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Dialogue and anniversary: the Committee for Special Affairs and Rainbow-NAC gather for another meeting

(16.11.2009) Frankfurt. Only ten days after a meeting commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the group known as Rainbow-NAC in Saarbrücken, the Committee for Special Affairs (CSA) met up with a delegation of old and new spokespersons for the group in order to continue their dialogue in Frankfurt. This was already the ninth occasion on which the two parties had gathered for a meeting of this kind. more ...

»nacworld« is one year old

(03.11.2009) Zurich. »nacworld«, the social networking website of the New Apostolic Church, celebrates its first birthday. On November 1, 2008 the platform went online. The messaging system was released at the end of 2008, and the online forums were introduced in May 2009, in time for the European Youth Day EYD. After one year, nacworld has more than 13,000 members in almost 70 countries. more ...

Living in dignity and security

(09.10.2009) Dortmund. The New Apostolic relief organisation known as “NAK-karitativ” has a new website as of today. The new site provides an in-depth look at a “relief and development organisation of the New Apostolic Church in Germany, which initiates or supports projects and aid activities independently or in cooperation with churches and competent partners all over the world with the objective of enabling people to live in dignity and security.” For the first time, an English translation has also been made available. more ...

Aid begins to arrive in the disaster areas of the Philippines

(08.10.2009) Manila. District Apostle Urs Hebeisen, who represents the New Apostolic Church in the Philippines, reports that emergency aid from the Church has begun to arrive in the disaster areas of the Philippines. Tropical storm “Ketsana” has caused the most severe flooding in forty years in the capital city of Manila and throughout the northern provinces. Thousands of people have been affected. With the help of the New Apostolic relief organisation known as “NAK-karitativ”, which is based in Germany, the first manifestations of aid have already begun to arrive in the Philippines. more ...

Many dead in the wake of natural disasters in the South Pacific

(05.10.2009) Zurich. A week after the terrible natural disasters in the South Pacifica, the full extent of the damages remains unclear. One thing that is already certain is that many people have lost their lives in Samoa, the Philippines, and Indonesia. District Apostle Leonard Kolb, who is responsible for the eastern part of Samoa, informs us in a preliminary emergency report that a great deal of damage has been done in the region, and that the situation is critical. more ...

District Apostle Meeting in Zurich and divine service in Constance

(22.09.2009) Zurich / Constance. The fall meeting of the District Apostles of the New Apostolic Church in Zurich moved plans for the release of the Catechism a good deal forward: the District Apostle Meeting (DAM) resolved details with regard to the information roadmap and introduction concept for the project. Since there is an International Apostle Meeting scheduled to take place on Pentecost of next year, the leading Church ministers will be the first to be informed about the essential elements of the Catechism. more ...

“African Joy” – a magazine for New Apostolic households

(17.09.2009) Zurich. "African Joy" is a magazine that is currently published twice a year in the New Apostolic District Churches of Cape, East Africa, South East Africa, and Zambia. The circulation of the first issue amounted to some 394,000 copies. The second issue, which is scheduled to appear this month, will reach over 600,000 households. Thus the wish already expressed years ago by Chief Apostle Richard Fehr is coming closer and closer to reality, namely to make a Church magazine available to all members of the New Apostolic Church! more ...

Worldwide prayers for peace 2009

(01.09.2009) Zurich. It has now been several years that the New Apostolic Church has participated in the worldwide prayers for peace which traditionally take place each year during the month of September. The World Council of Churches (ÖRK/WCC/COE), with its seat in Geneva, is calling upon all churches to take part in this initiative of the United Nations. In UN-Resolution 55/282 from 2001, the 21st day of September was chosen to mark the International Day of Prayer for Peace. more ...

A warm “Welcome” to the website of the New Apostolic Church Luxembourg

(10.08.2009) Frankfurt/Luxembourg. “Häerzlech Wëllkomm – Herzlich Willkommen – Bienvenue – Welcome”: the new website of the New Apostolic Church of Luxembourg is not miserly when it comes to greetings of welcome. After a great deal of preparatory work, the first homepage of the New Apostolic Church Luxembourg went live on 6 August 2009. In a letter to the congregations - written by the responsible Apostle Clement Haeck - it says: “Thus we are finally tapping into an opportunity that has already existed within our Church for many years, and which has long been used by many - both inside and outside the Church - to provide visitors with both general and more specific information about our Church around the world.” more ...

The New Apostolic Church in Russia has a new website

(03.08.2009) Moscow/Berlin. As of 1 August 2009, the New Apostolic Church Russia has been showcasing itself with a new online presence. It is now possible for visitors to find all current reports from the districts and congregations of Russia at www.novoapost.ru. The website also gives insight into the structure of the Church, both in Russia and around the world, and provides information about the New Apostolic faith, with emphasis on the creed and the sacraments. more ...
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