Herringer had a strong influence on the church in Lompalanka and later in Ruschuk.
Marchev, who started his ministry as colporteur for the congregation in Ruschuk during the pastorate of I.
Herrasimenko became the pastor of Ruschuk Baptist Church in 1895, (25) and he had a remarkable ministry in that town and indeed throughout Bulgaria.
35) The Baptist work in Ruschuk and Lompalanka, the second and the third Baptist churches in Bulgaria, also began as people with Baptist convictions moved in and spread their faith or as colporteurs shared the gospel.
Within the next three or four years, the Kazanluck church perhaps sent at least two more appeals to the same churches in Katalui and Ruschuk, and one request somehow reached August Libich in Odessa.
In 1880, a letter was sent directly to the Germans who worked for the BFBS in Ruschuk.
49) In Ruschuk, Kargel was introduced to the three families who constituted the Ruschuk branch of the Baptist church in Bucharest.
Certainly, he was able to read the publications while already in Ruschuk.
During the early years of his ministry, because he did not speak Bulgarian well, he preached in Russian and German to the three German-Russian families in Ruschuk.
According to the Der Wahrheitszeuge, the Bulgarian Baptist church in Ruschuk was established that same year.
Elias Canetti, born just eight years after William Faulkner, in 1905 in Ruschuk
, Bulgaria, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1981, thirty-two years after Faulkner received the award.