Konstantin was born in Petropavlovsk, Kazakhstan. In 2006, his family along with him, moved to Sacramento, CA. Being raised in a Christian household, he always understood how important it was to serve in church; therefore, he was involved in many different ministries from an early age. After committing his life to Christ in 2016, he joined the security team at Bryte Church. His security duties spread to different events even outside of Bryte Church like securing camp United and serving there as a vital part of the security team. Shortly after, he got involved in the children’s ministry where he served as a Sunday school teacher, kid’s camp counselor, and currently serving as a kid’s camp director. Konstantin also joined the UNITED core team to help and serve United the Movement by contributing his experience and ideas to serve the PCSBA youth. He currently works in the construction industry, and strives to show Christ’s love wherever he goes and to those around him whenever he gets the chance. During his free time, he loves spending time outdoors, enjoying God’s marvelous creation. One of his favorite verses is Psalm 139:23-24, “Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts! And see if there be any grievous way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting!”
Max is a member of Second Slavic Baptist church where he is heavily involved in youth ministry for almost 14 years now. Going from organizing youth camps, to other youth events, Max has done it all when it comes to youth ministry. Starting 2021, Max joined the UNITED core team and became in charge of special events.
Margarita Gurzhiy was born and raised in Sacramento and has been a member of Bryte Church throughout the majority of her life. Through her ministry and love in serving the Lord and the church, she decided to commit her life through water baptism in 2023. Demonstrating a longstanding commitment to various ministries, Margarita presently plays an active role in Bryte's summer camps and youth programs. In 2023, she also became a part of United the Movement. With aspirations of pursuing a major in Healthcare Administration, Margarita aims to integrate her professional career with her devotion to serving the Lord in ministry. One of her cherished verses is Romans 8:1, emphasizing the profound impact of Christ's sacrifice to us through the cross.
Vitaliy, a member of Second Slavic Baptist church since 2011, has been serving God by serving people. Getting plugged into PCSBA core team as an accountant, he discovered a talent that he keeps on working on and growing. He keeps track of budget and all of the finances when it comes to the United youth events and accounts. He is very diligent and detail oriented when it comes to accounting. When it comes to his free time activities, Vitaliy loves to go sightseeing and marvel at the beauty of God’s creation.
Carina was born and raised in West Sacramento and attended Bryte Church her whole life. Starting from a young age, she has been serving in the church and assisting in various ministries until she committed her life to Christ in 2017. Shortly after, she joined the children's ministry as a Sunday School teacher. In 2018, Carina started taking on more leadership roles in the youth department at Bryte and officially joined the Bryte Youth Events Core team in 2021. She has helped with coordinating event schedules, developing retreat programs, and assisting in team development projects. Her current ministry focus is coordinating events, while also helping build up and encourage the younger generation in their skills and talents. While serving in the church, Carina is currently studying at UC Davis to receive her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering. She enjoys hiking, organizing events with her friends, and connecting with new people. A verse she loves to turn back to is Romans 12:2 in which she is able to understand where the Lord wants her to be in various seasons of life and understand the Goodness of the Lord.
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Anna has been a member at Slavic Baptist Church of West Sacramento (aka Willow) since 2012 and by God's grace continues to serve there. She is involved in multiple ministries and loves to help out wherever she can. A few years ago, Anna joined the United social media team, where she and the team create/share encouraging content. Some of her hobbies include: spending time with family/friends, exploring new coffee shops, playing volleyball, and taking road trips. One of her favorite bible verses is written in 1 Corinthians 15:58, "Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain."
Igor Romantsov is a dedicated servant of Christ, currently serving as the Media Director for the Youth Department of PCSBA. Born in 2004, Igor is a third-year student at Sacramento State University, working towards his bachelors degree in computer science.
His journey with the organization began over a year ago, driven by his love for serving Christ and spreading His word. Prior to this, Igor served in the media department of Bryte Church for over five years, sharpening his skills and deepening his faith.
Igor's faith is the cornerstone of his work, inspiring him to see that everything he does in his role glorifies God. His vision for the future is to build a team that shares his passion for Christ and helps serve God to the best of their abilities.
This is UNITED.
Empowered by Unity
Strengthened by Christ
Enriched by Worship
Blessed by God
United in Faith, United in Christ