On 7th of June 2012 General Bishop Klatik met with the minister of education Dusan Caplovic. The focus of this meeting was church educataion system of ECAC in Slovakia. Dean of theological faculty of Commenius University Lubomir Batka informed the participants of the results of evaluation of the faculty and carried on to discuss financing of the dormitory of this faculty. Accreditation of the theological faculty has also been discussed at the meeting.
The board of the novohrad seniorate met on Saturday 26th of May 2012 in the evangelical church in Lucenec. The bishop of western district – Milan Krivda led the installation of newly elected board: Senior Ivan Mucha and Senior Inspector Ing. Jan Dobsinsky.
The members of congregation in Rimavska Sobota have commemorated their 25th confirmation anniversary during the Whitsun this year. The sermon was provided by general bishop Milos Klatik.
The general bishop Miloš Klátik took the offer of the prime minister of Slovakia, Robert Fico to join the committee for solidarity and development. This advisory body has been established last week. There have already been three meetings and more are planned to take place in the near future.
An international conference on deaf-blindness took place from 18th-19th of May 2012 in Herlany. The theme topic was: “Medical, pedagogical, social and spiritual aspects of deaf-blindness”. The conference was organized under auspices of Ministry of Education of Slovak Republic. Apart from Slovakia there were speakers from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Germany and Poland.
A meeting at the general bishop’s office in Bratislava has been held between the representatives of the Association of Lutheran pastors (ALP), Council of Bishops and representatives from our partner Pastors’ Associations from Wurttemberg and Thüringen.
„Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.“ (John 14.27) This verse has been the motto of the 9th Gathering of Lutheran Women (GLW) that took place in Levice earlier this month.
Like every year on 3rd May 2012 a commemoration of death of General Milan Rastislav Stefanik in the Evangelical Church in Košariská took place. This year we have commemorated the 93rd Anniversary of his demise.
Rev. Marian Čop was introduced into the office of superintendent of the ECAC in the Czech Republic on Sunday, 29th of April 2012. The service was held in the Church of St. Michal in Jirchářích in Prague. There have been important guests from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany and the USA who were not only clergy but lay as well.
From 12 - 13 May 2012 the 168th festival of Gustav Adolf Werk took place in the northern city of Blexen. Representing our church at this event was Milan Krivda, bishop of the Western District of Evangelical Church of Augsburg Confession.
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Grafické spracovanie:Ladislav Menyhart