Liturgical Consultation 2014

Diversity of Liturgies, Unity of the Church
Liturgical Consultation of CPCE Member Churches

26 to 28 November 2014, Hildesheim, Michaeliskloster

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Morning: Arrival, registration
12:00 noon: Lunch
1:00 p.m.: Opening service with Communion. Sermon: Bishop Ralf Meister, Hanover
2:00 p.m.: Welcome
2:30 p.m.: Opening presentation: Adél Dávid: Liturgical work at CPCE
3:15 p.m.: Coffee break
3:45 p.m.: Short papers: Challenges of liturgical work in the CPCE member churches
6:30 p.m.: Dinner
7:30 p.m.: Exchange in groups
8:30 p.m.: Plenary session
9:00 p.m.: Evening prayer followed by social gathering

Thursday, 27 November 2013

9:00 a.m.: Morning prayer
9:15 a.m.: 1st keynote: Dr. Ralph Kunz: Many services, one church or diversity of liturgies, unity of the church
10:15 a.m.: Coffee break
10:30 a.m.: Exchange in groups on the keynote
12:00 noon: Presentation of the working groups in the plenary (pin boards)
12:15 p.m.: Midday prayer
12:30 p.m.: Lunch
2:00 p.m.: Getting to know the hymn book “Colours of Grace”: multilingual singing
2:30 p.m.: 2nd keynote: Dr. Jochen Arnold: Music – A language of the heart
3:45 p.m.: Coffee break
4:15 p.m.: Workshops
5:45 p.m.: Plenary session: Exchange and questions on 2nd keynote and workshops
6:30 p.m.: Dinner
7.30 p.m.: Plenary session: Statements from three participants: How has our perception of unity and diversity of church services changed over the course of the conference?
8:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m.: Working groups
9:30 p.m.: Cultural or liturgical programme

Friday, 28 November 2014

9:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m.: Working groups (same groups as before)
10:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m.: Plenary session: Short reports from the groups. Conference review and perspectives, participants’ impressions, agreements
10:30 a.m.: Coffee break 1
1:00 a.m.: Closing worship
12: 15 p.m.: Lunch, departure

Conference venue:
Hinter der Michaeliskirche
531134 Hildesheim

For detailed information on how to get there by train or car please visit

For further information and to receive a password for the registration please contact pastor Adél Dávid.
Tel: 00431.479.1523.902
Fax: 00431.479.1523.110

Photo: Adél Dávid, Tallinn/Estland, February 2012

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