Rev. Dr. theol. Dr. h.c. Gottfried Locher

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  • The President represents the FSPC and its member churches vis-à-vis church organizations and political committees on a national and an international level. He presides over the work of the council.

Curriculum Vitae

  • Synodal council member, Reformed Churches Berne-Jura-Solothurn (2008-2010)
  • Director of the Institute for Ecumenical Studies at Freiburg University (2006-2010)
  • President of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches Europe (2002-2005)
  • Head of FSPC External Relations Department (2001-2005)
  • Executive Representative for Ecumenical Matters (1999-2001)
  • Pastor of Swiss Churches in London (1994-1999)

Presentations, Speeches and Transcripts of Past Events

  • Wandlung. Das Problem. Von der Bedeutung des letzten Abendmahls für die Ökumene. Speech at the conference “Ökumene: wohin?” Aufbruch - Hoffnung für Gegenwart und Zukunft in Bern, November 8, 2012
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  • Council President’s Address at the Kirchenpflege-Forum of the Reformed Church of Zurich, September 8, 2012
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  • Council President’s Address at the Assembly of Delegates in Aarau, June 17 -19, 2011
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  • Council President’s Address at the Synod of the Protestant-Reformed Church of Canton Neuenburg, August 24, 2011
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  • Council President’s Address at the Assembly of Delegates in Lausanne, June 19-21, 2011
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  • Gottfried Locher’s address on at the Episcopal Consecration of Mgr Felix Gmür, January 16, 2011, in Olten
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