Christmas Eve is a family day. This year, the start of the Christmas holidays also falls on a Sunday. The Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches strongly believes that shops should be closed on this day.
Consultation response by the officially recognized churches on Tax Reform Proposal 17
A new comprehensive work on the Reformation in Switzerland has now been published for the first time in nearly 40 years. Published by TVZ, the book provides for a regionally differentiated view of the Swiss Reformation, a movement that would become one of Switzerland’s most influential exports over...
The plenary assembly of the Swiss Diaconal Conference elected Aargau Church Council member Beat Maurer to head its Executive Committee. The delegates also elected four other committee members and deliberated on an agreement on social-diaconal services.
The member churches of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches (FSPC) held its Autumn Assembly of Delegates at Bern’s Town Hall on November 6 and 7, 2017. The 66 delegates were provided information about the last projects to mark the 500th Reformation Anniversary at the national level. They...
The Council of Swiss Interchurch Aid (SIA) has elected a new president. At its Autumn Assembly of November 6, 2017, the members of the Assembly of Delegates of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches (FSPC) elected Walter Schmid to the post. Jean-Luc Dupuis and Michèle Künzler were newly...
Over 4700 young people from all across Switzerland travelled to Geneva last weekend for the Reformaction youth festival from November 3-5 to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
The history of children in homes and forced labor is a dark chapter in Swiss history. A large number of children and adolescents suffered from exploitation and abuse. The book Heim- und Verdingkinder: Die Rolle der reformierten Kirchen im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert, recently published by TVZ, is a...