Official Announcements

Position of the New Apostolic Church on sexual conduct

(02.06.2004) Zurich. Bearing in mind the various cultures in which the Church is active throughout the world, the church leadership adopts positions on certain issues of sexual conduct within and outside marriage. In this connection, the Church supports the social endeavours by society to confer especial protection on marriage and family. more ...

The New Apostolic Church adopts a new position on the concept of sin

(02.06.2004) Zurich. Are there "major" and "minor" sins? Can one sin weigh more than another? Questions of this kind have been dealt with by the Chief Apostle and the District Apostles' Meeting (DAM) held in Zurich on April 28 to 30, 2004. The outcome is a new position on the concept of sin which shall be passed on in steps as follows: at first to the ministers of the Church, then to all members and interested parties. more ...

New Direction for the Sub-Deacon's Ministry

(15.08.2001) Zurich. Approximately 265,000 ministers serve in over 68,000 congregations worldwide in the New Apostolic Church. Over 90 percent of these are Priests, Deacons and Sub-Deacons. This high percentage ensures sufficient care of the individual souls and looks after the congregations. more ...

New Apostolic Church Introduces a New Guideline

(26.04.2001) In a letter that was read in all New Apostolic congregations at the end of January, 2001, Chief Apostle Richard Fehr, the leader of the New Apostolic Church informed the membership of the introduction of a new guideline. This established a uniform and binding guideline with the heading "Serving and Leading in the New Apostolic Church" that is applicable to all ministers and brethren entrusted with leadership roles in the congregations. more ...
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