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The New Apostolic Church draws a positive conclusion: the ICC was a successful festival of faith!

(10.06.2014) Munich/Zurich. The first ever International Church Convention of the New Apostolic Church came to an end on Sunday evening. Blessed with beaming sunshine and, for the most part, high summer temperatures, Christians from many parts of the world celebrated their faith with great enthusiasm over the space of three days. Some 50,000 participants assembled in Munich’s Olympia Park for the International Church Convention, which took place over the Pentecost weekend from 6-8 June 2014. Organisers have concluded that the event was a great success. 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 ...

“Loving one’s neighbour as he is”

(07.06.2014) Munich/Zurich. “Let love—mutual love—prevail!” This was the appeal given by international Church leader Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider at the International Church Convention of the New Apostolic Church in Munich. Beforehand, he took the time to address some “hot topics” at a panel discussion at the fully occupied Olympia Hall. more ...

Ecumenism – not a controversial topic for New Apostolic Christians after all?

(07.06.2014) Munich/Zurich. Ecumenism – not a controversial topic for New Apostolic Christians after all? That was certainly the impression that emerged during an important panel discussion at the International Church Convention in Munich on the subject of the one-year anniversary of the New Apostolic Catechism. The applause set the tone. Several thousand listeners had assembled in the Olympia Hall—and they made it quite clear which of the panellists’ statements they supported. The participants in the discussion—ecumenical experts of various denominations—seemed almost surprised by the openness of the audience. more ...

The starting beat to a celebration of faith

(06.06.2014) Munich/Zurich. Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider officially opened the International Church Convention (ICC) in Munich as a celebration of joyful fellowship with a prayer that all might experience the presence of God. Tens of thousands of visitors in the Olympia Stadium witnessed the starting beat to this large premiere for the New Apostolic Church. more ...

ICC app available as of right now!

(28.05.2014) Munich/Zurich. The International Church Convention of the New Apostolic Church now has its very own app. For Android and iOS devices, the app can now be downloaded at the respective app stores. The apps provide a comprehensive overview of the big event, which will take place on the grounds of Munich’s Olympia Park from 6-8 June 2014. more ...

The Lord is risen indeed

(19.04.2014) That same day, two disciples - one was called Cleopas, the name of the other is not recorded - made their way to a village by the name of Emmaus. On the way they talked about the events that had taken place. Then the Lord Himself approached them, but they did not recognise Him. He asked them what they were discussing. more ...

What happened over the days before Good Friday?

(15.04.2014) The last days before the sacrificial death of Jesus were recorded in great detail by the writers of the gospels. The Lord had entered into Jerusalem from Bethany, riding on a donkey amid the cheers of the crowds. He cleansed the temple of the moneychangers and dove sellers, and healed the lame and the blind who approached Him in the temple. more ...

New Finance Committee begins its work

(07.04.2014) Zurich. The first District Apostle Meeting of this year initiated several projects. Among others, the District Apostles resolved to create a new Finance Committee (we reported). It is to aid in bringing about greater transparency for the financial resources expended by the Church in order that the responsibilities for significant operations in the Church can be governed in accordance with the best available knowledge and practices. more ...

ICC Guide available for download: more than 250 events in three days

(03.04.2014) Munich. The programme for the International Church Convention of the New Apostolic Church, which will run from 6-8 June 2014 in Munich’s Olympiapark, has now been finalised and can be downloaded online as of right now. A total of 250 individual events have been planned. The printed programme guide will be delivered to all participants with a little welcome package by the start of May. more ...
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