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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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Powering through the Catechism in 75 Saturdays

...part of the Democratic Republic of... ...of the Democratic Republic of the... ...with the content of their faith,”... ...from the foreword of the Catechism... ...of the New... ...the southeastern part of the Democratic... ...Republic of the Congo,... ...is the capital of Katanga Province,... ...Saturday. Doctrine – offline and online... ...The doctrine of the Church... ...in a book of more than... ...concise version consisting of 750 questions... ...on the initiative of their youth... ...Ndambo explains: “One of the young... ...think. The use of smartphones is... ...the electronic version of the Catechism,... ...). Both are offered as apps... ...Apostolic Church free of charge and... ...now the participants of the study... ...understand the doctrine of the Church... ...“The Catechism is... ...Christians to acquaint themselves with the... ...content of their faith,” Richard... ...Ndambo, a young brother from Lubumbashi... ...an extract from the foreword of... ...the Catechism of the New Apostolic... ...Church (CNAC). The youth in... ...this city in the southeastern part... ...of the Democratic Republic... ...of the Congo, which... ...is the capital of... ...since February 2017, they have been... ...studying the Catechism every... ...offline and online The doctrine of... ...the Church is... ...a very nice package—either in a... ...and answers. And then there is... ...In this form, the Catechism has... ...and leaf through, the other, in... ...for those on the go. Eager... ...four months now the young people... ...have been coming together on the... ...initiative of their youth leader,... ...young people attend the gatherings in... ...the congregation Campus... ...given Saturday. During the two-hour sessions... ...they discuss ten... ...questions from the Catechism in... ...consecutively. How do they go about... ...these gatherings? Richard Ndambo... ...explains: “One of the young people... ...at home and then gives an... ...introductory presentation.” The idea is... ...a debate among the youth. And... ...then they discuss among... ...themselves and with their youth leader... ...what they think. The use of... ...desired in church The young sisters... ...and brothers love to... ...use the electronic version... ...of the Catechism, both... ...the long version... ...naccatechismus ) and the Questions and... ...as apps by the New Apostolic... ...be downloaded from the iTunes and... ...Google stores. The young people... ...Lubumbashi have installed these apps and... ...use them, regularly—even in... ...church. Already now the participants of... ...the study group... ...us to understand the doctrine of... ...the Church and... ...Ndambo. Powering through the Catechism in... ...have been coming together every Saturday... ...to study the Catechism using... ...their smartphones, laptops,... ...and the book.... ...Republic of the Congo, which is... ...in Lubumbashi (DR Congo) have been... More


At home around the world: divine service in the mountains

...2017 in Masisi, Democratic Republic of... ...east of the Democratic Republic of... ...in Masisi, Democratic Republic of Congo.... ...of the Democratic Republic of Congo,... ...In the middle of the mountains:... ...ordinations A total of 2,000 believers... ...Masisi, Democratic Republic of Congo. The... ...He made use of the fellowship... ...the extreme east of the Democratic... ...Republic of Congo, in... ...the province of North Kivu.... ...at an altitude of some 1,600... ...at the age of 87. Santos... ...in the province of San Luís... ...his home country of Argentina from... ...on the life of the Apostle,... ...in the cause of the Lord... ...in the province of Buenos Aires,... ...five months: travels of the Chief... ...first five months of the year,... ...the working area of District Apostle... ...to cover: some of the congregations... ...the festive days of Easter. This... ...some challenges because of the altitude.... ...between the warmth of the lower-lying... ...and the cold of the city... ...of La Paz... ...via internet. Most of the ministers... ...to participate. One of our rectors... ...into the interior of countries, and... ...In the middle of... ...the mountains: divine... ...of 2,000 believers gathered with District... ...Republic of Congo. The District Apostle... ...made use of the fellowship afterward... ...is located in the extreme east... ...of the Democratic Republic... ...of Congo, in the province of... ...North Kivu. There are only... ...is known around the country for... ...May 2017 at the age of... ...in Nogoli in the province of... ...his retrospective on the life of... ...the Apostle, who... ...“His work in the cause of... ...the Lord was... ...Schneider has informed the Apostles around... ...the world and... ...writes: “The funeral already... ...Plata 2 in the province of... ...well as all the bereaved. May... ...our heavenly Father grant them... ...months: travels of the Chief Apostle... ...Africa, Asia… Within the first five... ...months of the year, Chief... ...concluded trip to the Philippines and... ...he writes, among other things: “As... ...my journey to the working area... ...a meeting with the Apostles and... ...divine services. In the first divine... ...ordained an Apostle. The divine service... ...on the Sunday took... ...was transmitted throughout the country. Apostle... ...District Apostle Hebeisen. The day before,... ...delighted us with their performances in... ...a concert in the church in... ...trip to Bolivia. The 63-year-old, who... ...leads the New Apostolic... ...cover: some of the congregations in... ...away from one another. And things... ...according to plan: “The activities that... ...in Bolivia over the Passion Week... ...go as scheduled, other than my... ...This was because the flight was... ...cancelled at the last minute,... ...in Bolivia. In the days before,... ...there was a... ...meeting with the ministers and... ...the youth in... ...different regions during the festive days... ...challenges because of the altitude. The... ...temperature differences between the warmth of... ...the lower-lying regions... ...and the cold of... ...the city of... ...only exacerbated by the mountain sickness.... ...again.” As concerns the days following,... ...the District Apostle... ...relates: “For the first time... ...internet. Most of the ministers and... ...the sisters who... ...scheduled to conduct the seminar. This... ...brother had been... ...but was hired the week before... ...the seminar by... ...Two days before the seminar, the... ...to travel to Southern Brazil and—paradoxically—conduct... ...a seminar there. As a... ...to jump into the breach and... ...conduct the seminar myself.”... ...At home around the world: divine... ...service in the mountains Sitting... ...on the couch or... ...relaxing on the terrace? —... ...“Go into all the world!” No... ...Our ministers make their way all... ...around the world: high... ...up into the mountains, far... ...into the interior of... ...Democratic Republic of Congo. The District... ...Democratic Republic of Congo, in the... More


At home around the world: “Yes” to faith and working in the congregation

...: In the Democratic Republic of... ...In the Democratic Republic of Congo,... ...on the Island of Negros, he... ...was a pioneer of the New... ...in this part of the world.... ...as a minister of the Church,... ...31 of them alone... ...was thus one of the longest-serving... ...the courageous endeavours of the retiring... ...the Democratic Republic of Congo, where... ...in the congregation of Munama, one... ...of the many... ...on the basis of the Bible... ...it!” The essence of the sermon:... ...in the edification of the church.... ...After the act of blessing, the... ...to the celebration of the 500-year... ...anniversary of the Reformation.... ...with a booth of its own.... ...It will offer discussions, information,... ...as the “Market of Possibilities”, Hall... ...presently travelling through the South East... ...visiting congregations in the Philippines. Last... ...in Tilling, on the Island of... ...who had served the Lord’s work... ...a well-deserved retirement. The latter was... ...a pioneer of the New Apostolic... ...this part of the world. For... ...a minister of the Church, 31... ...of them alone as... ...thus one of the longest-serving Apostles... ...in the whole world.... ...life”—it was with these words that... ...the international Church... ...paid tribute to the courageous endeavours... ...of the retiring Apostle.... ...because you showed them what you... ...because you loved them all.” To... ...him in ministry, the Chief Apostle... ...An Beli-Ot to the Apostle ministry.... ...The latter will... ...congregation : In the Democratic Republic... ...of Congo, where the New Apostolic... ...anywhere else in the world. Alone... ...in the congregation of... ...Munama, one of the many city... ...congregations in Lubumbashi, there were 45... ...members who gave their vow. District... ...divine service with them. He preached... ...to them on the basis of... ...the Bible text... ...“Consider now, for the Lord has... ...a house for the sanctuary; be... ...and do it!” The essence of... ...the sermon: God... ...His work, in the edification of... ...the church. After the act of... ...blessing, the District Apostle... ...presented the confirmands with... ...the Chief Apostle’s... ...confirmation letter and the corresponding confirmation... ...are expected : The 36th annual... ...attendees this year. The church convention... ...is dedicated to the celebration of... ...the 500-year anniversary... ...of the Reformation. And... ...once again, the New Apostolic... ...discussion participants from other churches and... ...have been invited. The venue is... ...known as the “Market of... ...At home around the world: “Yes”... ...and working in the congregation Older... ...members take their well-deserved retirement... ...Democratic Republic of Congo, where the... More