All information about the topics of the PCS

  • Logo ÖRK
    1 February 2024

    Swiss Reformed representatives elected to WCC bodies

    The Protestant Church in Switzerland (PCS) is pleased with the election of four Swiss representatives to bodies of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in the year 2023. Emma van Dorp, Sarah Bach, Reinhold Bernhardt, and Christoph Sigrist will contribute to important commissions and reference groups through the next WCC Assembly in 2030.
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  • Lausanne
    27 December 2023

    Season's greetings

    The paece dove on the pinnacle above our cities reminds us of the peace of God. The peace of God which the angels proclaimed to the shepherds in the field. God helps our startled and frightened souls to cling to his peace despite all war atrocities. Beyond all human reason.
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  • Publikation «To big to fail»
    17 April 2023

    The Council of the PCS Issues Statement on the Banking Crisis

    The recent banking crisis surrounding Credit Suisse is a matter of concern not only for the financial world, but also for politicians and civil society. The Council of the Protestant Church in Switzerland takes a stance on ten relevant questions relating to the banking crisis. In addition to the question of responsibility and the issue of justice, which are now being discussed everywhere, it also takes up the theological-spiritual dimension of the problem.
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  • Preisverleihung Silvya Michel Preis
    7 November 2022

    Rebecca Mutumosi Mfutila receives the International Sylvia-Michel-Prize of 2022

    Since 2009, the International Sylvia-Michel-Prize has supported people and projects that promote women’s leadership in Reformed churches throughout the world. In 2022, the prize will go to a pioneering woman from the Democratic Republic of Congo – Rebecca Mutumosi Mfutila. The prize was awarded for the first time at a synod of the Protestant Church in Switzerland (PCS).
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  • Gleichgeschlechtliche streifen sich den Trauring über
    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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  • Sexualität zwischen Sünde und siebtem Himmel – Perspektiven einer evangelischen Sexualethik
    24 October 2018

    Sexuality between sin and seventh heaven – perspectives of a Protestant sexual ethics

    How can the church talk about sexuality today, and how can theology contribute? This and many other questions about Protestant sexual ethics were addressed by the participants of the Fall Women’s Conference of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches FSPC on October 23, 2018, in Bern.
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