Ministry of Interior Affairs of the Slovak Republic announced that the Coat of Arms of ECAC’s congregation in Skalica has been registered in the Heraldic registry of Slovak Republic.
The Congregation of Slovak Lutherans in Prague was left without pastor after the former pastor Dusan Tillinger moved to Canada. On 5th of February 2012 a new pastor – Marian Cop has been installed into the position of the pastor for this congregation.
An installation service was held on Sunday the 29th of January in Cesky Tesin, Czech Republic. Bishop of Silesian Evangelical Church of Augsburg Confession in Czech Republic, Jan Waclawek was installed into his position. The act of installation was carried out by bishops Pietak, Volny, Samiec and Klatik.
Ecumenical service was organized during The Week of Prayers for Unity of Christians. This year the service took place on 22nd of January 2012 at the Orthodox church of St. Paul in Trebisov. The service was composed around 1 Cor 15, 51-58:
Ambassador of Germany in Slovakia Dr. Axel Hartmann visited the General Bishop’s Office in Bratislava on 17th of January 2012. Mr. Hartmann together with general bishop Klatik and director Vagasky carried on with a meeting.
A training conference for the employees of ECAC in Slovakia took place in the international evangelical youth center ICHTYS in Velky Slavkov on 21st of January 2012. The theme topic of the training was „Support of Missionary Activities“. Dr. Silke Lechner, project manager of the DEKT (Deutsche Evangelische Kirchentag), was supervising the training.
The chairman of the Slovak National Council, Pavol Hrusovsky met with the representants of churches and registered religious groups.
At a church of ECAC in Slovakia on 15th of January 2012 people gathered to commemorate 200th anniversary of D.G. Lichard’s birth.
Our theological collage of the Comenius philosophical university has placed first in the evaluation of the Academical ranking and rating agency (ARRA) among seven other theological collages.
Board of ECAC and Conference of bishops of ECAC in Slovakia has attended the State awards ceremony on 3. of January 2012.
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Grafické spracovanie:Ladislav Menyhart