In Bryansk, a foundation stone was consecrated on the site of the future church in the name of St. Martyr Alexander Peresvet. This is reported by the press service of the City Council.
The event was attended by the head of the Regional Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia, Police Major General Vladislav Tolkunov, the head of the regional center Marina Dbar and Mayor Alexander Makarov. The liturgy was celebrated by Metropolitan Alexander.
The temple is planned to be built near the new building of the Ministry of Internal Affairs on Sovetskaya Street. The church will become a place of attraction for believers in the developing neighborhood and decorate the city.
Also during the event, Vladyka consecrated the new building of the Bryansk police. The Metropolitan donated to the regional Ministry of Internal Affairs one of the main Orthodox shrines — the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God.