1 August 2014Commemoration of the World War with a minute's silence and services of worship.
In numerous events over the next few days churches will commemorate the beginning of the First World War exactly 100 years ago. A Europe-wide observation of one minute's silence is planned for Friday 1 August at 12.00. The Community of Protestant Churches in Europe (CPCE) has issued an invitation to a central service of worship to be held on Sunday in Elsass at Gunsbach near Colmar.
22 July 2014Transformation. Sustainability. Church.
At almost exactly the same time as the victorious German football team landed in Berlin on 15 July 2014, there also arrived eighty-six pastors from German-speaking congregations around the world. They were heading for the Ministries Abroad Conference. Time was spent over the four days listening to speeches, engaging in discussions, attending workshops and in peer counselling.
07 July2014Ecumenism in dialogue.
Delegates from the Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Finland (ELCF) and the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) met in Berlin cathedral for an exchange on questions of church life.
Centenary of the First World War: central service of worship in Gunsbach
30 July 2014Exhortation to non-violence.
EKD Council issues a statement on the centenary of the beginning of the first World War
21 July 2014Exhortation for a vigilant conscience.
Military Bishop Rink remembers 20 July 1944
18 July 2014Church of England backs women bishops.
EKD Synod president Irmgard Schwaetzer welcomes decision of General Synod
17 July 2014"Looking away is not an option".
On World Refugee Day Protestant and Catholic churches in Germany appeal for assistance to Syrian refugees
19th June 2014