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New design for children’s instruction textbooks

(17.03.2011) Buenos Aires. One of the focuses of the International District Apostle Meeting, which began today in Buenos Aires, was the revision of teaching materials for children’s instruction in the New Apostolic Church. New Apostolic children are instructed over a period of eleven years, from Junior Sunday School to Confirmation Class. To start off the spring meeting, Chief Apostle Wilhelm welcomed the District Apostles and District Apostle Helpers with a spiritual message. more ...

“At the moment, the most important thing is to help people”

(16.03.2011) Buenos Aires. The situation in Japan is also a topic of discussion at the spring meeting of the world’s District Apostles. The two New Apostolic congregations in Japan comprise approximately 100 members—all of whom have survived the terrible earthquake and the devastating tsunami. “The most significant problem at the moment is the nuclear catastrophe that is now out of control. We do not yet know how this situation will play out.” It was with these words that District Apostle Urs Hebeisen began his presentation on the work of the New Apostolic Church in South East Asia. more ...

State recognition for the New Apostolic Church in Argentina

(12.03.2011) Zurich/Buenos Aires. Just ahead of the first International District Apostle Meeting of the year in Buenos Aires, the Argentine state has granted legal recognition to the New Apostolic Church in the country. As the responsible District Apostle Norberto Passuni reports, this is “an important acknowledgement for many of our members.” The conference, which will bring together all District Apostles from around the world, will take place in the Argentine capital over the coming week. more ...

Deep sympathy and prayers for the people of Japan

(11.03.2011) Zurich. Practically all of Japan has been affected: hundreds of people are either dead, missing, or otherwise impacted. All have been victims of a devastating natural disaster. First the nation was struck by a serious earthquake and then by a fierce tsunami shortly thereafter. District Apostle Urs Hebeisen was quick to report: “The scope of the catastrophe is still impossible to determine!” He is very concerned about the New Apostolic members in the country, many of whom could not yet be contacted since the telephone lines have either been interrupted or overloaded. more ...

A new District Apostle Helper in South East Africa

(01.02.2011) Johannesburg/Zurich. Last Tuesday Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber appointed Apostle Patrick Mandla Mkhwanazi (47) a District Apostle Helper for the New Apostolic Church in South East Africa. One of his main tasks will be to visit the islands served from the District Church’s headquarters in Johannesburg, particularly Madagascar. In a letter to all the Apostles around the world, the international Church leader writes: “We wish the new District Apostle Helper rich blessing and much success in his work.” more ...

Training for the New Apostolic Catechism has begun

(26.01.2011) Lehrte/Zurich. A conference hotel in Lehrte (near Hannover) brought together representatives of all District Apostle districts of the New Apostolic Church from around the world in order to receive training on how to introduce the Church’s new Catechism, which is still in the production phase. District Apostle Wilfried Klingler, the host from Lower Saxony, extended a warm welcome to the participants. “Even though the new Catechism of our Church is not yet available in print, it is important for us to inform the members about its doctrinal contents as quickly as possible,” he noted. more ...

Church Project Groups and Work Groups reorganised

(19.01.2011) Zurich. As of the start of the year 2011, a number of Work Groups and Project Groups of the New Apostolic Church have been reorganised. A total of sixteen Work Groups and Project Groups are currently at work on various topics. Their work supports decision-making in the District Apostle Meetings and aids the Church leadership in arriving at suitable answers to various questions. more ...

Message for the New Year 2011: Let us do good works!

(04.01.2011) Erfurt/Zurich. Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber’s message for this New Year 2011 is: “Let us do good works!” In reference to the Bible text he took from Galatians 6: 10, the international Church leader called upon the congregation “to make a new start, regardless of all our habits and everything we have done before. Let us chart a new course.” more ...

nacworld in review: 2010 was a successful year

(03.01.2011) Zurich. Sixteen thousand new members logged on to the online community of the New Apostolic Church over the past twelve months. The growth over the space of a single year: 160 percent. Thousands of nacworld members are active in the over 9,000 forums, communicating with one another about their faith and other daily matters. Every month, nacworld members around the world write each other over 100,000 news updates, blog in the thousands, and chat across all national borders. more ...
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