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“Thank now our Lord and God“

(05.11.2007) Toronto. For Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber, the international leader of the New Apostolic Church it was like taking a little trip back to his old home, as he had lived in Canada for a time during his youth. After the International District Apostle Meeting in Toronto, he conducted a festive divine service in the Kitchener Central church on 28 October 2007. Some 70 congregations throughout Canada and another 270 congregations in the USA and Mexico were connected by satellite. At the start of the service the congregation joined in the hymn: “Thank now our Lord and God.” more ...

The District Apostle Meeting in Canada has ended

(27.10.2007) Toronto. The international autumn meeting of all District Apostles, which on this occasion took place in Toronto, Canada, has ended with numerous resolutions. For the first time in the history of the New Apostolic Church, Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber also convened a District Apostle Meeting for Asia. This meeting focussed particularly on the administrative, financial, and pastoral care challenges the Church faces in South East Asia. more ...

News agency reports of attacks on New Apostolic congregation in Pakistan

(15.10.2007) Zurich. “AsiaNews,” an on-line press agency, announced on October 10 that a New Apostolic congregation was attacked in Hadyara, a suburb of the Pakistani metropolis of Lahore. Both children and adults were attacked and verbally assaulted by Islamist extremists. Another attack is planned for the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting. more ...

NAC in Madagascar now be led from South East Africa

(19.09.2007) Madagascar. Last weekend Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber paid a visit to the island of Madagascar. Some 1,500 brethren and interested guests attended the divine service he conducted there. Following the service, the international Church president entrusted the leadership of the New Apostolic Church on this island off the east coast of Africa into the hands of District Apostle Johann Kitching from South East Africa. more ...

Worldwide prayers for peace

(11.09.2007) Zurich. Again this year the New Apostolic Church will take part in the “International Day of Prayer for Peace,” which has been celebrated around the world for four years now, traditionally on 21 September. The World Council of Churches has called upon its approximately 350 member churches to offer up prayers for peace on this day. Already two years ago, Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber asked the New Apostolic congregations around the world for their commitment to this cause. more ...

New District Apostle Helper for East Africa

(03.08.2007) Zurich. Apostle Shadreck Mundia Lubasi is to become the new District Apostle Helper for East Africa. Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber will carry out this appointment in a divine service scheduled to take place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in November. The Chief Apostle relates that this is a first step in the creation of the new District Apostle District of East Africa, which is to be established over the course of the next few years. This district will include the East African countries of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. more ...

Second information evening scheduled for 4 December 2007

(26.07.2007) Zurich. A second information evening with Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber will be transmitted by satellite on Tuesday, 4 December 2007. All ministers of the Church and all interested members throughout Europe are invited to take part in this event. The source of the transmission will be the conference centre of the New Apostolic Church International in Zurich. The transmission will start at 8:00 PM local time. more ...

Video excerpt from Pentecost service 2007

(01.06.2007) Zürich/Hamburg. "I would like to wish each and every one of you a blessed feast of Pentecost. May the fullness of God's blessing flow today, and may everyone particularly experience God's love and kindness." It was with these words that Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber began the Pentecost service 2007 in the Hamburg Congress Centre. His Pentecost message for all New Apostolic congregations around the world was taken from the gospel of John 14: 1: “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me.” more ...

Video excerpt from the Pentecost concert in the Hamburg Congress Centre

(01.06.2007) Hamburg. The festive concert in the Hamburg Congress Centre celebrating the visit of Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber and all European Apostles on the Saturday before Pentecost offered a very interesting musical program. The performers were the symphony orchestra of the New Apostolic Church Hamburg and the project choir of the New Apostolic Church of Northern Germany, under the direction of Jörg Michael Paul and Björn Leber, respectively. more ...

Pentecost divine service 2007: One spirit with the Lord!

(29.05.2007) Zurich/Hamburg. Pentecost 2007 is already in the past, but the Pentecost divine service in Hamburg, which was transmitted by satellite to some 8,000 New Apostolic congregations in over 70 countries throughout the world, is to have a lasting echo. A message from Apostle Paul to the congregation in Corinth was the basis of the Pentecost sermon delivered by Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber: “But he who is joined to the Lord is one spirit with Him” (1 Corinthians 6: 17). The international Church leader emphasised: “Those who wish to remain united with the Lord must be one with Him by their very nature.” more ...
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