International reports

Pentecost 2010: Welcome to Cape Town

(26.02.2010) Zurich/Cape Town. This year’s Pentecost celebration will convene all presently active Apostles of the New Apostolic Church in Cape Town, South Africa. The international satellite transmission of a Pentecost concert and divine service will originate from there. Some 350 Apostles from many countries around the world are also anticipated at the International Apostles’ Meeting in the Cape Town Convention Centre. more ...

New Apostolic Christians around the world send donations for Haiti

(10.02.2010) Zurich. International expressions of solidarity with the people of the earthquake region of Haiti have been overwhelming. Many New Apostolic congregations have participated in donation drives. There are reports of various campaigns from all District Churches around the world. For example, District Apostle Leslie Latorcai from Canada has written to the members in the congregations in his care that over 120,000 Canadian dollars have been raised across the country and presented to the national Red Cross. more ...

Many lives lost in Haiti earthquake

(14.01.2010) Zurich. Millions of people on the Caribbean island of Haiti have been left impoverished, injured, wounded, dead, or homeless. There has not even been any news yet concerning the approximately 2,000 New Apostolic Christians there. The capital city, Port-au-Prince, is in a state of utter chaos. With a magnitude of 7.0 on the Richter scale, Tuesday evening’s earthquake was the worst in decades. And to make matters worse, the country is already among the poorest nations in the world. 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 ...

Pentecost 2009: “All our work should begin with thanks!”

(04.06.2009) Chicago. It is Pentecost Sunday 2009, and Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber finds himself in Rosemount, near Chicago. This is where the Pentecost service is scheduled to take place at 11:00 AM. From here it will be transmitted to North and South America via satellite. For the first time, the divine service will also be available through live audio-video streaming over the internet. This year’s message of greeting from Chief Apostle Leber to the New Apostolic congregations around the world is: “But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ!” more ...

Pentecost 2009: “But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ!”

(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.” more ...

Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber sends Pentecost greetings around the whole world!

(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. more ...

»nacworld« goes international

(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. more ...

Historic days in the “Pearl of Africa”

(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. more ...

Wild fires in Australia out of control

(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. more ...
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