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The largest District Church introduces itself online

(11.12.2014) Zurich. Anyone who wants to become better acquainted with the District Church that boasts the largest number of New Apostolic Christians in the world now has a new opportunity to do so. By exploring online, interested parties will discover a broad range of special features—but in this case they will need some special expertise. more ...

A blessed journey into the heart of Africa

(07.11.2014) Kinshasa/Zurich. On Sunday, 26 October 2014 Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider ordained seven new Apostles and four new Bishops for the District Church of Congo-West. After having reached the age limit for active ministry, Apostle Wa Lukusa Nkongolo was retired in the same divine service. The latter had served in the Apostle ministry for 28 years and is thus one of the pioneers of the New Apostolic Church in Kinshasa. more ...

New team, new media, new content: Church to bundle journalistic forces

(14.10.2014) Zurich. The New Apostolic Church international (NACI) is reorganising its communications structure. Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider has not only given the green light to the new communications concept but also to the establishment of a new department. In terms of both content and staff, his intent is to explore new ways to provide more international information to the Church’s members, whether online or in the various magazines. more ...

For Thanksgiving: A new District Apostle Helper in Argentina

(07.10.2014) Buenos Aires/Zurich. Over the first weekend in October, Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider visited the New Apostolic congregations in Argentina. This was his first visit as Chief Apostle. He conducted divine services in the north western province of Santiago del Estero and in Buenos Aires. Apostle Enrique Minio was appointed the new District Apostle Helper for the District Apostle district. more ...

Concern over Ebola disease in Western Africa

(09.08.2014) Stuttgart/Zurich. The Ebola virus is currently raging in a number of West African countries—and hundreds of people are affected. District Apostle Michael Ehrich from Southern Germany—whose working area includes the District Churches in the acutely affected countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, as well as the similarly affected country of Nigeria—has addressed a letter to the local New Apostolic congregations. In it he provides corresponding guidelines for fellowship in church, and calls upon members and ministers to observe preventive measures unconditionally. more ...

Changing of the guard in the Congo

(27.06.2014) Zurich/Mbuji Mayi. The Democratic Republic of Congo in the heart of the African continent is a great stronghold for the New Apostolic Church. The largest proportion of New Apostolic members in the world live here. They are divided into two large Church districts, and over this past weekend Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider paid a visit to the District Apostle area in the care of District Apostle Tshitshi Tshisekedi. more ...

Pentecost 2014: “It is more blessed to give than to receive”

(08.06.2014) Munich/Zurich. A divine service from Munich transmitted around the world by satellite—millions of New Apostolic Christians on all continents witnessed the Pentecost service conducted by their Church leader, Jean-Luc Schneider. In the Olympia Stadium in the Bavarian capital alone there were 50,000 believers. In his Pentecost message, the Chief Apostle called upon the believers to become even more active in love for God and their neighbour, emphasising that “it is more blessed to give than to receive.” more ...

International Church Convention: Global transmission of the Pentecost service

(23.05.2014) Zurich. The divine service which Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider will conduct on Pentecost Sunday on the occasion of the International Church Convention of the New Apostolic Church will be transmitted to over 100 countries on all continents with the help of satellites, fibre optic cables, and radio broadcasters. His sermon will first be interpreted into English at the altar phrase by phrase, and then interpreted simultaneously into over 20 other languages. more ...

Pan-American Apostle Conference in Miami

(17.02.2014) Miami/Zurich. All Apostles from America assembled in Miami, USA on Saturday, 8 February. Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider had invited them to a Pan-American Apostle Conference, and the participants met up approximately in the middle of their shared continents. “I really enjoyed this gathering, as it gave us the opportunity to exchange experiences and strengthen our brotherly love,” said the Church leader as he described his impressions. more ...

An extended trip to West Africa

(22.01.2014) Zurich. It was an extended trip that brought the spiritual leader of the New Apostolic Church, Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider, to West Africa, where he visited the countries of Ghana, Benin, Niger, and Burkina Faso. In the divine services he conducted in Accra, Ghana and Porto Novo, Benin he gave Apostles Houdnjo Paul Yedenou and Johnson Moses Jantuah, along with Bishop Eric Yaw Ampadu, a well-deserved retirement. more ...