100-year anniversary of the combo-wafer: given for all

Not everyone can be so carefree when they partake of Holy Communion: some of the ingredients in the wafers can be harmful for people with certain illnesses. But even here, Germany’s main wafer bakery can provide assistance. More

Pleading our own cause: we want you to share!

Whether on the web, using an app, or in print – news is available via many channels. But there are still others who want to share news in their own way. Is that all right? There is a clear answer to that question—along with three little points to observe. More

Vienna sends signals around the world

Ten satellites and eleven ground stations will make it possible: on Pentecost, the New Apostolic Church around the world will edge closer to one another and form one large congregation. And in the process the central divine service will return to the place of its roots. More

“A very solid, quiet worker”

Preserving unity is the greatest challenge. With Apostle Edy the Church in South East Asia will receive an energetic Helper. More

At home around the world: sacristy, conference centre, and hotel

The places where ministers sanctify themselves, have discussions, and engage in training can be very different. And it is definitely not always on a Sunday that they get together. More

100 year anniversary of the combo-wafer: a visit to the bakery

Successful recipes are a trade secret—normally. But this is not the case when it comes to the products of the New Apostolic wafer bakery, which are distributed around the world by the billions. Here is a look behind the scenes. More

South East Asia prepares for Chief Apostle visit

When Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider sets off for the South East Asian part of the world this Wednesday, there will be some drastic changes in store for the New Apostolic District Churches in the region. The congregations have been prepared well in advance. More

The centenary of the communion wafer – Boosting productivity

Once the decision was made the problems started in earnest: how will the wine get on the wafers? The long road from handmade applicators and waffle irons to fully automated production facilities. More

IYD 2019: Goose bumps, anticipation, ideas

“We have already accomplished a great deal,” summarises Rainer Storck, the hosting District Apostle of the International Youth Day (IYD). “We have a rough outline of events and have defined the participant groups.” More

Reconciliation is a process

“Reconciliation is not so simple,” Apostle Rolf Wosnitzka from Erfurt in Thuringia (Germany) says. Together with others he was instrumental in bringing the reconciliation process between the New Apostolic Church and the Apostolic Community forward. How did this come about? More

Reconciliation after 96 years

In 1921 they separated, in 2017 they reconciled: a reconciled co-existence was at the core of the prayer service attended by both the Apostolic Community and the New Apostolic Church. More

A new chance: Masakhe gets children off the street

Love your neighbour as yourself! Gladly. But how do you do that in a place that is ruled by drugs and violence? A project in our Leiden Central church in South Africa shows how. It not only offers children a safe haven but also helps them with their education. More

Impending changes in South-East Asia

He was ordained as an Apostle in 1982. In 2009 he became a District Apostle for the numerous District Churches in South-East Asia. At the end of 2018, Urs Hebeisen will go into retirement. The course for the future is being set already now. More

Know what you say, do what you can

Education and church go together well. After all, the doctrine that is brought to the congregation in the sermon or to the children in the various classes has to be learned. And to help this process along, the New Apostolic Church in South-East Asia has just opened its own academy. More

Our growing news network

Reach, use, response—a significant upward trend everywhere: the media network of the New Apostolic Church has continued to increase in importance in the year 2016. But some things have also shifted. More

Working, deciding, and blessing together

Jürg Zbinden has been appointed a District Apostle Helper for the District Apostle Area Switzerland. Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider commissioned him on New Year’s Day to assist District Apostle Markus Fehlbaum. More

Changes in the circle of the Apostles

Currently, there are 345 active Apostles around the world. Following is an overview of the retirements, ordinations, and appointments that took place in the second half of the year 2016. More

Between ministerial authority and leadership function

It was the top subject of discussion for the District Apostles and Apostles over this rapidly closing year: work on the new concept of ministry. What is so important about this, and where will the journey take us? Following is a brief review and a look ahead. More

A new team for Southern Africa

“We always preach that it is not about glory or our person,” Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider said to District Apostle Patrick Mkhwanazi. “And sometimes one man shows what this means. Today you are this man.” More

A man with deep faith

District Apostle Noel E. Barnes has retired. Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider relieved him of all his active responsibilities as a District Apostle on Sunday, 18 December 2016 in our church in Silvertown (South Africa). More