International reports

Retirement and ordinations: Karlheinz Schumacher is the new district apostle in Northern Germany

(28.11.2005) Bremen. Karlheinz Schumacher is the name of the new district apostle of the District Church of Northern Germany. He has thus taken on the pastoral and organisational direction of some 300 congregations counting approximately 45,000 members of the New Apostolic Church in the German federal states of Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Schleswig-Holstein and the northwest region of Lower Saxony. Beyond this, the District Church of Northern Germany also coordinates the activities of the New Apostolic Church in the countries of Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. more ...

New district apostle for Northern Germany to be ordained in Bremen

(14.11.2005) Bremen. In a divine service on 27 November 2005, which Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber plans to conduct in the Bremen Congress Centre, Karlheinz Schumacher will be ordained the new district apostle for the District Church of Northern Germany. At the same time, Bishop Ekhard Möller will be retired. more ...

Ecumenism means approaching one another and talking together!

(24.10.2005) Castrop-Rauxel. Ecumenism means approaching one another and talking together. Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber made this position known at the end of a divine service for ministers on Sunday, 23.10.2005, which was transmitted from Castrop-Rauxel to the congregations of the District Churches of North Rhine-Westphalia and Northern Germany. He also went on to address changes in the doctrine of the New Apostolic Church. more ...

Wolfgang Schug is a new apostle

(19.09.2005) Duisburg. In a divine service on Sunday, 18 September 2005, Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber released three apostles into a well-deserved retirement: Gunter Homburg, Klaus-Dieter König, and Günter Wiktor. He went on to ordain Wolfgang Schug (46) as the new apostle for the District of North Rhine-Westphalia. Thus the reforms in Germany's second-largest District Church have taken on clearer dimensions. more ...

After the hurricane in New Orleans: New Apostolic Church helps with clean-up operations

(17.09.2005) New Orleans. Efforts are now underway to clean up after the devastating storm and flood catastrophe that shook the southern coast of the USA. New Orleans is to be rebuilt, and the New Apostolic Church has announced it will also take part in the clean-up operations. more ...

Liyoyelo to be rebuilt

(13.09.2005) Liyoyelo, Zambia. Liyoyelo lies on the Zambezi River around 600 kilometres west of Lusaka, the capital of Zambia. On 24 August the entire bush village burned to the ground - all 34 houses. The president of the New Apostolic Church in Zambia, District Apostle Charles Ndandula, travelled to the affected region in order to personally direct the relief effort to help those in need (see our report). more ...

Firestorm destroys bush village

(06.09.2005) Mongu, Zambia. A gigantic firestorm has completely destroyed the bush village of Mongu in Western Zambia. Twenty-eight families have been affected, most of them New Apostolic. more ...

Part two of the Canada-Report: Divine Service for the Youth in Quebec

(29.08.2005) Quebec. On Sunday, August 28, 2005 it was Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber's first service in English since becoming Chief Apostle. He came for a youth service which took place in the Lasalle Albert Rosseau Hall in Quebec City, Canada, and was accompanied by District Apostle Leslie Latorcai, District Apostle Helpers Michael Deppner, Frank Dzur, John Sobottka and Mark Woll, and Apostle Ken Kreutner. more ...

Part two of the Canada-Report: Divine Service for the Youth in Quebec

(29.08.2005) Quebec. On Sunday, August 28, 2005 it was Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber's first service in English since becoming Chief Apostle. He came for a youth service which took place in the Lasalle Albert Rosseau Hall in Quebec City, Canada, and was accompanied by District Apostle Leslie Latorcai, District Apostle Helpers Michael Deppner, Frank Dzur, Urs Hebeisen, John Sobottka and Mark Woll, and Apostle Ken Kreutner. more ...

Part One of the Canada Report: Chief Apostle safely landed in Quebec

(28.08.2005) Quebec. Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber arrived safely in Quebec City on Friday evening accompanied by District Apostle Leslie Latorcai and District Apostle Helper Dzur who met him in Montreal. District Apostle Helper John Sobottka welcomed them at the airport. more ...
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