News and updates for CPCE’s 8th General Assembly in Basel
New Presidium for the Community of Protestant Churches in Europe: Gottfried Locher re-elected and joined by Miriam Rose and John Bradbury
Freshly elected by the General Assembly of the CPCE in Basle, the incoming Council elected a new Presidium and welcomed the new General Secretary during its inaugural meeting on 17 September 2018. The tripartite Presidium consists of Miriam Rose, John Bradbury and Gottfried Locher, with Locher appointed to the position of Executive President.
Rosangela Jarjour, the General Secretary of the Fellowship of Middle East Evangelical Churches, appeals to Protestant Churches in Europe for aid.
General Assembly of the Community of Protestant Churches in Europe begins in Basle – 108th church to sign the Leuenberg Agreement becomes the newest member
The General Assembly of the Community of Protestant Churches in Europe has welcomed the Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church Abroad (LELCA) as the 108th signatory church to the Leuenberg Agreement into its midst. This bestows the LELCA with the right to attend and...
“Venturing beyond the comfort of our own churches” – Andrea Riccardi is the main speaker at the CPCE’s General Assembly
We are delighted that Andrea Riccardi, the founder of the Community of Sant’Egidio, has agreed to deliver the keynote speech at the General Assembly. The “Time Check”, as it has come to be known over the years, at the CPCE’s General Assembly is...
"European Atlas of Liturgy – Protestant Perspectives on Worship Services” “The CPCE is above all a worshipping community”, General Secretary Bishop Dr Michael Bünker recalls this observation by the Presidium of the CPCE in his preface to the “European Atlas of...
The texts for the General Assembly of the Community of Protestant Churches in Europe (CPCE) in Basle in September are now all available online. The member churches, their delegates and any interested members of the public can go to www.cpce-assembly.eu to inspect the...
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