(04.06.2009) Zurich. Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber chose this year’s Pentecost greeting from 1 Corinthians 15: 57: “But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ!” In a letter addressed to all congregations of the New Apostolic Church around the world, the Church leader writes: “Christ attained the greatest victory of all on Golgotha, namely the victory over death. Those who belong to Christ can share in this victory.”
(19.05.2009) Zurich. Outside the American continents, this year’s Pentecost divine service will once again play out in the familiar circle of each home congregation, something that has not happened for quite some time. This year, the Pentecost divine service conducted by Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber will be transmitted beyond national borders by satellite to congregations throughout North and South America. The international Church leader is expected in Rosemont near Chicago (USA). The divine service will take place in the Rosemont Theatre and will be transmitted to Canada, the USA, and a number of countries in South America.
(07.04.2009) Zurich. Just in time before the European Youth Day of the New Apostolic Church starts from May 21 to 25 in Dusseldorf, the internet site »nacworld« goes international. Starting on April 4th, the social networking site is available also in English, French, Portuguese, and Dutch and therefore no longer a mere German platform.
(04.04.2009) Kampala. The congregation was overflowing with exuberance as Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber visited Uganda on March 29 to create a new East Africa District. The apostles of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda were gathered on Sunday with several congregations in Kampala to witness the ordination of DAH Shadreck Lubasi as District Apostle.
(11.02.2009) Brisbane/Zurich. Over 180 people have died in the devastating fires that are raging in Southern Australia, and another 80 people are still missing. Thousands have been left without shelter and have lost everything they own. Such is the current state of affairs following the most serious forest fires that Australia has ever seen. New Apostolic members have once again escaped with nothing more than a scare.
(10.02.2009) Düsseldorf. “Take a look!” is the name of the international photo contest for the European Youth Day of the New Apostolic Church, which is scheduled to take place in Düsseldorf from 21 to 24 May 2009. The company EPSON-Germany was secured as a partner for this campaign, and will award interesting prizes for the best submissions. The contest is open to everyone who plans to attend the Youth Day.
(03.02.2009) Zurich. “Christ – my future!” is the official motto of the eagerly awaited European Youth Day of the New Apostolic Church, which is scheduled to take place from 21 to 24 May 2009. Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber, international leader of theNew Apostolic Church and patron of this project had the following to say on the subject: “ Christ – my future is more than merely a short-term slogan that has been chosen for the moment. This exclamation contains great power, and would lend itself well as a personal maxim in life.”
(01.11.2008) Zurich. Goma, the capital of Kivu Province in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, is sinking into chaos. The Congolese army has abandoned the city and rebel militias are running rampant in the streets. Many people are either dead or fleeing the region. Our New Apostolic brethren in faith in the city and the surrounding area have also been affected, and we are greatly concerned about their safety!
(20.10.2008) Zurich/Buenos Aires. Norberto Carlos Passuni is the name of the new District Apostle of the New Apostolic Church of South America. The District Apostle district encompasses the District Churches of Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay . Last Wednesday, Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber ordained the 59-year-old, who has served as an Apostle for nearly 20 years. He will be the successor to District Apostle Norberto Batista, who died suddenly and unexpectedly on 29 September after suffering heart failure (we reported).
(13.10.2008) New York. Leonard R. Kolb (52) will from now on lead the New Apostolic Church USA as District Apostle. Prior to ordaining him, Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber retired District Apostle Richard Freund (68) who had served for many years as a minister. “You have served the Lord faithfully for 50 years. For this I would like to thank you.” Some 1,000 participants had gathered in New York’s Tilles Center to witness the special act. Congregations throughout the USA, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, and the Republic of Ireland were also connected via satellite.
Greeting Word 2008
"Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another." (1. John 4:11)