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Community 4/2021: What really matters in life

On Monday, 4th of October 2021

There is so much that competes for our attention, and we have to set priorities… But what really matters? Here is an answer from Chief Apostle Schneider. The new issue of community also features aspects of the Church’s teachings, people who share our faith, and congregational life around the world. What is truly important in life? Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider…  Read More.


Representation

On Friday, 3rd of September 2021

When athletes take part in the Olympic Games, they also represent the country under whose flag they are competing. The symbols of the different nations are omnipresent, especially at the awards ceremonies. For many this is a huge additional motivation not only to train and compete for their own success but also for their country. If they do their job…  Read More.


An obligatory event?

On Tuesday, 3rd of August 2021

In a very familiar passage and one that has been set to music many times over the psalmist writes: “One thing I have desired of the Lord, that will I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and to inquire in His temple”…  Read More.


God cares for us

On Sunday, 4th of July 2021

These are unusual times: sometimes we have divine service, sometimes we do not; sometimes we celebrate Holy Communion, sometimes we do not celebrate it. This raises questions, in fact, so many that I cannot even answer them all. One of these questions is: Is Holy Communion no longer as important as it used to be? My answer is clear: Holy…  Read More.


Community 03/2021: Unity in Diversity

On Sunday, 4th of July 2021

  “It is the same everywhere, only different,” Chief Apostle Hans Urwyler once said many years ago. Life and faith differ greatly in the congregations around the world, yet there is so much we have in common. community presents some of these commonalities in its latest issue, 03/2021.   The same faith: focus on Jesus Christ “As Christians we have many reasons…  Read More.


Status Update on The Subject of Women in Ministry

On Saturday, 12th of June 2021

The ordination of women—this was the other big item on the agenda of the most recent District Apostle Meeting. What resolutions have already been passed? Which decisions remain to be made? The Chief Apostle answers these questions in the second part of our 2021 annual interview.   Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider, how are the discussions going with respect to the…  Read More.