Cherenkov family will share transition from Russia for Tabor event

Dr. Michael Cherenkov, wife Nina and their four children will inform and perform as they present their family’s transition from Russia to Hillsboro at the first spring semester session of Tabor College Lifelong Learning.

The program will begin at 9:45 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, in the Heritage Lobby of the Shari Flaming Center for the Arts.

The family will share their firsthand account about how far atheism reaches in communist Russia, but that it is possible to remain strong, faithful Christians in that environment.

Michael Cherenkov is a visiting professor at Tabor College and executive director for Mission Eurasia Field Ministries. Nina Cherenkov has led a children’s church choir and other music ministries.

They will describe the journey that led them to Hillsboro, and how they are adjusting to life in the U.S. The Cherenkovs are a musically gifted family and they will share those gifts during the session.

The public is welcome to attend all Lifelong Learning programs and may register at the door. Fees are $5 per session, or $15 per individual and $29 per couple for the full semester.

Participants may enjoy lunch in the college cafeteria after the session at the discount price of $4.