2013

23.12.2013
Prof. Dr. theol. Frank Mathwig, Senior Officer for Theology and Ethics of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches (FSPC), will join the National Advisory Commission on Biomedical Ethics (NEK) in...

19.12.2013
The “Against mass immigration” initiative is discriminatory, according to a statement issued by the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches (FSPC). It is incompatible with Switzerland’s long...

6.12.2013
On the occasion of Human Rights Day on December 10, the national churches call upon the Swiss population to support persecuted Christians. The churches have launched a petition and are calling upon...

21.11.2013
Today, the Debrecen Reformed Theological University (Hungary) will confer the title of Doctor Honoris Causa upon FSPC President Gottfried Locher. The university is honoring Gottfried Locher’s...

21.11.2013
The Protestant congregation of Chur elected Christina Tuor to head the St. Regula Church project. Starting from early 2014, the habilitated theologian will develop and implement a sustainable church...

13.11.2013
Two of the twelve Christian representatives of the former upper house of the Egyptian Parliament attended the Assembly of Delegates of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches and met with members...

11.11.2013
The Assembly of Delegates of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches meets in Bern, discusses the current status of the consultation process regarding the constitution revision, welcomes SDC...

1.11.2013
Reformation Sunday 2014 will mark the first presentation of the Sermon Award of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches, which is valued at CHF 3,000. All information can be found on www....

29.10.2013
A marketplace introducing new forms of being the living church engaged the FSPC’s combined Women’s and Diaconal Conference on October 28, 2013, in Bern.

9.10.2013
International Congress on the 2017 Reformation Jubilee concludes in Zurich.

6.10.2013
The International Congress on the 2017 Reformation Jubilees starts off in Zurich.

9.09.2013
The Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches presents 10 answers to 10 questions on the significance of Sundays. The free brochure is now available for download at www.sek.ch (in German).

17.06.2013
In the words of the FSPC Assembly of Delegates, the “Declaration on the mutual recognition of baptism” of the Swiss National Ecumenical Council is a strong ecumenical signal.

17.06.2013
The consultation process on the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches constitutional revision is publicly accessible, now through November 30 at www.sek.ch/de/verfassungsrevision (German) or www....

16.06.2013
Today, the Assembly of Delegates of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches adopted a resolution “regarding Christians under threat.” It will now be submitted to the Swiss Federal Council.

12.06.2013
An appeal by the Churches and Religious Communities on Refugee Sunday and Refugee Sabbath, June 15-16, 2013.

4.06.2013
A national Synod, a “Day of the Church” and a new name: The Swiss Protestant Church Federation is sending the draft of a new constitution for consideration.

23.05.2013
FSPC President Gottfried Locher on another solidarity visit in the Middle East – invites Protestant Egyptian senators to Switzerland.

15.05.2013
“10 Questions – 10 Answers” and an in-depth statement against new prenatal tests can now be downloaded and ordered at www.sek.ch.

23.04.2013
FSPC President visits Catholicos Aram I. in Beirut – Head of Armenian Apostolic Church in the Middle East thanks Switzerland for one hundred years of solidarity.

18.04.2013
Church diaconal institutions can play an important role in the way society provides care for the terminally ill, the Diaconal Conference of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches stated in Berne.

8.04.2013
Social work provided by churches in Switzerland – the so-called diaconal services – will be pooled and coordinated on a national level. Supported by an analysis report published this week, a task...

20.03.2013
On March 18, the Women’s Conference of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches met in Berne on the topic of “For Ourselves and for the World: Spirituality for Tomorrow.”

15.03.2013
The Council of the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches FSPC honors the Leuenberg Agreement upon its 40th anniversary.

15.02.2013
As a part of its brochure series “10 Questions – 10 Answers” the Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches responds to the Swiss popular initiative “against rip-offs” and the indirect counterproposal.

15.02.2013
The Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches supports the Federal Council’s Energy Strategy 2050. However, in its draft legislation statement, the FSPC recommends limiting the lifespan of nuclear...

17.01.2013
The Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches recommends the adoption of a referendum against the revision of asylum laws. Refugees must be guaranteed fair asylum procedures.