(01.09.2009) Zurich. It has now been several years that the New Apostolic Church has participated in the worldwide prayers for peace which traditionally take place each year during the month of September. The World Council of Churches (ÖRK/WCC/COE), with its seat in Geneva, is calling upon all churches to take part in this initiative of the United Nations. In UN-Resolution 55/282 from 2001, the 21st day of September was chosen to mark the International Day of Prayer for Peace.
(04.06.2009) Chicago. It is Pentecost Sunday 2009, and Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber finds himself in Rosemount, near Chicago. This is where the Pentecost service is scheduled to take place at 11:00 AM. From here it will be transmitted to North and South America via satellite. For the first time, the divine service will also be available through live audio-video streaming over the internet. This year’s message of greeting from Chief Apostle Leber to the New Apostolic congregations around the world is: “But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ!”
(04.06.2009) Zurich. Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber chose this year’s Pentecost greeting from 1 Corinthians 15: 57: “But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ!” In a letter addressed to all congregations of the New Apostolic Church around the world, the Church leader writes: “Christ attained the greatest victory of all on Golgotha, namely the victory over death. Those who belong to Christ can share in this victory.”
(19.05.2009) Zurich. Outside the American continents, this year’s Pentecost divine service will once again play out in the familiar circle of each home congregation, something that has not happened for quite some time. This year, the Pentecost divine service conducted by Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber will be transmitted beyond national borders by satellite to congregations throughout North and South America. The international Church leader is expected in Rosemont near Chicago (USA). The divine service will take place in the Rosemont Theatre and will be transmitted to Canada, the USA, and a number of countries in South America.
(07.04.2009) Zurich. Just in time before the European Youth Day of the New Apostolic Church starts from May 21 to 25 in Dusseldorf, the internet site »nacworld« goes international. Starting on April 4th, the social networking site is available also in English, French, Portuguese, and Dutch and therefore no longer a mere German platform.
(04.04.2009) Kampala. The congregation was overflowing with exuberance as Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber visited Uganda on March 29 to create a new East Africa District. The apostles of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda were gathered on Sunday with several congregations in Kampala to witness the ordination of DAH Shadreck Lubasi as District Apostle.
(11.02.2009) Brisbane/Zurich. Over 180 people have died in the devastating fires that are raging in Southern Australia, and another 80 people are still missing. Thousands have been left without shelter and have lost everything they own. Such is the current state of affairs following the most serious forest fires that Australia has ever seen. New Apostolic members have once again escaped with nothing more than a scare.
(10.02.2009) Düsseldorf. “Take a look!” is the name of the international photo contest for the European Youth Day of the New Apostolic Church, which is scheduled to take place in Düsseldorf from 21 to 24 May 2009. The company EPSON-Germany was secured as a partner for this campaign, and will award interesting prizes for the best submissions. The contest is open to everyone who plans to attend the Youth Day.
(03.02.2009) Zurich. “Christ – my future!” is the official motto of the eagerly awaited European Youth Day of the New Apostolic Church, which is scheduled to take place from 21 to 24 May 2009. Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber, international leader of theNew Apostolic Church and patron of this project had the following to say on the subject: “ Christ – my future is more than merely a short-term slogan that has been chosen for the moment. This exclamation contains great power, and would lend itself well as a personal maxim in life.”