NACI News

Announcement: New decision on requirements for teachers of Confirmation Instruction

(22.10.2004) Nice. The District Apostle Meeting in Nice on 22-24.09.2004 has decided on new requirements for teachers of Confirmation Instruction. Previously this class was exclusively taught by priestly ministers, but in future it will be possible for all types of instruction in the New Apostolic Church to be taught by both men and women. more ...

Announcement: The Bible is the basis of the New Apostolic doctrine

(22.10.2004) Nice. The District Apostle Meeting in Nice, which took place on 22-24.09.2004, has again emphasised that the Bible is recognised and regarded as the basis of the doctrine of the New Apostolic Church. In particular, the statements of the New Testament - especially the words of Jesus and the epistles of the apostles - are of definitive importance. more ...

New doctrinal statement on the "Great Tribulation"

(22.10.2004) Nice. A comprehensive subject discussed during the District Apostle Meeting in Nice bears the title "The Great Tribulation". This heading refers to the events described in various passages in the Revelation of John. more ...

New apostle ordained for India

(04.10.2004) Mülheim. Mülheim, a fairly large city in the heart of the Ruhr area (Germany / North Rhine-Westphalia) was the site of a festive divine service with Chief Apostle Richard Fehr on Sunday, 03.10.2004. The Thanksgiving Day service concluded with an ordination and a silver wedding blessing. more ...

Jean-Luc Schneider is the new district apostle in France

(28.09.2004) Nizza. Jean-Luc Schneider (45) is the name of the new district apostle of the ÉNA (the French acronym for the New Apostolic Church) France. He succeeds District Apostle René Higelin (65) in this task, now that the latter has been granted a well deserved retirement after 46 years of ministerial activity. Chief Apostle Richard Fehr honoured him and his activity with moving words on Sunday, 26 September 2004. more ...

Two new apostles and four new bishops ordained in Chicago

(07.09.2004) Chicago. "The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few." Chief Apostle Richard Fehr recalled these words of Jesus during the divine service he conducted in Chicago, in which he retired two well-known personalities of faith: Apostles Ernest Vovak and Walter Wicke. In addition he ordained two new apostles and four bishops. more ...

Announcement: New Apostolic Church adopts new youth concept

(04.06.2004) Zurich. End of April, the Church leadership adopted a new and uniform concept for the youth work in the New Apostolic Church. This shall be introduced in steps, at first in the District Churches of Europe and in North America. more ...

A call to repentance: 450,000 souls took part in the Pentecost divine service with Chief Apostle Fehr!

(04.06.2004) Wiesbaden. Unfortunately the satellite transmission to Zambia failed again this year but despite this, around 450,000 souls were able to experience Chief Apostle Richard Fehr's serving live in their congregations. more ...

New Apostolic Church adopts new fundamental principles

(03.06.2004) Zurich. What is the New Apostolic Church? What does the Church teach? How did it come into being? What is its position toward state and society? In general, such questions and more are answered by the catechism of a given church. To date, no such collection of fundamental principles was available in the New Apostolic Church. The only work on hand was the book "Questions and Answers", which was last revised in 1992. The Church has recently decided to produce a new compilation of fundamental principles. more ...

Position of the New Apostolic Church on sexual conduct

(02.06.2004) Zurich. Bearing in mind the various cultures in which the Church is active throughout the world, the church leadership adopts positions on certain issues of sexual conduct within and outside marriage. In this connection, the Church supports the social endeavours by society to confer especial protection on marriage and family. more ...
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