On 7 January in the quarters of the Russian Federation Consulate General in Shanghai the Rev. Alexi Kiselevich celebrated a service in honour of the Nativity of Christ. During the Divine Liturgy prayed more than 40 believers from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Serbia, Romania and the USA. After the service the Christmas Message of His Holiness Patriarch Alexy of Moscow and All Russia was read out. The people present received Christmas gifts: children — bibles with pictures, grown-ups — the Holy Scriptures of the New Testament in Russian, English and Chinese.