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Pentecost 2009: Video from the Chicago service

(28.07.2009) Zurich/Chicago. The Rosemont Theatre near Chicago’s metropolis of millions was fully occupied for this special event, the Pentecost service 2009. The service was transmitted to North and South America via satellite. For the first time, it was also available through live audio-video streaming over the internet. more ...

New Chief Financial Officer at the New Apostolic Church International

(08.06.2009) Zurich. “One of the main tasks within the financial administration of the New Apostolic Church International (NACI) involves managing the financial balance between large and small - and strong and weak - District Churches, as well as the elaboration of financial strategies for a stable future.” So says Erich Senn, the managing director of NACI, with regard to the responsibilities of the new chief of financial services. At the beginning of March, Kurt Brenner (48), a proven financial expert, was enlisted to take on this demanding task. more ...

Pentecost 2009: “All our work should begin with thanks!”

(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!” more ...

Pentecost 2009: “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.” more ...

European Youth Day 2009: Warm thanks to all who participated!

(29.05.2009) Düsseldorf. The four-day European Youth Day 2009 organised by the New Apostolic Church drew to a peaceful conclusion on Sunday, 24 May 2009 with a closing divine service in the LTU-Arena in Düsseldorf. Some 46,000 participants, most of them young people from many different countries of Europe, listened attentively to the service conducted by Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber. The days before had been defined by warm fellowship and lively interaction. more ...

Closing divine service in Düsseldorf: “What is the prime focus of your life?”

(25.05.2009) Düsseldorf. Some 46,000 people, most of them young people between the ages of 14 and 30, attended the concluding divine service of the European Youth Day 2009 sponsored by the New Apostolic Church. “What is the prime focus of your life? What is your top priority?” asked the international Church leader, Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber, as he addressed the large crowd assembled around him in the LTU-Arena. His four responses to this question were: to please the Lord, to serve the Lord, to serve as a blessing for others, and finally to participate in the day of Christ’s return. more ...

Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber sends Pentecost greetings around the whole world!

(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. more ...

Greater emphasis on internal communication

(14.05.2009) Zurich. “It has become necessary to expand our internal communications on account of the increased needs and challenges we face,” says Peter Johanning, spokesman for the New Apostolic Church International, who has since last fall been working closely with Andreas Grossglauser. The 44-year-old comes from Bern, and has in past years worked as a communications consultant and fundraiser in various mandates serving the social services and capital investments sector. more ...

A retirement and an ordination for the Church in Peru

(30.04.2009) Zurich. Last weekend Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber conducted two divine services in Central America. On Saturday, 25 April 2009, a festive congregation gathered for a divine service with him in Managua (Nicaragua), and on Sunday, 26 April 2009, the believers assembled to hear the Chief Apostle serve in Panama City, Panama. During the Sunday service, the international Church leader retired Apostle Juan Carlos Fernández, after expressing thanks to the 65-year-old for his 47 years of active ministry in the New Apostolic Church. more ...

Coordination Group with a new project manager

(23.04.2009) Zurich. “The project manager is the nerve centre between the Church leadership and the Project Groups and Work Groups, and in this function is extremely important for efficient preliminary work and processing of decisions by the Church leadership,” says District Apostle Wilfried Klingler, chairman of the Coordination Group. He collaborates closely with Dr. Daniel Brenner (47), who has been working as project manager for the New Apostolic Church International as of last October. more ...
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