On 29 January 1991, representatives of the Church of England, the EKD and the Federation of Evangelical Churches in the German Democratic Republic signed the Meissen Declaration on the altar of Westminster Abbey. That led to the forming of many different partnerships between parishes, church districts, German regional churches and British dioceses.
Reformation in the world: Windhoek, Namibia.
The Reformation anniversary in 2017 will not only be marked in Europe. There are Lutheran and Reformed Christians all over the world. A series on evangelisch.de focuses on the concerns of Protestant brothers and sisters in other countries, how they live their faith and what they are planning for 2017.
Tracing our ancestors on the internet.
They are one of the most important sources for genealogical research in Germany. Since the 16th century, parish registers have contained careful notes on personal names and dates. A church project presents these books online.
"We owe him significant steps towards peace between East and West"Spirit of Reconciliation Remains.
EKD partners with the Church of England deplore the outcome of the British referendum on EU membershipEKD Council Chair on Brexit Vote.
Bedford-Strohm: "Churches continue to work for a united Europe"International and Ecumenical.
Events marking the 500th Reformation anniversary to start in autumn 2016