Category: Bulgaria-Romania Provisional Annual Conference: Bulgaria

Zdravko Beslov and Sophia Methodist Church
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Zdravko Beslov and Sophia Methodist Church

Faithful Survivors in Bulgaria The following story is submitted by Rev. Keith Berry. Rev. Berry visited Bulgaria with his late wife Marcia in 1992 while a member of the World Methodist Council. In the capital city, Sophia, Bulgaria, the Methodist building was confiscated by the Communists in 1947, just as the young pastor, Zdravko Beslov...

Varna Methodist Church, Varna, Bulgaria
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Varna Methodist Church, Varna, Bulgaria

Property Issues Lead to House Church Growth The following story is submitted by Rev. Keith Berry. Rev. Berry visited Bulgaria with his late wife Marcia in 1992 while a member of the World Methodist Council. In the city of Varna, on the Black Sea coast, the Methodist church was confiscated by the Communist government in...

Popov, Simeon
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Popov, Simeon

Encourager of Methodists in Communist Bulgaria The following story is submitted by Rev. Keith Berry. Rev. Berry visited Bulgaria with his late wife Marcia in 1992 while a member of the World Methodist Council. After a long and complex history, the modern nation of Bulgaria was established in 1870. The government declared that Eastern Orthodox...