21 February 2014

How enemies become friends. Members of the meeting

It is 100 years since the start of World War I. This event is being commemorated all through 2014. At a theological conference, Anglican and EKD representatives asked: What does our church fellowship contribute to reconciliation today?


13 January 2014

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For the first time, an international ecumenical organization has transferred its headquarters to Hanover. The president of the EKD Synod, Irmgard Schwaetzer, extended a very warm welcome to General Secretary Nyomi and his team from the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC).


10 November 2013

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Change of synod leadership: Irmgard Schwaetzer succeeds Katrin Göring-Eckardt as EKD Synod President. Synod turns immediately to refugee questions and the family issue


EKD Bishop for ecumenical relations Bosse-Huber: Ukraine and EU must keep talking. Military bishop calls for "culture of military caution". Dying needs to be accompanied, not assisted . Ecumenical peace decade opened in Münster . Five Germans elected to WCC Central Committee. EKD Council Chair welcomes Nobel Prize for Chemical Weapon Inspectors.

Press Releases

"In the path of righteousness there is life" (Prov 12:28).

EKD presents study on global governance

19. Februar 2014

"Sustainable peace policy urgently needed".

EKD Advisory Commission publishes statement on German mission in Afghanistan

27 January 2014

"Committed to public debate and positions" .

EKD adopts priorities for 2014

24 January 2013

"God intervenes for the rights of neglected persons".

EKD Synod in Düsseldorf opens with special service of worship

10 November 2013

"Overcoming hatred and extremism".

EKD commemorates the November pogroms of 75 ago

08 November 2013

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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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