International reports

News agency reports of attacks on New Apostolic congregation in Pakistan

(15.10.2007) Zurich. “AsiaNews,” an on-line press agency, announced on October 10 that a New Apostolic congregation was attacked in Hadyara, a suburb of the Pakistani metropolis of Lahore. Both children and adults were attacked and verbally assaulted by Islamist extremists. Another attack is planned for the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting. more ...

NAK-karitativ gets involved in Africa’s Sahel region

(20.09.2007) Dortmund. After the unusually strong rainfalls in the countries of the Sahel region, NAK-karitativ, the relief organisation of the New Apostolic Church in Germany, has begun to assess the immediate and intermediate relief measures it will need to initiate, and has set funds aside for corresponding projects. Donations are welcome. more ...

NAC in Madagascar now be led from South East Africa

(19.09.2007) Madagascar. Last weekend Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber paid a visit to the island of Madagascar. Some 1,500 brethren and interested guests attended the divine service he conducted there. Following the service, the international Church president entrusted the leadership of the New Apostolic Church on this island off the east coast of Africa into the hands of District Apostle Johann Kitching from South East Africa. more ...

Worldwide prayers for peace

(11.09.2007) Zurich. Again this year the New Apostolic Church will take part in the “International Day of Prayer for Peace,” which has been celebrated around the world for four years now, traditionally on 21 September. The World Council of Churches has called upon its approximately 350 member churches to offer up prayers for peace on this day. Already two years ago, Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber asked the New Apostolic congregations around the world for their commitment to this cause. more ...

The Henwood Foundation has its own website

(31.08.2007) Lusaka. The aid organisation of the New Apostolic Church of Zambia is known as the “Henwood Foundation.” It is named after George Henwood, a New Apostolic pioneer in this part of Africa. Now the institution has a website of its own. more ...

New District Apostle Helper for East Africa

(03.08.2007) Zurich. Apostle Shadreck Mundia Lubasi is to become the new District Apostle Helper for East Africa. Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber will carry out this appointment in a divine service scheduled to take place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in November. The Chief Apostle relates that this is a first step in the creation of the new District Apostle District of East Africa, which is to be established over the course of the next few years. This district will include the East African countries of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. more ...

USA Youth Day 2007 – Estes Park, Colorado

(25.07.2007) Estes Park, Colorado. On Friday, July 20, the international church president, Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber arrived in Denver, Colorado. He was accompanied by District Apostles Theodoor deBruijn (Netherlands), Hagen Wend (Germany) and Richard Freund (USA). The group traveled by bus to the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park to attend the annual NAC USA Youth Day. more ...

The Chief Apostle in Yogyakarta

(25.07.2007) Yogyakarta. At the beginning of July 2007 Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber visited Indonesia. This was the third and last stop on his trip to Australia, the South Pacific, and Asia. After a 22-hour trip, the travellers reached the hotel in Bandung at around midnight. Meetings in the Bandung church administration were scheduled for the next day. more ...

A whale tooth in Fiji

(02.07.2007) Sydney. A blessed weekend in Sydney, Australia ended with a festive divine service in the Hills Centre on Sunday. On Monday, Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber travelled onward to the Fiji Islands. Before going to the hotel he visited the village of Natalau, where a divine service is scheduled to take place on Tuesday. The Chief of the Village, who is Muslim, welcomed the guest of honour with a traditional “Fiji Welcome.” more ...

Remembrance Day Benefit Concert

(11.12.2006) Scarborough/Ontario. Close to 100 musicians and choir members from the New Apostolic Church presented on Saturday, November 11, 2006, a Remembrance Day benefit concert for "Variety - The Children's Charity". They presented, in the beautiful auditorium of the Birchmount Park Collegiate, various choral and classical pieces from F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy, J.S. Bach, W.A. Mozart, A. Dvorak, and many more, to the enjoyment of about 600 people. more ...
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