Church, Parish

A Piece of Heaven

On Saturday, May 10, people of all nations and colors filled the city of Biel. The most varied cultures and languages met at the AGiK Celebration 2014 of the SEA Intercultural Working Group (AGiK) to celebrate God together and experience a piece of heaven on earth. At the same time, the general assembly of SEA and the Réseau évangélique suisse RES took place. The Résau évangelique suisse RES officially accepted AGiK as a working group on that day.  Thus, AGiK has now become a national ...

 

Interactive Map of the MEOS Centre for Asylum and Migration

Map with Asylum Centres and Christian Support Offers A service of the MEOS Centre for Asylum and Migration. Because there are asylum-seekers housed in every Swiss community, the map does not display that in great detail, otherwise the map would be too cluttered.   Legend: - Yellow house: Government reception and processing centre/under government supervision - Yellow sign: Transit centre - Yellow pin: Emergency accommodations - Yellow marker: Asylum housing - Blue pin: Christian support ...

 

A Church Changes Its Thinking

Even Christians are sometimes prejudiced against people from other cultures. Two churches in Burgdorf and Hindelbank have been prompted by this fact to transmit the biblical view on this topic in a 10-part sermon series. The result is a new attitude toward migrants in the towns. Matthias Wenk, pastor of the free church BewegungPlus in Burgdorf and Hindelbank spoke about the project and its effects at the Agik Forum on April 30, 2011 in Hägendorf. The ...