Archive

First meeting to discuss administrative reform in Europe

(03.06.2006) Zurich. Representatives from the European District Churches of the New Apostolic Church gathered in Zurich for their first meeting to discuss administrative reform in Europe. On account of worsening demographic tendencies, the New Apostolic Church will try to identify and implement potential cost saving measures within its administrative endeavours over the next few years. more ...

Guideline dealing with AIDS: The New Apostolic Church welcomes everyone!

(02.06.2006) Zurich. "The New Apostolic Church will welcome those with HIV and AIDS and their families with love and acceptance. The Christian response to a person with HIV/AIDS must be compassionate, helpful, and redemptive. Jesus, as our example, cared for those with disease with a personal demonstration of God's love (Luke 5:12-16)." It is with these words that the New Apostolic Church’s guideline for dealing with HIV/AIDS begins. more ...

The New Apostolic Church International has a new administrative director

(01.06.2006) Zurich. The New Apostolic Church’s international administration in Zurich has received a new director: Erich Senn (48) will take over the post of Peter Angst, who will retire at the age of 65. Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber welcomed the new director with the words: “You are taking on a very demanding task.” The Church leader went on to explain that NACI is not just a name, but rather represents the enormous pastoral and administrative efforts of the New Apostolic Church on an international level. more ...

Sympathy for all earthquake victims

(31.05.2006) Zurich. "Our hearts are moved with great sympathy for all victims of the earthquake in Yogyakarta”—Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber, the international leader of the New Apostolic Church, expressed his feelings over the latest natural disaster in Indonesia with great emotion. more ...

Pentecost service 2006 from Cape Town: Transmitted to all continents via satellite

(31.05.2006) Zurich. Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber, the international leader of the New Apostolic Church, will conduct this year’s Pentecost service in Cape Town, South Africa. Some 1.5 million believers in nearly 8,000 New Apostolic congregations around the world will experience this service live via satellite transmission. more ...

New doctrinal statement: The woman clothed with the sun is not to be interpreted as the New Apostolic Church

(31.05.2006) Zurich. The District Apostle Meeting of the New Apostolic Church in Karlsruhe ratified a new interpretation of the Church’s understanding of the “woman clothed with the sun” mentioned in chapter 12 of the Revelation of John. As of now the New Apostolic Church regards the “woman clothed with the sun” to be the fellowship of believers who have entered into a special relationship of proximity to Jesus Christ, who believe in Him, and who profess Him. more ...

Retirements and ordinations in Kenya

(18.05.2006) Nairobi. A youth service in Embu on 13 May 2006 and a confirmation service in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, on 14 May 2006, which included the dispensation of the confirmation blessing, three retirements, and six ordinations of leading ministers—these few words summarise an extremely interesting trip that Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber took to the southeast of the African continent in mid-May. Some 1.3 million of Kenya’s approximately 32 million inhabitants profess the New Apostolic faith. more ...

Two apostles retired – two new apostles ordained

(08.05.2006) Dieburg. The festive divine service on 7 May 2006 took place in Dieburg in the administrative district of Darmstadt: Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber retired two long-serving apostles and went on to ordain two new apostles, namely Bernd Koberstein and Jens Lindemann. more ...

New English-language hymnal nears completion in Cape Town

(02.05.2006) Zurich. The new German-language hymnal of the New Apostolic Church is only a little over a year old, and now a new English-language hymnal is nearing completion as well. It has been developed as a collaborative effort of music specialists from the New Apostolic District Churches of Australia, Canada, Cape, South East Africa, USA, and Zambia. If all goes according to schedule, the new hymnal will be introduced into the congregations by the end of 2007. more ...

Seminar for ministers: The pastoral care visit – Significance and execution

(02.05.2006) Zurich. Without a doubt, pastoral care is an important component in the lives of our Church’s ministers. In addition to the proclamation of God’s word, it is among the central tasks of God’s servants. Accordingly, it is very important for them to know how to carry out pastoral care visits. A seminar on this subject will instruct the ministers starting next year. more ...
Displaying results 21 to 30 out of 46 articles