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resurrection

BUCHAREST, Romania — It was founded by a shepherd, according to local legend, and was later nicknamed the Paris of the East. But Bucharest’s idyllic roots and elegant reputation eventually gave way to a series of 20th century calamities: war, invasions, earthquakes and communism. Today the Romanian capital is home to 2 million people, with a cityscape that ranges from rundown grandeur to communist monstrosities and sleek modernism. Old villas, some dilapidated, from the pre-communist aristocracy, sit next to multi-rise office blocks and modern new villas — many of which are empty due to recent economic troubles. But while Bucharest  [ Read More ]

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history

The church has a rich and interesting history. A regular attendee in the early days was Queen Marie of Romania, a granddaughter of Queen Victoria. Although on her marriage to Crown Prince Ferdinand she had joined the Orthodox Church, she continued to attend the English services in Bucharest, and it was largely thanks to her support that the present building was completed. Various members of the Royal Family have attended the church at different times. The land on which the church stands was made over to the British Crown by deed of gift in December 1900, and the external fabric  [ Read More ]

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us

“The Lord is my shepherd I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he restores my soul.” Psalm 23: 1-3. Our Role   First and foremost, the Church of the Resurrection is a place of prayer and celebration of God’s living presence among us. The church serves the English speaking community of Bucharest. All are welcome, whether committed Christian or first time “seeker”. Through our worship and the way we seek to live our lives, we point people towards the universal love of God. It is a place where people  [ Read More ]