A Christian weekend for youth and families will be held on November 11 and 12, 2023, in the city of Klagenfurt, Austria, Pastor Gustavo Castellanos, Leader of the Canvassing Department at the General Conference of IMS and President of Austrian Field, announced on Facebook on Thursday, October 19, 2023. The exact venue is 3, Bundesstr., in 9073 Lambichl, Austria, while Sister Elisa Gallo is in charge of registering the participants in the event.

Lambichl, a village with 343 inhabitants in the district Klagenfurt in Carinthia, Austria’s most southern federal province, is approximately 6 km away from Klagenfurt, Carinthia’s capital city with population of 104 333 inhabitants, as of January 1, 2023, elevated 446 m above sea level and situated on an area of 120.03 square kilometers. According to the legend, Klagenfurt was founded by the Duke of Carinthia Hermann von Spanheim, while the first mentioning the village under the name Forum Klagenwurt was in the period from 1193 to 1199, and Klagenfurt received its rights as a city in 1246 to 1252.

Young Christians in Klagenfurt, Austria, in 2010; a photo from the personal archive of Pastor Gustavo Castellanos on Facebook.

Written by Margarit Zhekov