The centenary of the communion wafer: a real treasure trove

What started as a single article has developed into a ten-part series. It shows how much can be gleaned from our rich Holy Communion history. In conclusion we will look at some of the interesting bits and pieces we came across as we researched the topic. More

NAK-Humanitas is building a new children’s home

NAK-Humanitas put more than 1.2 million Swiss francs into humanitarian projects on four continents in the year 2016. In doing so, the charity is continuing to pour money and passion into a success story and following its heart. More

Youth convention on a large scale

How far has the organisation of the International Youth Convention 2019 progressed? No one is better informed than Apostle Franz-Wilhelm Otten. He was already involved with the European Youth Day 2009 and is involved this time too. More

Having food to eat means peace

The sun rises on this day just as it does on every other—many people enjoy breakfast, many people do not. And yet it does not take all that much to be there for other people in times of need. Today is World Humanitarian Day. More

In joy and sorrow

Good days, difficult times, and very sad news—this is something that the Apostles and their families experience too. News from the circle of the Apostles: attacks in Spain, a wedding anniversary, and two unexpected deaths. More

The centenary of the combo-wafer – beyond Bielefeld

Something has to happen when the machines run twice as quickly as originally planned. But even elsewhere, baking wafers is anything but child’s play. This is the story of production facilities beyond Bielefeld. More

Upcoming changes at the top in Australia

Peter Schulte is the name of the new man in Australia who will succeed District Apostle Andrew Andersen next year. For Australia this is a new era and for District Elder Schulte a new challenge. More

A new Apostle for Spain, Italy, and Cuba

A tribute to the retiring Apostle and great expectations of his successor … This coming weekend, there will be a change in the Church leadership in Spain. This also affects the New Apostolic congregations in Italy. More

Changes in the circle of the Apostles

Currently, 353 Apostles are active around the world. Following is an overview of seven retirements, fifteen ordinations, and two appointments that took place in the first half of 2017. More

Church merger running smoothly

The merger of two neighbouring District Churches in Germany is approaching fast. The name of the new entity has been selected, its statutes have received initial approval, and the administrative offices are being restructured—and there is even a new date for the actual merger. More

Black on white: our conception of ministry is unfolding

The conception of ministry of the New Apostolic Church is becoming more and more concrete. This is reflected in the publication which the ministers of the Church around the world will be receiving over the next few days. This is not a revolution, but certainly an evolution. More

“Teach the children and inspire them!”

An appeal of a special kind: Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider is constantly striving to keep an eye on the younger generation of the Church. This was not only part of his Pentecost sermon in Vienna, but also applies to the teaching materials that will be used in the various levels of Church instruction. More

Snapshots (2): Church leaders at work

Working with heart, soul, and mind: discussions by the District Apostle Meeting were on the agenda for day two and three of the 2017 Pentecost council in Austria. More

Our conception of ministry goes into the next round

For the first time this year, the District Apostles and their assistants will meet for a conference. This time, Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider has invited them to Vienna (Austria). The focus will be on the New Apostolic conception of ministry. More

Milestones in the making

Pentecost in Vienna has what it takes to create milestones. So also in 1990, a year that went down in New Apostolic history. Besides being the first international conference of Apostles it was also the first international transmission of a Pentecost service. Follow us on a journey through time. More

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