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A home-grown talent full of vitality

...Church in the Democratic Republic of... ...in the Democratic Republic of the... ...The working area of District Apostle... ...Malawi, is comprised of 1.4 million... ...the Democratic Republic of the Congo... ...your typical example of classic New... ...on the name of his teacher:... ...In the congregation of Athlone it... ...in the history of the New... ...give the development of the Church... ...includes the founding of such organizations... ...Charles Ndandula. One of the projects... ...third such bakery of the New... ...generally a lack of notated music... ...musical talents. One of them was... ...“When a choir of more than... ...a lot to offer in the... ...way of musical talent.... ...home-grown talent full of vitality The... ...Church in terms of membership and... ...The working area... ...1.4 million members. The Church in... ...1.1 million. Only the New Apostolic... ...Church in the Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo tops... ...work. In many other countries, the... ...This was not the case in... ...African who brought the New Apostolic... ...doctrine into the country: the... ...was born around the year 1900... ...and took on the name of... ...New Apostolic. In the congregation of... ...organization honours founding father In 1928... ...George Henwood Mkandawire—in the meantime he... ...a Deacon—settled in Northern Rhodesia (modern... ...began to baptize the first souls... ...and thus laid the foundation for... ...the first congregations:... ...first in Livingstone, the country’s capital... ...at the time, and... ...then in Lusaka,... ...today’s capital. The doctrine soon... ...spread throughout the country. In... ...as an Apostle, the first black... ...Apostle in the history of... ...the New Apostolic... ...Church. The Church in... ...commended its founding father in a... ...it Henwood Foundation. The foundation’s declared... ...food security in the region. The... ...programmes, in particular the fight against... ...well known in the New Apostolic... ...ordination not only the first black... ...managed to give the development of... ...the Church in... ...he started out, there were about... ...Apostolic Christians. By the time he... ...more than doubled. The course set... ...by him—which includes the founding of... ...such organizations as the Henwood Foundation—is... ...Ndandula. One of the projects promoted... ...by him is the communion wafer... ...Zambia in 2012, the third such... ...bakery of the New Apostolic... ...Germany. In 2003 then a communion... ...with singing And then there is... ...the music …... ...Right from the beginning, singing... ...big role in the Church in... ...choirs in which the basses sang... ...more volume. Since there was generally... ...notated music at the time, the... ...learned and memorized the various parts... ...and sang them to the... ...would reproduce what they heard. The... ...turning-point for the choirs came... ...in the early 1970s... ...Andrew Fernandes. Among the district leaders... ...talents. One of them was a... ...entrusted with developing the music and... ...the repertoire in the district. Many... ...other good conductors... ...South Africa How the choirs in... ...a circular to the Apostles following... ...spiritual earthquake.” By the way, the... ...will sing during the Pentecost service... ...2,500 voices strong. The New Apostolic... ...to offer in the way of... ...four-year-old, is leading the choir and... ...orchestra in Lusaka. The clip was... ...full of vitality The New Apostolic... ...year’s Pentecost celebration. The District Church... ...is the second largest... ...in the New Apostolic... ...an African. And then there is... ...Republic of the Congo tops that.... More


"Questions and Answers" will be published in fall 2015

...languages in the Democratic Republic of... ...in the Democratic Republic of Congo,... ...the new variant of the Catechism... ...just a matter of taking of... ...include a series of regional languages... ...the Democratic Republic of Congo, which... ...approximately one third of all Church... ...after the publication of the Catechism... ...develop a version of the CNAC... ...reason, the text of the Catechism... ...for the instruction of ministers, and... ...for the instruction of children and... ...The new version of the Catechism... ...tactics: By way of questions and... ...a large number of individual questions... ...to keep trains of thought as... ...with the doctrine of the New... ...the social network of the New... ...Apostolic Church, is offering some help... ...Catechism—be it in official articles or... ...A new variant of the Catechism... ...of the New... ..."Work on the new variant... ...of the Catechism is... ...on target," explained the responsible designate,... ...Bernd Koberstein, during the District Apostle... ...completed, along with the layout. Now... ...of taking of the finishing touches... ...several languages Actually, the "Catechism in... ...and Portuguese, however the District Apostle... ...Meeting resolved that the various language... ...be published on the same date.... ...will also mark the starting shot... ...for further editions where... ...the translation is... ...First and foremost, these include a... ...regional languages in the Democratic Republic... ...Church members in the world. Soon... ...after the publication of... ...the Catechism in the year 2012... ...in the Church's main... ...languages, many other translations followed.... ...In addition to the printed edition,... ...the Catechism was... .... Beyond that, other versions were... ...made available for the internet .... ...in keeping with the times, a... ...was important to the Church's leadership... ...a version of the CNAC that... ...For this reason, the text of... ...the Catechism was... ...answers. So explained the Project Group... ..."The New Apostolic... ...nearly ten years. The question-and-answer format... ...long tradition in the New Apostolic... ...Church. The didactic methodology... ...and tried. Thus the CNAC QA... ...be employed for the instruction of... ...accompanying text for the instruction of... ...Focus on comprehensibility The new version... ...of the Catechism aims... ...To this end, the reference text... ...build upon one another, readers are... ...taken by the hand, so... ...and led through the content. The... ...brief as possible. The text is... ...be understood on their own are... ...in detail when they first appear.... ...The text contains... ...to work with the book even... ...if they do not... ...Jean-Luc Schneider that the PG TNAF... ...Christians to know their doctrine. During... ...the divine service... ...quote was taken, the Chief Apostle... ...appealed to the members to... ...make the effort to... ...become acquainted with the doctrine of... ...the New Apostolic... ...For example, nacworld.net, the social network... ...of the New Apostolic... ...key terms from the Catechism—be it... ...or private contributions—to the respective passages... ...in the CNAC. This... ...conversations and exchanges, the Catechism is... ...new variant of the Catechism of... ...the New Apostolic... ...was passed by the District Apostle... ...most recent session. The reference work... ...Democratic Republic of Congo, which is... More


Pentecost 2013: A new Chief Apostle for the New Apostolic Church

...the South Eastern Democratic Republic of... ...South Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo,... ...the international leadership of the New... ...at the head of the Church... ...to many thousands of New Apostolic... ...future well ahead of time,” said... ...By the time of his retirement,... ...for a total of 43 years.... ...the great responsibility of the Chief... ...transferred the leadership of the New... ...Apostolic Church of France and... ...been a member of the New... ...and the father of two children.... ...the District Church of France, has... ...Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and... ...Christ, the Son of God, is... ...the head of His church.”... ...states the Catechism of the New... ...is the task of the Chief... ...to exercise the office of Peter,... ...preserve the purity of the doctrine... ...the uniform spread of this testimony... ...of faith. The... ...in the circle of the Apostles.... ...at the age of 65 and... ...Chief Apostle for the New Apostolic... ...Wilhelm Leber assumed the international leadership... ...of the New Apostolic... ...million believers around the world witnessed... ...the last divine... ...Wilhelm Leber and then went on... ...after having reached the age limit.... ...Now another change at... ...the head of the Church will... ...Apostolic congregations around the world. The... ...Apostle Helper. In the meantime the... ...a feel for the many tasks... ...want to set the course for... ...the future well... ...year ago. By the time of... ...his retirement, the 65-year-old Hamburg... ...a minister in the Church for... ...of 43 years. The time has... ...Schneider will assume the great responsibility... ...of the Chief Apostle... ...has already transferred the leadership of... ...the New Apostolic... ...of France and Southeast Congo to... ...other District Apostles.... ...a member of the New Apostolic... ...is married and the father of... ...in addition to the District Church... ...also led numerous other District Churches... ...Burundi, French Polynesia, the South Eastern... ...and New Caledonia. The Chief Apostle... ...ministry in the New Apostolic... ...that “Jesus Christ, the Son of... ...God, is the head of... ...church.” So states the Catechism of... ...the New Apostolic... ...Church. It is the task of... ...the Chief Apostle... ...to exercise the office of... ...namely to preserve the purity of... ...the doctrine and... ...develop it further, to open... ...and to assure the uniform spread... ...testimony of faith. The Chief Apostle... ...responsible for defining the order within... ...the Church and... ...leadership function in the circle of... ...the Apostles. Pentecost... ...Chief Apostle for the New Apostolic... ...Church Zurich. There are only... ...be ordained for the New Apostolic... ...Church. The current international... ...will retire at the age of... ...Jean-Luc Schneider (53). The preparations for... ...Church members around the world are... ...France and Southeast Congo to other... ...Democratic Republic of Congo, and New... More


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Changes in the circle of the Apostles

...church in Kawama (Democratic Republic of... ...service in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of... ...2017 in Gemena (Democratic Republic of... ...2017 in Kawama (Democratic Republic of... ...service in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of... ...service in Gemena (Democratic Republic of... ...in Kawama (Democratic Republic of the... ...in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the... ...in Gemena (Democratic Republic of the... ...in Kawama (Democratic Republic of the... ...in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the... ...in Gemena (Democratic Republic of the... ...after 60,000 congregations. Of the 355... ...Kawama (Democratic Republic of the Congo).... ...and Cuba. Two official acts, one... ...the working area of District Apostle... ...the spiritual leader of the New... ...Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo).... ...Gemena (Democratic Republic of the Congo),... ...Kawama (Democratic Republic of the Congo):... ...43 years, 16 of these as... ...44 years, 17 of these as... ...a minister, 27 of these as... ...Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of the Congo)... ...in ministry, three of these as... ...a minister, eleven of these as... ...Gemena (Democratic Republic of the Congo)... ...after 35 years of serving the... ...the last five of these as... ...Apostle. In memory of … On... ...at the age of 65. He... ...forty years, 13 of these as... ...oversee the work of the Church... ...away. He died of complications suffered... ...at the end of June 2017.... ...Woll (Canada) Some of the District... ...in the circle of the Apostles... ...31 December 2017, there were 355... ...Apostles active around the world. Together... ...diaconal or priestly ministries—they look after... ...60,000 congregations. Of the 355 Apostles,... ...(Democratic Republic of the Congo). The... ...divine service there was broadcast... ...on national television. The Chief Apostle... ...(born 1963) received the Apostle ministry... ...23 July 2017. The Chief Apostle... ...to look after the members in... ...Apostle Schneider visited the working area... ...Directly after this the Chief Apostle... ...12 November 2017 the Chief Apostle... ...(India). He ordained the Bishops Devadas... ...8 December 2017, the spiritual leader... ...of the New Apostolic... ...(Democratic Republic of the Congo). Six... ...Bishops received the Apostle ministry:... ...Kima (born 1960), Hyacinthe Kinguba Kitona... ...(Democratic Republic of the Congo), the... ...Apostle Schneider retired the Apostles Zacharia... ...(Democratic Republic of the Congo): Keka... ...23 years in the Apostle ministry,... ...into retirement by the Chief Apostle... ...years, 16 of these as an... ...He had served the Church in... ...years, 17 of these as an... ...13 years in the Apostle ministry,... ...minister, 27 of these as an... ...Apostle. The retirement took... ...service celebrated by the Chief Apostle... ...(Democratic Republic of the Congo) on... ...December 2017: Kabinda Hyacinthe Azangi (born... ...ministry, three of these as an... ...minister, eleven of these as an... ...(Democratic Republic of the Congo) after... ...years of serving the Church in... ...various ministries, the last five... ...of these as an... ...passed away at the age of... ...for Cameroon in the 2002 Pentecost... ...Fehr. He was the first local... ...Apostle in the country. He... ...by his wife, Esther, and their... ...a minister in the Church for... ...years, 13 of these as an... ...was appointed as the lead Apostle... ...to oversee the work of... ...the Church in... ...been ordained into the Apostle ministry... ...at the end of... ...District Apostle Areas There are seventeen... ...Apostle Areas around the world. They... ...are led by the following District... ...Congo-West) Michael Ehrich (Southern Germany) Joseph... ...(USA) Rüdiger Krause (Northern and Eastern... ...John L. Kriel (Southern Africa) Enrique... ...(Canada) Some of the District Apostles... ...Mandla Patrick Mkhwanazi (Southern Africa) João... ...Zbinden (Switzerland) Currently, there are 18... ...Apostle. Changes in the circle of... ...the Apostles Twenty-two... ...were ordained in the past year... ...Republic of the Congo). The divine... ...Republic of the Congo). Six Bishops... ...Republic of the Congo), the Chief... ...Republic of the Congo): Keka Bernard... ...Republic of the Congo) on Friday,... ...Republic of the Congo) after 35... ...David Deppner (DR Congo-West) Michael Ehrich... ...Tshitshi Tshisekedi (DR Congo South-East )... More


Divine services in 2017: key messages

...Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of... ...in the Democratic Republic of the... ...cannot be children of God. God... ...is the Father of all human... ...Father.” Sacrifice and offering Why should... ...being sacrifice and offer to God?... ...do so out of tradition or... ...bring Him our offering even if... ...the sweet message of the gospel.... ...come from, regardless of our weaknesses,... ...accept the love of God. It... ...used the Day of the Youth... ...are the future of the Church... ...It is a profound truth: “The... ...in the Church of the future.... ...Of course your... ...does the activity of the Holy... ...one another out of love for... ...the Democratic Republic of the Congo... ...children. The topic of the service... ...not the kind of power God... ...evil: each one of us struggles... ...follow certain rules. “Of course, we... ...by getting rid of the notion... ...return the love of God.” By... ...from salvation because of us. It... ...unpleasant.” The return of Christ When... ...and emphasised, “Out of love, we... ...question that people often ask. Following... ...is a review of some of... ...Christians speak about the childhood in... ...we have received the Holy Spirit... ...in Vienna (Austria) the Chief Apostle... ...emphasised the statements from... ...the New Apostolic... ...not mean that other people cannot... ...God. God is the Father of... ...He has created them.” And “every... ...Him his heavenly Father.” Sacrifice and... ...give? Some say they do so... ...tradition or because they will get... ...into trouble if they do not.... ...in Koumra (Chad) the Chief Apostle... ...said that the only thing... ...really important was the right motivation:... ...gratitude to God. The Bible, he... ...to bring him their tithes. “That... ...love. This is the sweet message... ...of the gospel. In... ...Melbourne in Australia the Chief Apostle... ...us all in the same way,... ...bitter for some. They are glad... ...that God loves them, but they... ...cannot accept the fact that... ...God loves their neighbour as... ...as He loves them. “Let us... ...accept the love of... ...that He loves others as much... ...Apostle Schneider used the Day of... ...the Youth in... ...clear message to the young people... ...in the Church. The statement that... ...the young people... ...are the future of... ...the Church is... ...slogan, he told them. It is... ...a profound truth: “The manner in... ...which you serve the Lord today... ...are involved in the Church is... ...crucial to the service that... ...be provided in the Church of... ...the future. Of... ...role, as does the activity of... ...the Holy Spirit... ...spiritual maturity. I therefore ask you,... ...do you see the Church in... ...the future?’ You... ...today. Treat each other with love,... ...serve one another out of... ...love for the Lord, then... ...more beautiful in the Church.” Overcoming... ...In Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo Chief... ...also captivate children. The topic of... ...the service was... ...“this is not the kind of... ...her situation, and then the evil... ...forgive us, but there is one... ...sin no more!’ the Chief Apostle... ...we must keep the commandments. But... ...this is only the first step... ...on the path to... ...getting rid of the notion that... ...not about playing the hero and... ...wanting to change the world. Important... ...is to return the love of... ...us to close the door on... ...for one or the other because... ...find him unpleasant.” The return of... ...Christ When will the Lord return?... ...Once the last soul... ...were told in the past. “We... ...any more today,” the Chief Apostle... ...wanted to find the last soul... ...to receive exactly the same things... ...share salvation with them.” Photo: Marcel... ...messages “What does the Chief Apostle... ...of some of the divine services... ...Apostle Schneider in the past year.... ...Republic of the Congo Chief Apostle... More


New Apostles and churches around the world

...Germany,” he says. Democratic Republic of... ...he says. Democratic Republic of the... ...the church district of South England,... ...the pastoral care of the ministers... ...says. Democratic Republic of the Congo... ...the working area of District Apostle... ...at an altitude of more than... ...from many members of the congregation,... ...be built. All of this together... ...make the dream of a church... ...Kingdom and Ireland The New Apostolic... ...District Evangelist in the church district... ...designated to receive the Apostle ministry.... ...Krause writes to the congregations. “With... ...the new Apostle, the pastoral care... ...of the ministers and... ...Democratic Republic of the Congo From... ...to 10 December the Chief Apostle... ...visited the working area... ...into retirement: Kabinda Hyacinthe Azangi, Kalonji... ...Kibambe Kima (57), Hyacinthe Kinguba Kitona... ...Bolivia is possibly the highest New... ...Apostolic congregation in the world. It... ...was dedicated recently. The negotiations with... ...the municipal authorities... ...lasting five years. The regulations in... ...able to dedicate the new building.... ...for this dedication. The District Apostle... ...that it was the congregation’s task... ...to funds from the New Apostolic... ...many members of the congregation, the... ...All of this together made it... ...possible to make the dream of... ...Alto come true, the District Apostle... ...said. Berlin-Brandenburg The New Apostolic... ...redesigned its website. The old site... ...current user behaviour. The site has... ...a visual refreshment. The contents has... ...been maintained. The menu can... ...be accessed via the hamburger button:... ...the icon with the three horizontal... ...to it is the congregation search... ...button, the contact icon,... ...and the search function.... ...and churches around the world Without... ...movement there is stagnation.... ...also applies to the structure and... ...the organisation within the Church. New... ...constantly needed. Only then can the... ...congregations around the world be... ...Republic of the Congo From 7... ...Michael Deppner (DR Congo-West). His programme... More