A church building of monumental age

A New Apostolic church building that is 350 years old—you don’t see that every day. But the Schildesche quarter of the city of Bielefeld is home to a venerable historic monument that still keeps our attention today. A little excursion into history. More

Beauty plus great sound equals Gifhorn

It is said that the organ is the queen of the instruments. And the congregation of Gifhorn boasts a beautiful example that is as massive as it is melodious. The Chief Apostle will even have a chance to enjoy it. More

Using my gifts to bring glory to God

Olga Shcherban (50) is a chorus master at the Voronezh Opera and Ballet Theatre in Russia. Our sister in faith also puts her gift and her musical skills to use in her congregation and the Church. More

“More like the Master”

This is how some choirs are coping with the COVID-19 crisis: the New Apostolic Church South America features a new choral video on its YouTube channel at least once a week. Here is the most recent wish in six-eight time. More

House services in Las Palmas

It is only a step from the kitchen into the church. For more than 20 years, services of the Las Tricias Congregation on the island of Las Palmas have been taking place in the house of the Huber family. Here is the story of a small and very lively congregation. More

God’s comprehensive care

God wants everyone to be saved, both here on earth and in the beyond. In both realms there is growing certainty: “God will take care of you”. Enjoy a touching piano version of the song, with the melody found in the German choir book, in preparation for the service for the departed. More

community 3/2020: Receiving good things and doing good

An edition filled with trust and good things. The new edition of community gives courage and showcases successful aid projects. It shows how faith can be explained and how it can practised. More

Music to overcome the lockdown blues

One faith, many songs … Anyone who wants to see and hear how alive New Apostolic life is around the globe despite Pandemic restrictions only has to go to YouTube and look for virtual choirs. Join us for a tour of magical melodies. More

Reunion at Holy Communion: “Unforgettable!”

The first in-person services after the lockdown have taken place. And although everything is a little different than before, there was joy all around at being reunited in the congregations and being able to celebrate Holy Communion again. Also the Chief Apostle experienced this. More

Boundless harmony: the Pentecost hymn 2020

They managed to finish just in time for Pentecost: the International Virtual Choir. And what a job it was sifting through some 80 hours of music videos from 1,600 singers in fifty countries. More

Knowing what we really need

Sensitive and expressive: the interpretation of “I need Thee ev’ry hour” from the online service in our church in Gabugan (Yogyakarta, Indonesia) inspired the listeners in South-East Asia. Enjoy the touching rendition of this hymn of repentance. More

A foretaste of Pentecost from Nantes

“What a friend we have in Jesus” is the hymn that the International Virtual Choir will sing during the online service on Pentecost. At the beginning of May, the congregation of Nantes already gave a bit of a foretaste of it—and not only in French. More

God’s word in sketches

The current crisis has not only changed the way divine services are conducted, but also the way we follow and assimilate them. How active listening works and how it can strengthen the congregation is shown by the art of visual notetaking. More

Close to the real McCoy: the IYC reloaded

This weekend is quasi the International Youth Convention’s (IYC) first birthday. And there is a big gift waiting for all who are interested: for four days, the highlights of the event will be put on the virtual stage. More

One faith, one song, one video

Music connects: more and more New Apostolic choristers are joining online singalongs to tackle isolation caused by lockdowns. The choir that is currently preparing for Pentecost is to sing to the world. Here is more on the IVC Project. More

Feeling God’s love and guidance

Living, working and believing in Malaysia. This is what Evangelist Loganathan Ramaurty Lawrence (51), the rector of the congregation in Kuala Lumpur, tells us about. And he reveals what gives him strength to dedicate himself the way he does. More

Helping caregivers

Families who care for a disabled family member or who look after a seriously ill child do not have an easy time of it. They do not only have to cope with the care situation but also with the impact it has on their social life. The charity human aktiv is aware of this and wants to help. More

“When peace with the Father”

He touched the hearts of the listeners with his soft rendition of this classic: Markus Rink, the pianist from the international Easter transmission. A new album with arrangements of Church classics is due to be released soon. Here’s a flashback as a foretaste of the upcoming album. More

Getting through it together

Sewing masks, shopping for others, or creating online learning resources—many people are looking for ways to help others and keep in touch during the coronavirus crisis. Members of the New Apostolic Church are also organising all kinds of campaigns and activities to help others stay positive despite social distancing. Here is a look at some of the projects. More

Global Easter divine service with the Chief Apostle

Easter is the most important holy day on the church calendar. And Easter without a divine service is simply inconceivable. More