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A cause for celebration

...Nwana conducted a divine service for... ...The “G” stands for Gemeinschaft, the... ...German word for “fellowship”. Fellowship... ...had organised activities for the children.... ...For example, the... ...children from Nifor and Ogiemwenken... ...a divine service for the children.... ...Ghana came together for their Children’s... ...hands be weak, for your work... ...Bible quiz competition for which the... ...a special celebration for a congregation.... ...there was cake for everyone. In... ...events took place for this special... ...each other better. For example, the... ...Park Congregation went for a beach... ...afterwards. A day before their confirmation,... ...Apostle Area gathered for activities and... ...workshops in preparation for their special... ...day. A cause for celebration There... ...bring people together for a celebration.... ...activities to prepare for the confirmation... ...your head. In the process, you... ...are referring to the triune Christian... ...A quiet party The members of... ...the German Sign... ...how to sign the word God.... ...Sunday, 13 February, the congregation had... ...celebrate. An 83-year-old brother, a 33-year-old... ...brother and a... ...child all celebrated their birthdays. Since... ...the oldest birthday... ...is hearing impaired the sermon was... ...Sign Language. And the choir spontaneously... ...Burundi Musicians from the district Ancien... ...de Bujumbura in the DR Congo... ...five choirs came together to celebrate... ...in song. Among them were the... ...choirs from the congregations of... ...Central, Burerere, and the central congregation,... ...who delighted the guests after... ...the Pentecost service.... ...Musical inclusion The congregation in... ...anniversary. To mark the occasion, a... ...disabilities make music together. It includes... ...band and singers. The “G” stands... ...for Gemeinschaft, the German word... ...“fellowship”. Fellowship gives the members of... ...the group strength,... ...and brought the audience a... ...organised activities for the children. For... ...example, the children from... ...and Ogiemwenken visited the zoo with... ...their Sunday School... ...teachers. Elsewhere, they made music... ...or read from the Bible. In... ...some congregations, the children were... ...to show off their acting and... ...and dance shows. The congregation of... ...divine service for the children. He... ...23 aloud and the hands of... ...the children shot... ...up. In the end, a... ...five-year-old read the Bible passage... ...to the congregation. He... ...everyone was amazed. The children in... ...the district of... ...in Ghana came together for their... ...George Sam in the central church... ...in Tarkwa. The service was... ...shall be rewarded!” The Apostle said,... ...“There may be... ...hope, He will strengthen and guide... ...daily activities.” And then he promised... ...them, “Our ultimate... ...in heaven.” During the service, eight... ...a blessing on their confirmation. Afterwards,... ...the children enacted... ...a play titled “The Rich Man... ...and the Poor Man... ...competition for which the winners received... ...a prize. Celebrating the age of... ...for a congregation. The members in... ...the congregation of... ...were confirmed and the congregation was... ...of blessing with them. After the... ...service there was cake... ...organised so that the prospective young... ...to know each other better. For... ...example, the confirmands from... ...and had breakfast together afterwards. A... ...day before their confirmation, the... ...confirmands across the Gqeberha-Karoo Apostle... ...Area gathered for activities... ...in preparation for their special day.... ...a trail. After the activities and... ...workshops, the focus shifted... ...to the audio-visual service... ...in Cape Town the next day.... ...cause for celebration There are many... ...that bring people together for a... ...celebration. Whether it is... ...to prepare for the confirmation service,... ...people enjoy being together. This week... ...celebrating diversity in the Church.... More


Whoever has eyes, let him hear!

...Switzerland for monthly divine services. And... ...invited to these divine services. Last... ...activities and a divine service with... ...years of age. Divine services in... ...language These special divine services are... ...on the region, divine services with... ...not restricted to divine services, but... ...role in these divine services for... ...Sunday School or divine service.... ...for monthly divine services. And every... ...to these divine services. Last month,... ...of age. Divine services in sign... ...These special divine services are offered... ...the region, divine services with sign... ...month. In these services, the sermon... ...restricted to divine services, but also... ...in these divine services for the... ...very first Congress for the Deaf... ...of September. Events for the hearing... ...regions of Switzerland for monthly divine... ...in Berlin-Brandenburg—they assemble for a special... ...Day for the Hearing... ...and Confirmation Instruction for hearing impaired... ...receive special training for this assignment.... ...public relations workers for the hearing... ...order to interpret for a monthly... ...a Work Group for the Hearing... ...to develop documentation for standardised pastoral... ...care for the hearing... ...took over responsibility for these duties.... ...these divine services for the hearing... ...impaired. They perform hymn texts—either... ...of a beautiful form of sign... ...belong!” This was the common motto... ...of the International Day... ...Sign Languages and the International Week... ...of the Deaf, which... ...It was at the very first... ...Congress for the Deaf on... ...September 1951 that the World Federation... ...of the Deaf (WFD)... ...every year on the last Sunday... ...September. Events for the hearing impaired... ...80,000 deaf people. These individuals gather... ...together in Germany... ...and the German-speaking regions... ...two years—as at the end of... ...August in Berlin-Brandenburg—they assemble for... ...special Day for the Hearing Impaired.... ...special feature in the New Apostolic... ...is not only the deaf, but... ...are invited to these divine services.... ...Germany), chairman of the Project Group... ...Inclusion. The youngest of... ...these participants is... ...years old, while the oldest is... ...in sign language These special divine... ...well as in the German-speaking regions... ...Switzerland. “Depending on the region, divine... ...each month. In these services, the... ...Language (DGS),” explain the organisers. Within... ...the District Churches, these members comprise... ...a congregation of their own, with... ...their own rectors,... ...Priests, and Deacons. The pastoral care... ...for this assignment. The vast majority... ...of these ministers are... ...or hearing impaired themselves, nor do... ...they even have... ...impaired relatives. Often their involvement is... ...simply driven by the desire to... ...Strewinski, one of the public relations... ...workers for the hearing impaired... ...in the German-speaking regions,... ...explains: “Of the 100 workers... ...drive straight across the districts in... ...small group, but they require a... ...order to develop the right response... ...using the available professional... ...Work Group for the Hearing Impaired... ...was established among the District Churches... ...of representatives from the various District... ...matters pertaining to the Church’s work... ...with the hearing impaired.... ...In particular, the group worked... ...pastoral care for the hearing impaired.... ...of this included the creation of... ...sign language and the implementation of... ...faith-related gestures.” In the year 2018,... ...the newly established... ...over responsibility for these duties. Sign... ...a role in these divine services... ...for the hearing impaired.... ...They perform hymn texts—either with or... ...has led to the development of... ...sign poetry,” explain the organisers. The... ...small choir in the video is... ...language and music tangible—whether in Sunday... ...Week of the Deaf, which ran... ...Congress for the Deaf on 21... ...Federation of the Deaf (WFD) was... ...Germany’s approximately 80,000 deaf people. These... ...not only the deaf, but also... ...ministers are not deaf or hearing... ...even have any deaf or hearing... More


At odds with God—and experiencing Him nevertheless!

...The first “proper” divine service The... ...his first “proper” divine service in... ...Lierse was conducting divine services for... ...such service. “A divine service with... ...effect of these divine services upon... ...1982, the first divine service for... ...Starting in 1984, divine services for... ...serve along in divine services for... ...was conducting divine services for the... ...to Dortmund for services on a... ...of these divine services upon their... ...in 1984, divine services for the... ...along in divine services for the... ...also in other services. I dispense... ...to the doctors for a medical... ...made it possible for me to... ...at the school for the deaf.... ...a high priority for the Jensen... ...I always felt comfortable in the... ...years old. Shortly before that, his... ...conducting divine services for the hard... ...him to Dortmund for services on... ...first divine service for the hard... ...1984, divine services for the hard... ...with God. Already before my confirmation... ...and the congregation for the hard... ...of the congregation for the hard... ...in divine services for the hard... ...used to translate for me over... ...the two congregations for the loving... ...new task mean for him? “I... ...grateful to Him for His help,... ...Frank Jensen, signs for her brother... ...of the congregation for the hard... ...the 2016 summit for the hard... ...not realise that their happy little... ...only when Frank’s mother began to... ...that she had the nagging feeling... ...not right. When their son was... ...brought him to the doctors for... ...often suggest that the parents terminate... ...the pregnancy. In... ...am grateful to the dear God... ...begin living in the first place.”... ...grew up under the watchful protection... ...his sister, Marlies—with the aid of... ...first day at the school for... ...the deaf. “I... ...saw the other children signing.... ...The teachers spoke.... ...understand any of them.” In school,... ...also gave him the self-confidence to... ...desire to unite the world of... ...the hearing with the world of... ...the deaf. The first “proper”... ...divine service The New Apostolic... ...high priority for the Jensen family.... ...any experience with the deaf in... ...the congregation. “I... ...sat beside my mother, looked at... ...the choir and the room, and... ...felt comfortable in the house of... ...in Dortmund. At the time, he... ...before that, his father had learned... ...that District Elder Günther Lierse was... ...divine services for the hard of... ...(North Rhine-Westphalia). Frank’s mother took him... ...overjoyed today. After the service, his... ...mother related that... ...were red from the strain of... ...After that, his mother drove him... ...basis. Delighted over the effect of... ...these divine services... ...upon their son, his... ...parents spoke to their District Apostle... ...about the situation. On... ...8 August 1982, the first divine... ...service for the hard of... ...divine services for the hard of... ...conducted regularly in the District Church... ...Since May 1998, the members have... ...been gathering in the congregation of... ...Priest Jensen. But the issue occupied... ...him all the more during... ...to remain in the house of... ...am grateful to the dear God... ...this is still the case today.”... ...of Wiesbaden and the congregation for... ...the hard of... ...a member of the congregation for... ...the hard of... ...hearing in the District Church... ...of Southern Germany. Active... ...he was asked whether he would... ...was ordained to the Deacon ministry.... ...was to receive the Priest ministry?... ...divine services for the hard of... ...but also in other services. I... ...says, while at the same time... ...deep gratitude to the rectors of... ...the two congregations... ...for the loving instruction... ...they provide him.... ...experience God in the exercise of... ...fellowship with my brothers and sisters.... ...a minister in the cause of... ...captions Marlies Jensen, the sister of... ...signs for her brother during his... ...interview with the editors Priest... ...Frank Jensen conducts the Signing Choir... ...of the congregation for... ...the hard of... ...hearing in the District Church... ...of Southern Germany’s …... ...were taken at the 2016 summit... ...for the hard of... ...God—and experiencing Him nevertheless! A deaf... ...and faith. Today these have led... ...him to the point where... ...three, congregations at the same time.... ...child had been deaf since birth.... ...aware of his deafness on his... ...school for the deaf. “I saw... ...profess: “I am deaf”—which ultimately led... ...world of the deaf. The first... ...experience with the deaf in the... ...thought to his deafness, recalls Priest... ...while I was deaf. I did... ...that, as a deaf person, he... ...hearing in Kassel Deaf from birth,... ...Him nevertheless! A deaf Priest? Is... More