25.11.2016
The new “Swiss Diaconal Conference” will take over the responsibilities of the German Swiss Diaconal Conference (DDK) in the area of occupational training and professional development. During an assembly held November 24 in Aarau, the delegates of the Diaconal Conference discussed the DDK...
24.11.2016
Professional confidentiality in pastoral care ensures a safe space for people to talk about private matters. This poses both an opportunity and a challenge, and can even become a burden for those providing pastoral care. How can they deal with this situation? The book Dem Anvertrauten Sorge tragen...
23.11.2016
On Tuesday, the President of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches (FSPC) and the Community of Protestant Churches in Europe (CPCE), Gottfried Locher, opened the “3rd Conference for Maintaining the Presence of Christian Minorities in the Middle East.” Locher emphasized his appreciation for...
16.11.2016
The National Diaconal Conference of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches (FSPC), has been active since 1985 including its predecessor organization, convened for its final meeting in Bern on November 15. The conference will become part of a national “Swiss Diaconal Conference”, which will be...
14.11.2016
The Institute for Theology and Ethics (ITE) of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches presents its first study, titled “Sola lectura? Current challenges of reading from a Protestant perspective.” The transdisciplinary cooperative effort of the expert commission founded in 2014 opens up new...
09.11.2016
The member churches of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches (FSPC) met November 7-8, 2016, at Bern City Hall for their Fall Assembly of Delegates. The 67 Delegates made some groundbreaking decisions for the time following the Reformation celebrations.