16.05.2017
FSPC President Gottfried Locher has visited Sarajevo upon the invitation of the leader of the Bosnian Muslims. With the Bosnian President in attendance, the two religious leaders signed a common declaration. In the “Sarajevo Message”, Bosnian Muslims expressed their support for democracy, equality...
10.04.2017
With a letter of condolence, Gottfried Locher, president of the Community of Protestant Churches in Europe, offers his sympathies to the victims of the attacks in Egypt.
01.03.2017
Representing 100 churches and 30 countries, over 100 synod members from the churches of the Community of Protestant Churches in Europe (CPCE) are meeting from 10-12 March in Bern. A public festive worship service at the Bern Minster will include the chance to meet with church leaders from all...
21.02.2017
Gottfried Locher, Council President of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches, makes a powerful statement for ecumenism during the “500 years of Reformation” Jubilee year. Following an invitation by Abbé Christian Schaller, he will deliver sermons in all Passiontide and Easter worship services...
16.02.2017
The Reformation’s formative influence and its impact on democratic forms of government and interconfessional tolerance, as well as culture and society, will be discussed in the course of a three-part panel series with renowned guests from the fields of politics, church, science and society during...
13.02.2017
“Think open, act free, believe anew” – under this motto, the official motto of the Reformation Jubilee, the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches will present the 2nd Swiss Sermon Award, which includes a prize of CHF 3,000. All information can be found at www.schweizer-predigtpreis.ch.
07.02.2017
From November 3 to 5, 2017, the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches (FSPC), in cooperation with the free church associations and other youth organizations, will host a youth festival as part of the Reformation Jubilee celebrations. The three-day “Reformaction” mega-event will take place in...
06.02.2017
The first plenary session of the newly founded Swiss Diaconal Conference has elected its executive committee and launched four working groups. The diakonie.ch website is slated to go online in July.