Viacheslav Zarenkov was awarded the Order of St. Nikolay Serbskiy for construction of the Church of Holy Royal Martyrs Romanovs

 

On the 17th July, 2014 the solemn consecration of a memorial church of Holy Royal Martyrs Romanovs with the blessing of His Grace Lavrentiy, Bishop Shabatsky, was held in the Republic of Serbia, village Bachevtsy-Deligrad, the community Bajina Basta. The event was also timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

The church was built and welfare decorated by the best Russian craftsmen in tradition of Russian wooden architecture.

The church of Holy Royal Martyrs Romanovs was built at the expense of Viacheslav Zarenkov’s Fund "Creative World" and presented to the Orthodox Serbia.

Solemn ceremony of consecration of the church was attended by His Grace Lavrentiy, Bishop Shabatsky, Archimandrite Sergiy (Fedorov), clergy of Russia and Serbia, participants of the "Creative World" led by Viacheslav Zarenkov and parishioners.

Donator of erected abode Viacheslav Adamovich Zarenkov received the highest award from the Serbian Orthodox Church for outstanding contribution to the construction and adornment of God church – the Order of St. Nikolay Serbskiy. Order was presented by His Grace Lavrentiy, Bishop Shabatsky.

Russia has long been helping and protecting brotherly Serbian people, providing spiritual and material support, which is now especially important.

The church of Holy Royal Martyrs Romanovs in Serbia is a wooden memorial church erected in honor of Icon of the God's Mother "August Victory" as a continuation of the spiritual ties between Russia and Serbia.

According to V.A. Zarenkov in difficult times of disagreements and conflicts in the world the consecration of the church of Holy Royal Martyrs Romanovs acquires special significance, as it is an event aimed at rapprochement of nations and strengthening of friendship between them.

"We have seen how hospitable and friendly simple Serbian people welcome our Russian representatives - said Viacheslav Zarenkov, – and we always have to maintain these ties".