"We must care for creation" . Bishop Petra Bosse Huber. (Photo: epd-bild/Stefan Arend)

Going on a pilgrimage to Paris together for the world climate summit: Bishop Petra Bosse-Huber, vice-president of the EKD Church Office and director of the Department for Ecumenical Relations and Ministries Abroad talks about caring for creation and the role of the church.


World network for the Reformation anniversary. Students from the Presbyterian School of Science and Technology in Bafut (Cameroon) with their headmaster (centre) in front of the school building (Photo: Presbyterian School of Science and Technology in Bafut)

Schools from many continents and countries have already joined the world network for the Reformation anniversary. The 500th school is the Presbyterian School of Science and Technology in Bafut (Cameroon). And there are more to come ...


Joint Statement by the Archbishop of the Church of Sweden and the Chair of the Council of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) on the current refugee crisis. Logo EKD and Logo Church of Sweden

We must not and cannot close our eyes to people in distress. They need help. The Bible constantly stresses responsibility for strangers and homeless people. Jesus identified with them: "I was a stranger and you welcomed me." The last few weeks have seen a flowering of helpfulness and kindness that has been a wonderful experience for us and for many others.

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Reformation anniversary

The Reformation of Martin Luther and other prominent theologians of the early 16th century have not only brought up the evangelical churches but also a new era of history. The 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017 will be a prominent event to deepen the awareness of the importance of this historical change.

Reformation anniversary: Luther 2017


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