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The architect of the New Apostolic Church

...New Apostolic Church together with Apostle... ...founder of this ministry: Friedrich Krebs... ...Father of Unity in his time.... ...designation of this ministry is only... ...his death, specifically in the statutes... ...of Hermann Niehaus. Getting down to... ...New Apostolic congregations in Western Germany... ...were practically rooted in his house.... ...Apostle Schwarz . In the tradition... ...He grew up in modest circumstances... ...his parents’ farm, developing the rural... ...property into a handsome... ...of Chief Apostle in 1905. In... ...the Apostle districts in Germany, restructured... ...the districts, and ordained three more... ...Apostles. In 1907 the... ...New Apostolic Congregation. Starting in 1907... ...paper], which transitioned into the Neuapostolische... ...Review]. This developed into a print... ...which eventually developed into the Church... ...the Church’s first teaching material for... ...This was followed in 1916 by... ...a religious instruction textbook, the... ...and Answers . Starting in 1914... ...soldiers fighting in the First... ...War received communion in the form... ...of wafers sprinkled with drops... ...of wine. In 1919 the... ...combined wafer was introduced for general... ...use. In 1921 the... ...under public law in Baden, and... ...in 1925 in Hamburg. In... ...Apostles was established in the form... ...New Apostolic Church International. Strength in... ...not the best. In order to... ...take private lessons in standard German.... ...whom he had in mind as... ...to the core: “Heinrich, Heinrich, why... ...have exclaimed upon learning of Apostle... ...Apostle Brückner . In the beginning,... ...a lot of things happen. But... ...at loggerheads. From innovator to preserver... ...primarily concerned with regaining peace and... ...First World War. In the end,... ...about ninety ministers and six... ...founded the Reformiert-Apostolische Gemeindebund (Reformed Apostolic... ...Church of Queensland in Australia and... ...Old Apostolic Church in the Western... ...Cape. When things like this... ...endurance, however, turned into fierce relentlessness... ...best frighten the faint-hearted. But above... ...taken over 517 individual congregations when... ...man who turned individual New Apostolic... ...congregations into a church.... ...to work Hermann Christoph Niehaus was... More


“God is there” in music

...preach. We came together to enjoy... ...Lion King . Together with tenor... ...The children’s choir, together with the... ...2023 Pentecost concert in Cape Town... ...in South Africa, leaving the stage... ...Chad Hendricks. “Benedictus”, meaning blessed, was... ...piece by Karl Jenkins begins with... ...a tender and haunting cello solo.... ...adopts the melody. Finally, the choir... ...also joins in the gentle... ...The chorus develops into a powerful... ...piece ends as hauntingly and emotionally... ...journey The concert continued dynamically and... ...by the choir in praise of... ...Pentecost and the sending of the... ...composed the work in 1842 as... ...return of Christ in a modern... ...image and musically imagines Jesus taking... ...His own into His glory... ...choirs alternately called into the audience.... ...by the British singer Elton John... ...musical The Lion King . Together... ...with tenor soloist Daylin Sass, the... ...direction of Cathy-Jane Mintoor, thrilled the... ...love” by Australian singer-songwriter Geoff Bullock.... ...the Lord's Prayer in Swahili. The... ...American Christopher Tin composed a... ...with this title in 2005. The... ...who were tuned in live from... ...will lift up mine eyes” by... ...Gohle’s works, composed in the style... ...Apostolic music culture. In this arrangement... ...and orchestra were joined by trumpets,... ...you. It was incredible, it was... ...the voices and instruments. “And for... ...concert was performed in the Silvertown... ...that was remodelled into a part-time... ...concert hall back in 2004. Numerous... ...from this church in Cape Town.... ...The church offers seating for around... ...“God is there” in music The... ...along, but only during the opening... ...2023 Pentecost concert. During the last... ...was allowed to sing along once... ...the return of Christ in a... ...Swahili. The American Christopher Tin composed... More


Fellowship in name, doctrine, and structure

...of Holy Sealing together with his... ...In certain respects he... ...were fond of calling him the... ...designation of this ministry is only... ...his death, specifically in the statutes... ...already bear the handwriting of his... ...successor. Taking language instruction as an... ...28 July 1848 in Steinhagen, Germany,... ...modest circumstances. Already in his early... ...the rural property into a handsome... ...sacrament of Holy Sealing together with... ...later, he was ordained a Deacon—and... ...year after that. In order to... ...some remedial lessons in High German.... ...Low German dialect in school. His... ...journey led him into various other... ...ministries, and culminated in his ordination... ...to the Apostle ministry on 21... ...June 1896. In 1898 Friedrich... ...seven years later. Bringing harmony to... ...Germany, restructured the working areas, and... ...ordained three other... ...Apostles. in 1907 the... ...paper], which transitioned into the “Neuapostolische... ...[New Apostolic Review] in 1909, also... ...began in 1907. In 1927 the... ...establishment of an in-house printshop was... ...which eventually developed into the Church... ...the Church’s first teaching material for... ...children in the form... ...This was followed in 1916 by... ...den Religionsunterricht” [Religious Instruction textbook], the... ...published several defences against polemic literature... ...deriving mainly from the... ...Protestant domain. starting in 1914, soldiers... ...in the First... ...sent Holy Communion in the form... ...of wafers sprinkled with wine.... ...This developed into the combo-wafer... ...which came into binding general use... ...in 1919. in 1921 the... ...under public law in Baden, and... ...in 1925 in Hamburg. Apostles... ...the organisation and doctrine of the... ...Church did not remain without its... ...consequences, however: Apostle Heinrich Friedrich Niemeyer... ...of the Apostles in the early... ...Church of Queensland” in Australia and... ...“Old Apostolic Church” in the Cape... ...Meanwhile, at the beginning of the... ...progress and developed increasingly unusual ideas.... ...calm and stability following the turbulent... ...able to get in the way... ...of progress: In 1922, the... ...first central organisational unit—in the form... ...an association—was founded in the form... ...New Apostolic Church International (NACI). When... ...end of his ministerial work, the... ...the world. After suffering from the... ...whose faith follow, considering the outcome... ...their conduct.” Fellowship in name, doctrine,... ...anniversary of his passing. This is... ...an Evangelist Hermann Christoph Niehaus was... ...do with the Christian beliefs and... More


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Celebrating with God

...opportunity to be together for a... ...in France gathered together to begin... ...opportunity to be together. In any... ...Adika Lavoe had invited all Sunday... ...districts of his working area to... ...the children participated in various kinds... ...week. Their activities included a performance... ...and a Bible quiz—in which the... ...the best results. Preparing for celebrations... ...of Lyon-Mulhouse South in France gathered... ...together to begin preparing for the... ...2024. They assembled in Bourg-en-Bresse to... ...mood among the singers was very... ...joyful, since they were... ...different congregations once again. A travelling... ...January, our members in Northeastern Brazil... ...enjoy some special divine services when... ...District Apostle Enrique Minio travelled to... ...region with Apostle Reinaldo Milczuk. The... ...celebration was a divine service for... ...ministers and their... ...partners in Lagoa do... ...there was a divine service the... ...next morning in the congregation... ...Grande del Norte in order to... ...preach in the congregation... ...of Pedro Velho in the afternoon.... ...The last in the string... ...of divine services for... ...place on Sunday morning, 28 January... ...in the church in Senador Elói... ...the need to invite God to... ...Wolf used to begin the dedication... ...place of worship in Singapore. The... ...for a festive divine service on... ...14 January 2024 in their new... ...quarters in the Hotel... ...went on to ordain two Deacons.... ...Celebrating with God... ...to be together. In any event,... ...the week before Christmas 2023. Led... More


Prayer works everywhere

...the divine service together. Here, as... ...behalf. Prayer works together Members of... ...different denominations came together in Emmeloord... ...Netherlands to pray together. As part... ...Prayer works in divine service The... ...and West districts in Ghana came... ...up with something special for... ...welcomed the Apostles Benjamin Ohene-Saffo and... ...well as the ministers of the... ...two districts by presenting a short... ...two districts gathered in the Accra... ...to celebrate the divine service together.... ...Here, as in many congregations... ...passage: “Pray without ceasing!” (Thessalonians 5:... ...to our Lord in heaven without... ...ceasing. In order to... ...and results from praying, we need... ...to pray.” He reminded the large... ...that Jesus always intercedes on our... ...Members of different denominations gathered to... ...unity on Friday evening, 19 January... ...2024 in the New... ...Apostolic Church in Harburg, Germany.... ...met with the managing director of... ...with many believers. During the devotional,... ...the managing director of... ...ecumenism. Diversity is enriching, not only... ...between Christian denominations, but also... ...between individuals. There were... ...songs of thanksgiving and blessings.... ...collected for Christians in Burkina Faso.... ...After a final prayer, everyone... ...works at the interdenominational level Christians... ...of different denominations came together... ...in Emmeloord and... ...Apeldoorn in the Netherlands... ...from Emmeloord were invited to the... ...led through the evening by the... ...for conversations while enjoying a cup... ...tea. On Saturday evening, 20 January... ...an ecumenical celebration in the Lutheran... ...Church in Apeldoorn. The... ...Church. After the interdenominational prayer, people... ...gather with other denominations and pray... ...to pray for Christian unity on... ...the Council of Christian Churches Bavaria... ...the Council of Christian Churches emphasised... ...not only between Christian denominations, but... ...were collected for Christians in Burkina... ...the interdenominational level Christians of different... ...of Prayer for Christian Unity, Christians... More


Questions answered, mandate fulfilled

...are the limits? Together for the... ...we are working together.” Questions answered,... ...“The long-standing Working Group Contacts... ...with Denominations and Religions... ...New Apostolic Church International (NACI) announced... ...has been established in order to... ...and counsel This international coordination unit... ...as a contact point for other... ...denominations and religions.... ...Other tasks include advising the international... ...the Church and supporting the regional... ...notice, Bishop Peter Johanning and his... ...New Apostolic Church in the Council... ...of Christian Churches in Germany. Active... ...since 1999 Since 2001, there... ...of Christian Churches in Germany at... ...regional level, and since 2008 at... ...set the ball rolling when he... ...Project Group Ecumenism in 1999. This... ...strategy is the international Church pursuing... ...in ecumenical relations?... ...questions have long since been answered.... ...of the churches involved in the... ...ecumenical movement, especially in Europe but... ...also in other countries... ...around the world. In the Netherlands,... ...ecumenical relations themselves. In the meantime,... ...work towards a coordinated approach at... ...Schneider made clear in an interview... ...in 2013, explaining what is... ...movement. “We must join in our... ...it is heard in today’s society.... ...why we are working together.” Questions... ...its ecumenical responsibilities. Instead of a... ...national or international working group, there... ...the Council of Christian Churches in... ...the Council of Christian Churches in... ...various Councils of Christian Churches (WCC)?... ...we are all Christians,” Chief Apostle... More