UKRAINIAN BAPTIST HERITAGE CENTRE

Harbuziuk, Oleksa [Harbuzjuk], b 29 March 1920 in Berehy, Dubno county, Volhynia.  Baptist pastor, church leader, and journalist.  He studied theology and journalism in Germany and has lived in Chicago since 1949.  From 1968 to 1972 he was president of the Ukrainian Evangelical Baptist Convention of the USA, and in 1972 he became president of the All-Ukrainian Evangelical Baptist Fellowship.  He is a member of the presidium of the secretariat of the World Congress of Free Ukrainians and an executive committee member of the American Council of Christian Churches.  In 1966 he began broadcasting religious programs to Ukraine and editing Pislanets’ Pravdy.

 [Encyclopedia of Ukraine, Volume II, G-K, 1988.  University of Toronto Press, Edited by Volodymyr Kubijovyc, Pg. 126]

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