In a festive divine service on 30th July, Sh Wolfgang Ade retired from his active duty in the ministerial service. Born 1947 in Germany the medical doctor by profession, was ordained Subdeacon in 1969. This is 48 years ago. Following year he made a commitment to the Deacon Ministry. He moved to Japan in 1981 and got married. Ap. Erwin Wagner from Canada entrusted him the Priest’s ministry in 1983 and ever since 2008 he serves as Shepherd and National Rector and thus representative of the New Apostolic Church in Japan. Almost half a century in the Lord’s service. Continue reading
This year’s second edition of our worldwide congregation magazine is available. Download from this website, get hard copy in your congregation. The publication of the New Apostolic is a very informativ read. Spiritual topics are covered, soul care, doctrine explained, stories concerning our faith, news and most importantly the Chief Apostle’s proclamation of the living word. Even a children section and pictorial of our activities in South East Asia are not missing. Your feed back is appreciated.
Now to our God and Father be glory forever and ever. Amen (Philippians 4:20) The Apostle Paul said “NOW”. Praise and worship is the essential task of all Christians and also today, this call is for “NOW”
Let us join together in this effort and allow the Holy Spirit to guide us so that we may all glorify our God and Father with one mind and one mouth. (Romans 15:6)
“The Bridegroom comes …”
On December 18th the Tama congregation held its Christmas concert that has almost become a tradition. The programme comprised two classical flute pieces, traditional Christmas songs, Japanese folk songs, children songs and a rendering of “The Bridegroom comes” by a young deacon from Argentine. The chapel was seated to capacity. When a children group sang, “ …i am praying for tomorrow” the hearts of the participants were touched especially.