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A dynamic movement at congregational level with thoughtful Christian love: an interview with District Apostle Armin Brinkmann and District Apostle Helper Rainer Storck (part 2 of 5)

In a five-part interview, nacworld spoke with District Apostle Armin Brinkmann, who retires on 23rd February 2014 and his successor, Apostle Rainer Storck, who has been working for a year as the District Apostle Helper.

The five interviews are shown under the headings:

Part 1 - looking back over the ministerial time of District Apostle Brinkmann
Part 2 - the relationship with the Apostolic community…


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Writing memoirs at the age of 95: an interview with District Apostle Armin Brinkmann and District Apostle Helper Rainer Storck (part 1 of 5)

nacworld spoke on 23rd February 2014 with the retiring District Apostle Armin Brinkmann and his successor, Apostle Rainer Storck, who has been active over the past year as the District Apostle Helper. The interview is shown in five parts.

The five interviews are arranged in the following topics:

Part 1 –a review of the time served by District Apostle Brinkmann in the ministry
Part 2 - the relationsh…


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Central church in Luanda, Angola consecrated: District Apostle Brinkmann commits a new house of God to the congregation with a 1,500 seating capacity

The New Apostolic Church of North Rhine-Westphalia gives a report on its website that the ambitious project agreed ten years ago by the then District Apostle Wilhelm Leber to build a central church in Luanda, Angola, has finally been completed. District Apostle Armin Brinkmann consecrated God’s house during his visit to Angola between Thursday, 23rd and Tuesday, 28th January 2014 and handed it ove…


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nacworld in an interview with District Apostle Brinkmann and his successor, District Apostle Helper Storck: see and read it in nacworld from 3rd February 2014.

District Apostle Armin Brinkmann will go into retirement on 23rd February 2014 after nine years as the president of the New Apostolic Church in North Rhine-Westphalia. Apostle Rainer Storck will take over the leadership of this district church. Before the leadership change takes place, the two ministers talk about the time leading up to the hand-over, about the missionary work in country and abroa…


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District Apostle Leonard Kolb tells the congregations in the USA about changes being made to the midweek divine services. See the video now, "Video 2014 - NEXT STEPS"

On January 18th District Apostle Kolb described, in a nation-wide broadcast, how he, the Apostles and Bishops of the USA see future congregational gatherings during the midweek. District Apostle Kolb has proposed five possibilities:

  • a traditional divine service with Holy Communion
  • a text or word service without Holy Communion
  • a worship evening to glorify the greatness of God
  • a devotional
  • small group di…

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The NAC International reports of changes being planned by the New Apostolic Church in the USA for the weekly divine services

Changes will soon be coming to the structure of midweek divine services in the New Apostolic congregations of the USA. The usual midweek service with its celebration of Holy Communion will in future only take place once each month. District Apostle Leonard Kolb plans to supplement this with non-sacramental divine services, home devotionals, Bible studies, Catechism instruction, musical evenings, a…


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Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider was in Brussels on 4th and 5th January 2014. The first pictures from the weekend in Belgium

Chief Apostle Schneider held a divine service this morning in Brussels (Belgium). His sermon was based on the text from Luke 10: 27, “So he answered and said, ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind, and your neighbour as yourself.’” He was accompanied by the District Apostles Bernd Koberstein and Markus Fehlbaum (Sw…


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Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider to touch: District gathering in Koblenz (Germany) stood under the motto “Give me your hand”.

The district of Wiesbaden got together in Koblenz on Saturday, 16th November 2013. In the afternoon, Chief Apostle Schneider took part in a podium discussion in front of hundreds gathered there, where he made himself available to answer questions and finally ended the afternoon in prayer.

During the day the 16 congregations, which were merged a year ago from the districts of Koblenz and Wiesbaden…


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Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider celebrates a divine service in Limburg: My grace is sufficient for you.

Together with 1,300 brothers, sisters and guests, Chief Apostle Schneider led a divine service on Sunday, 17th November 2013 in the city hall in Limburg, in the state of Hesse, Germany. A further 15,000 believers were also connected by satellite throughout the congregations of Hesse, the Rhineland Palatinate and Saarland, as well as congregations in Belgium, Greece, Luxembourg, Turkey and several…


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Youth activities in Canada, USA and Cape: Services, fellowship, workgroups

Canadian Youth Enjoy a Weekend Retreat with the U.S.A. at Timberwolf Lake

Over the weekend of Oct 18th to 20th, the Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury youth travelled to the U.S.A. to enjoy a weekend retreat at Timberwolf Lake Lodge in Lake City, MI with the Detroit, South Bend, Chicago and Milwaukee youth. The theme of the weekend was “Let Love Rule” – inspired by John 13:35 – and many workgroups, semin…


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From the desk of District Apostle Andersen (Australia): Spring 2013 Edition for download

The New Apostolic Church Australia published four times a year the Australia District News, a magazine with 16 pages of information. The current edition is available for download. District Apostle Andersen writes among other: “Dear Brothers and Sisters, Since the last Australia District News was issued we have learned of the passing of our beloved retired Chief Apostle Fehr. This issue of our Aust…


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Praat jy Afrikaans? Do you speak Afrikaans? – 80th anniversary of the first Afrikaans translation.

The website of the New Apostolic Church in Cape informs about a special celebration in South-Africa. “Britstown, a small farming town situated in the Northern Cape is geographically placed in the heart of the Central Karoo and located exactly halfway between Cape Town and Johannesburg. This town became a focal point on the Sabbath day when it hosted members from Cape District Church who were conne…


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The Chief Apostle's visit to Thailand: Sawasdee Khrab - Welcome!

The Website New Apostolic Church Thailand provide information about the visit of the Chief Apostle: "199 souls gathered in the northern City of Nan on Sunday 22nd September to experience the serving of the Chief Apostle. The bases for the sermon was on Psalm 126:6. Apostle Fred Wolf and his wife Anna received the blessing on their silver wedding. 25 years they worked together diligently with their…


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Youth day in Margarita Island (Venezuela): 700 people come together in seminars, evening program with cultural dances and the Service at Sunday morning.

During the first week of August, District Apostle Kolb traveled to Venezuela for a national youth day. He welcomed the youth as they arrived. Later that evening there was a program that the youth participated in to show the various cultural dances and stories from the represented areas. Saturday was filled with seminars for the young people. The first seminar introduced the Work of Ministry initia…


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Trampoline, bible quiz and open air divine service: Children’s day in Kabwe, Zambia

The children in Kabwe-Serenje Apostle Area spent a weekend celebrating the day of the children and 150 years of the New Apostolic Church’s existence with District Apostle Charles Ndandula from 10 -11 August, 2013. The District Apostle arrived in Kabwe in the evening of Friday, August 9, 2013; accompanied by Apostle Moses Chipanda of Lilongwe, Malawi and host Apostle Ranford Simumbwe. On Saturday…


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What’s your story? – A special project of the NAC USA. Brothers and sisters wrote about their faith.

Stories are the inevitable result of the moments and experiences that God has allowed on our journey of faith. How have you seen Christ evident in your life? When do you feel you grew closest to God? What is your most memorable experience of faith? Describe your journey of faith and how your relationship with Jesus Christ has evolved.


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No tickets are necessary: Chief Apostle Schneider in Niagara Falls, Canada (October 12-13, 2013)

NAC USA informed via Website, that all are invited to Niagara Falls, Ontario for the visit of Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider, who will be accompanied by all the District Apostles of the world.

On Saturday, October 12th there will be a concert at 3:00 p.m at the Scotiabank Centre in Niagara Falls. On Sunday, October 13th the Chief Apostle will conduct a divine service at 11:00 a.m. at the Scotiaba…


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