31 August 2016
Above Bar Church’s mission and heart to bless the people of Eastern Europe has spanned approximately 45 years. It began with a meeting between the then minister Leith Samuel and Josef Tson, who had escaped from Romania to the West.
Another contact in those early days was Pastor Josef Markus, a senior pastor of a group of churches in Czechoslovakia. Leith visited Slovakia and the congregation in Levice on a number of occasions. In 1972, the Samuel family visited with a wish to encourage the pasto