November 11, 2014Heinrich Bedford-Strohm is new Chairman of the EKD Council.
Heinrich Bedford-Strohm is the new Chairman of the Council of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD). The Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria received 106 of 125 votes cast from the EKD Synod and Church Conference in the first round of voting today.
October 24, 2014"Trademarks of the Reformation" .
Our picture of the Reformation is inseparably bound up with Lucas Cranach: the portraits of the Reformers give faces to the radical changes that took place; the altarpieces celebrate the new faith. But the Cranachs were also excellent businessmen.
September 29, 2014Visit to Parliament and parish twinnings .
The recent conference of the Meissen Commission featured meetings with representatives of the German Federal Parliament. For their meeting, delegates from the Church of England and the EKD examined the 2014 theme of the Luther Decade, "Reformation and Politics". Another focus: Partnerships between German Protestant and British Anglican congregations.
EKD Synod Elects Bishop of Bavarian Church to Succeed Nikolaus Schneider
11th November 2014EKD strengthens interreligious dialogue in Indonesia.
Deputy chair of the EKD Council Jochen Bohl accompanies German foreign minister Steinmeier on a trip to Southeast Asia
October 30, 2014UN Mandate for operation against IS terror.
Protecting refugees has highest priority: a peace ethical statement by the EKD
September 24, 2014International perspectives on the Reformation anniversary.
"500th anniversary of the Reformation: significance and challenges"
September 24, 2014Protestant churches join in commemoration.
Centenary of the First World War: central service of worship in Gunsbach
30 July 2014