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  • 19 PM Aufruf HEKS
    20 November 2019

    Urgent Call for Donations to aid Church Cooperation in Syria

    “If one member suffers, all suffer together with it” (1 Cor 12:26) Since Turkish troops marched into neighboring Syria in early October, tens of thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes. The HEKS/EPER partner churches in Syria are working in particular to help children in this dire situation. The Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches stands in solidarity with the endangered Christians of the region.
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  • Interview Tveit
    4 November 2019

    Interview in written form with Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches

    On the occasion of his farewell visit during the Fall Assembly of Delegates the general secretary of the World Council of Churches WCC, pastor Olav Fykse Tveit, gave the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches FSPC an exclusive and elaborate interview regarding the current ecumenical movement and its future prospects.
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  • Ehe Fuer Alle
    29 August 2019

    The Council of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches advocates opening up marriage to same-sex couples

    At its meeting on 29 August 2019, the Council of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches FSPC decided to endorse the opening up of civil marriages to same-sex couples. The Council also decided to recommend to the member churches of the FSPC that they adopt an extended civil law concept of marriage as a prerequisite for church weddings.
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  • Sommer-Abgeordnetenversammlung in Winterthur
    18 June 2019

    Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches: Summer Assembly of Delegates in Winterthur

    The summer Assembly of Delegates of 2019 AoD took place in Winterthur on the invitation of the Evangelical Methodist Church. Pastor Stefan Zolliker welcomed the delegates from the 26 member churches of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches FSPC to his church in Winterthur.
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  • Frauenstreik
    11 June 2019

    Beyond the Women’s Strike: “Wages. Time. Respect.”

    On 14 June, for the first time in 28 years, all women throughout Switzerland were invited to go on strike once again. They committed themselves to ensuring that the equal rights enshrined in the Swiss constitution since 1981 become a reality in everyday life. The Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches FSPC supports various concerns of the initiators.
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  • Kirchliche Weltgemeinschaft
    11 May 2019

    Church, state and politics – cooperation or protest?

    These days an interesting conference about the practices and perspectives of reformed Churches worldwide takes place in Horgen. 100 participants from six continents discuss the relationship between church and state in their countries and the theological thinking of Zwingli.
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  • Zwingli Denkmal
    26 April 2019

    Japan meets Zwingli “A journey of discovery to another Reformation”

    Meeting, discovering, and experiencing the Reformation: from 29 April to 6 May, a delegation of the National Christian Council in Japan NCCJ will travel to Switzerland to learn about the work of the Zurich reformer. On invitation of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches FSPC and the Reformed Church of Aargau, they will participate in this exciting “journey of discovery to another Reformation” together with the Evangelical Church in Germany EKD and the Association of Protestant Churches and Missions in Germany EMW.
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  • Heks Tagung
    17 January 2019

    Milestone of interchurch cooperation

    Swiss churches intensify their support for Christians in Syria and Lebanon
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  • SEK erreicht höhere Punktzahl bei Prädikat «Familie UND Beruf»
    16 January 2019

    FSPC once again certified as family-friendly employer

    Federation obtains “Family AND Career” label with an improved score
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  • Kirche in Bern
    18 December 2018

    Umbrella organization becomes Protestant Reformed Church of Switzerland

    The Delegates of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches FSPC have adopted a new constitution in the course of an extraordinary assembly on December 18, 2018. This vote paves the way for transforming the Protestant umbrella organization into the Protestant Reformed Church of Switzerland. The new constitution will take effect on January 1, 2020.
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  • 70 Jahre Erklärung der Menschenrechte
    5 December 2018

    70-year Anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights with Arendt, Barth and Pope John XXIII

    Human rights protect personal freedom. But where are the limits of this freedom? On Human Rights Day on December 10, the three national churches and the free churches are listening to three critical-minded personalities who had their very own view of human rights.
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  • 18 We Speak With One Voice En
    7 November 2018

    Religious communities demand more protection for refugees

    First joint declaration on refugees by Jewish, Christian and Muslim representatives
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