPS Youth Section, Moscow students and Orthodox youth will gather to pray for a speedy and peaceful resolution of the armed conflict in the Middle East. Everyone is invited to join the service.
“Any tragedy that takes place in the Holy Land, especially when civilians are killed as a result of political confrontation, causes deep sorrow in the heart of every Orthodox person. The youth section of the IOPS calls on all Christian believers to join our common prayer for a speedy peaceful solution to the conflict and the victory of diplomacy!”, said the organizers of the Service of Intercession.