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Succession plan in the New Apostolic Church of Northern Germany

(30.09.2010) Zurich/Hamburg. On the second Sunday of Advent, 5 December 2010, the international leader of the New Apostolic Church, Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber, will conduct a divine service in Hamburg for the entire District Apostle district of Northern Germany. In this divine service, District Apostle Karlheinz Schumacher (66) will be retired and his successor ordained. The congregations in the District Church will be informed of this development by way of a letter this coming Sunday. more ...

Congo West to have its own District Apostle

(31.07.2010) Zurich. On 1 August, Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber, the international leader of the New Apostolic Church, will conduct a divine service in Kinshasa, the capital city of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Concurrent with his visit, the new District Apostle district of “Democratic Republic of Congo West” will be established. This new district will then be led by the now Apostle Michael Deppner (49). “This will take us another step toward our desired objective of independence for the District Churches in Africa,” says the Chief Apostle. more ...

RYD 2011: the New Apostolic Church extends an invitation to the Russian Youth Day

(07.07.2010) Berlin/Moscow. Two years after the European Youth Day in Düsseldorf (EYD 2009) the New Apostolic Church is organising a transnational Youth Day in Russia. District Apostle Wolfgang Nadolny, who is responsible for the congregations in this region, informs us that from 5 to 7 August 2011, all young New Apostolic Christians from Russia and the surrounding nations will be invited to the RYD 2011, not far from Moscow. The lead minister of the New Apostolic Church International, Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber, is also expected to attend the Youth Day. more ...

Extended liturgy of the New Apostolic Church still to be introduced this year

(21.06.2010) Zurich. An extended liturgy will be introduced in the international New Apostolic Church with the start of the new Church year. In a letter to all the Church’s ministers the international Church leader, Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber, designated the first Sunday of Advent as the starting point of this new development. In the letter he states that it is his wish to notify the ministers of this change already at this early point in time. more ...

Catechism of the New Apostolic Church to be completed shortly

(08.06.2010) Zurich. Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber, the leader of the New Apostolic Church International, has announced that work on the content of the Catechism of the New Apostolic Church should be complete by early summer 2010. “I am happy that our Catechism is nearly complete after seven years of intensive effort. I would like to express warm thanks to all Apostles and members involved in the production of this work,” said the Chief Apostle. more ...

nacworld for every age group

(03.05.2010) Zurich. »nacworld«, the social networking website of the New Apostolic Church will become available for all age groups on 20 May 2010. An optimized design and additional features will also be introduced. With the removal of age restrictions, the service becomes usable for children, young adults, middle-aged adults, and seniors from all over the world. more ...

Apostle Raúl Montes de Oca to succeed District Apostle Vilor

(29.03.2010) Zurich/Brasília. District Apostle Guillermo Vilor will be given a festive discharge into a well-deserved retirement in October of this year. He will be turning 66 in May of this year. In a letter to the congregations in his working area, District Apostle Vilor has informed members of who his successor will be: Apostle Raúl Montes de Oca. The 57-year-old lives in Colonia Suiza, Uruguay. more ...

Change in the leadership of the New Apostolic Church Netherlands starting in 2011

(28.03.2010) Zurich/Hilversum. As of next year, District Apostle Armin Brinkmann of North Rhine-Westphalia will take over the leadership of the New Apostolic Church Netherlands. This announcement was made by Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber in today’s festive divine service in Hilversum. The current District Apostle Theodoor de Bruijn (64) will be festively retired upon reaching the age limit in May of next year. more ...

Festive Pentecost concert from Cape Town to be transmitted around the world by satellite

(24.03.2010) Zurich/Cape Town. New Apostolic choirs in South Africa are well known for their excellence in music. On Pentecost Saturday, 22 May 2010, interested music lovers will be able to judge for themselves: at 5:00 PM local time, the Cape District of the New Apostolic Church will transmit a concert around the world via satellite from the Silvertown music auditorium. more ...

Pentecost 2010: Welcome to Cape Town

(26.02.2010) Zurich/Cape Town. This year’s Pentecost celebration will convene all presently active Apostles of the New Apostolic Church in Cape Town, South Africa. The international satellite transmission of a Pentecost concert and divine service will originate from there. Some 350 Apostles from many countries around the world are also anticipated at the International Apostles’ Meeting in the Cape Town Convention Centre. more ...