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District Church of North Rhine-Westphalia under new leadership: Armin Brinkmann is the new district apostle

(27.06.2005) Bonn/Dortmund. During a festive divine service, Apostle Armin Brinkmann was ordained the new district apostle for the District Church of North Rhine - Westphalia. His ordination by Chief Apostle Dr. Wilhelm Leber took place amid the historic backdrop of the chambers of the former West German Parliament in Bonn. 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 ...

Postscript to the Pentecost service 2005: Attendance was a record high

(31.05.2005) Zurich. Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber expressed happiness at the attendance of the Pentecost service of 2005. In a letter to the apostles, the chief apostle declares the worldwide satellite transmission of the Pentecost service from Fellbach a resounding success: 2.2 million participants witnessed the divine service live. more ...

Audio file of "press conference" Two chief apostles answer questions from reporters and church delegates

(24.05.2005) Zurich. (or/pj) The press conference on the New Apostolic Church's change in leadership took around an hour. The questions of the invited representatives from the media and other churches were numerous and very interesting. The two chief apostles—retired Chief Apostle Richard Fehr and incumbent Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber—took advantage of this welcome opportunity to respond in detail to questions and explain the position of the Church on various issues. more ...

Retired District Apostle Otto Gerke has passed away

(24.05.2005) Zurich. Otto Gerke, who served as Australia's district apostle for many years, passed away peacefully at the blessed age of 97 after a brief stay in hospital. more ...

Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber: "I stand before you with a trembling soul!"

(20.05.2005) Stuttgart. Everything had gone very quiet in the auditorium of the fully occupied New Apostolic Fellbach-Central Church near Stuttgart. Chief Apostle Richard Fehr had just announced to the congregation that he would ordain District Apostle Wilhelm Leber as his successor during the course of the divine service. more ...

Between continuity and change: Many interested parties attend press conference with two chief apostles

(18.05.2005) Zurich. Interested representatives from newspapers, Internet magazines, news agencies, and other churches came to participate in the press conference with retired Chief Apostle Richard Fehr and the new international leader of the Church, Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber. The press conference took place in the Congress Centre of the New Apostolic Church International in Zurich. more ...

Video of "Pentecost 2005": Chief Apostle changeover in Fellbach

(15.05.2005) Zurich. (or) District Apostle Wilhelm Leber has become the new chief apostle of the New Apostolic Church. For the first time ever, nak.org is featuring a video of the highlights from the Pentecost service in Fellbach near Stuttgart. more ...

Change in the leadership of the New Apostolic Church: Wilhelm Leber is the new chief apostle

(15.05.2005) Zurich. This year's Pentecost service came to a festive conclusion as an emotional congregation bid farewell to Chief Apostle Richard Fehr, who after 17 years in office, officially transferred the leadership of the New Apostolic Church into younger hands. Following is a press release from the New Apostolic Church on the subject. more ...
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