(15.05.2013) Augsburg/Zurich. Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber will go into retirement during this Sunday’s Pentecost service. Forty-four years of ministry in the New Apostolic Church will thereby come to an end. He conducted his last divine service before the change in leadership last Sunday in Augsburg. Everyone present was overcome with great joy.
(14.05.2013) Zurich/Dortmund. Imagine you are travelling, have some free time, and want to check something in the Catechism or simply read from it. No problem! As of right now, you can leave the book at home! Just download the free App or eBook onto your smart phone or tablet and you will always have handy access to the Catechism.
(14.05.2013) Hamburg/Zurich. When Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber rings in the divine service on Pentecost morning in the New Apostolic congregation of Hamburg-Borgfelde, several thousand other congregations in over 100 countries will also be connected, either by satellite or internet. In this way, several million people around the world will witness this central Pentecost celebration of the New Apostolic Church on 19 May 2013—a fitting event to mark this year’s celebration of the 150-year anniversary of the New Apostolic Church.
(13.05.2013) Zurich. “For quite some time now I have been considering the idea of making a statement concerning the ‘message’ of Chief Apostle Bischoff.” It is with these words that Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber begins his statement, which can be accessed as of today on the home page of the New Apostolic Church International. On various previous occasions he had publicly announced that he would once again address this subject matter during his time in active ministry as Chief Apostle. A new publication known as “Our Family-Special Edition”, which is published by the Bischoff publishers, will explore this topic in detail at the beginning of June.
(18.04.2013) Zurich. There are only about four more weeks to go before Pentecost, when a new Chief Apostle will be ordained for the New Apostolic Church. The current international Church leader, Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber, will retire at the age of 65 and will be succeeded in ministry by a French national, namely Jean-Luc Schneider (53). The preparations for this change have already been made, and all Church members around the world are aware that it is coming.
(18.04.2013) Kitchener/Zurich. Friday, April 12, 2013: Months of planning and anticipation culminated with the visit of Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber to Kitchener to conduct a special divine service on the occasion of the retirement of Apostle Ken Kreutner. The divine service was held on a Friday in order to accommodate an onward visit also to the United States. A total of 1,017 participated in the divine service in the Kitchener Central congregation in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.
(18.04.2013) Twelve men have had faith to accept their mission to serve as Apostles of the Lord. For the time being they minister to a comparatively small number of believers. While waiting to be sent out, they seek further light on God’s will concerning the church’s future course.
(03.04.2013) Johannesburg/Zurich. Chief Apostle Helper Schneider arrived in Johannesburg on Tuesday evening, 19 March 2013. He, together with District Apostle Mkhwanazi, 5 apostles, 12 bishops together with their wives travelled to Polokwane to conduct a divine service for the Limpopo province, bishop area. Members from across the province travelled by bus and car to attend this festive divine service wherein over 1100 members could participate. The Chief Apostle Helper called Apostles Dimba, Joubert and District Apostle Mkhwanazi to serve along during the divine service.
(01.04.2013) Buenos Aires/Zurich. “Christ lives and with Him I live too!” – This Easter message was the focus of the divine service in the Buenos Aires central church. The festive divine service was transmitted by satellite to all congregations of the District Churches in the care of District Apostle Norberto Passuni. District Apostles Noel Barnes (South Africa), Michael Ehrich (Southern Germany), and Leonard Kolb (USA) had also come along on this occasion, and witnessed the Chief Apostle retire four tried and true ministers at the end of the divine service.
(14.03.2013) Zurich. Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber has congratulated the new Pope Francis I on behalf of the New Apostolic Church. Yesterday Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected to the highest ministry of the Catholic Church. The 76-year-old Argentinean thus succeeds Pope Benedict XVI, who recently stepped down from office.
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