At a joint synod in Belfort (France) the Lutheran and the Reformed Church in France have joined to form the United Protestant Church of France (Eglise Protestante unie de France, EPUF). This concludes a process which began in the 1960s and was formally formulated as a goal at the joint synod in Socheaux in 2007. “This is an historic decision [...]Read more ›
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Three German LWF Member Churches Merge to become the “Northern Church” (LWI) – In brilliant sunshine almost 20,000 people met on Whitsunday (Pentecost), 27 May, in Ratzeburg (Germany) for a colorful festival to celebrate the founding of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany. The church was formed through the merger of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Mecklenburg, the North [...]Read more ›
A new Church in Sweden The Mission Covenant Church of Sweden, The Methodist Church in Sweden and the Swedish Baptist Union have finalized their vote to become one denomination. Four hundred representatives from the three Swedish denominations voted on the agreement at a Formation Meeting earlier this month. The church will begin its operations later this year or in 2012. [...]Read more ›