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Tuesday, 24 January 2006: Information evening via satellite

(23.11.2005) Zurich. On Tuesday evening, 24 January 2006, the New Apostolic Church will introduce a new chapter in its communication policy: an information evening will be broadcast by satellite to a specially invited audience. The chief apostle and district apostles agreed on this initiative during last October's District Apostles' Meeting in Zurich. more ...

New Apostolic Church plans European Youth Day in 2009

(16.11.2005) Zurich. The New Apostolic Church is seriously considering the possibility of organising a European Youth Day in 2009. The chief apostle and the district apostles from Europe decided on this during the European District Apostles' Meeting in Zurich. The host country might well be Germany. more ...

The chief apostle announces: The New Apostolic Church will participate in an International Day of Prayer

(01.09.2005) Zurich. Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber is calling upon New Apostolic congregations around the world to participate in the International Day of Prayer for peace. In a letter addressed to all district apostles, the international president of the New Apostolic Church writes: "The wish has developed in my heart that our Church—and thus all New Apostolic Christians around the world - should also do their part to pray for peace." more ...

Announcement from the chief apostle: Apostle Schumacher designated to become district apostle for Northern Germany

(21.06.2005) Zürich. Karlheinz Schumacher soll neuer Bezirksapostel für die norddeutsche Gebietskirche werden. Ein entsprechendes Rundschreiben des Stammapostels Wilhelm Leber wird am kommenden Sonntag in den Gemeinden Norddeutschlands vorgelesen werden. Die Ordination soll am 10. Juli 2005 im Gottesdienst in Pasewalk stattfinden. more ...

Announcement from the chief apostle: Festive retirement for Apostle Khushal

(08.06.2005) Zurich. Apostle Madan Khushal from Lahore, Pakistan was festively retired in a service on Sunday, 5 June 2005 in Lahore. District Apostle Leslie Latorcai from Canada performed this act by commission of the chief apostle. more ...

Newsflash from Stuttgart: Wilhelm Leber will become the new chief apostle!

(13.05.2005) Stuttgart. Dr. Wilhelm Leber, hitherto district apostle in Northern Germany, will succeed Chief Apostle Richard Fehr, and so become the new chief apostle of the New Apostolic Church. more ...

The New Apostolic Church anticipates a new chief apostle

(21.04.2005) Zurich. "The highest ministry that can be assigned in the New Apostolic Church is the chief apostle ministry." So begins the first press release of the New Apostolic Church International regarding the upcoming Pentecost service on 15 May 2005. Incumbent Chief Apostle Richard Fehr will retire in a divine service in Stuttgart on Pentecost Sunday. He has been the highest representative of this Church since 1988, and will turn 66 in July. more ...

For confirmation 2005: Welcome to the youth!

(19.03.2005) Zurich. "But he who endures to the end shall be saved." This Bible passage from Matthew 24:13 is the chief apostle's message to this year's confirmands in the New Apostolic Church. more ...

Belief in the Afterlife for New Apostolic Christians

(24.02.2005) Zurich. The conception of the realms of the departed has traditionally had great significance in the New Apostolic Church. For more than 50 years, New Apostolic Christians have celebrated divine services for the departed three times annually. Thus it is rather astounding that there is so little available literature on the subject. more ...