Archive 2010

News, Archive 2010
22.11.2010

EMS Synod elects new leadership and debates revised statutes

The Synod of the Association of Churches and Missions in South Western Germany (EMS), which met on 12/13 November 2010 in Bad Boll, has elected a new leadership. The Synod also discussed alterations to the association’s statutes ...

News, Archive 2010
8.11.2010

Recognising more common ground

Mission encompasses the invitation to faith and likewise fighting poverty and working for social justice. That was the understanding of mission advocated by the organisers and speakers at the first Protestant poverty conference ...

News, Archive 2010
30.09.2010

EMS sets tokens of solidarity with Korea: Call to Prayer and Signature Campaign

On the occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War the international EMS Fellowship has issued a Call to Prayer for Korea, expressing solidarity with the people of Korea in their quest for peace, reconciliation and ...

News, Archive 2010
30.09.2010

EMS becomes more international: Mission Council decides on new name and approves new draft constitution

Meeting from 9-12 June 2010 in Bad Herrenalb, the EMS Mission Council came out in favour of a new name for the Association of Churches and Missions in Southwestern Germany (EMS). It proposed that the acronym EMS be changed to ...

News, EMS-Focus
30.09.2010

Bible reading project promotes intercultural exchange

Sixty Christian groups and local churches from various parts of the world are interested in contacting one another with the help of the Association of Churches and Missions in South Western Germany (EMS). They all have the ...

News, Archive 2010
8.11.2010

EMS gets involved in “Sharing is Living“

“Sharing is at the heart of mission.” This attitude is a key reason for the existence of EMS according to Bernhard Dinkelaker, general secretary of this ecumenical association of churches and missions. EMS has opted to focus on ...