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Gesegnete Weihnachten und ein gutes Neues Jahr!

Gesegnete Weihnachten und ein gutes Neues Jahr!

Generalsekretär Mario Fischer und das Team der Geschäftsstelle danken für alle Weihnachtsgrüße aus den Mitgliedskirchen und wünschen ein frohes Weihnachtsfest und alles Gute für 2020! Die Geschäftsstelle bleibt von 23.12.2019 bis 6.1.2020 geschlossen.   A blessed...

Reformationsstädte Europas: Aktivitäten 2020 ff

Reformationsstädte Europas: Aktivitäten 2020 ff

Ab 2020 finden in den Reformationsstädten Europas weitere Aktivitäten zum Jubiläum von Meilensteinen der Reformationsgeschichte statt. Außerdem haben mehrere neue Städte ihr Interesse bekundet, "Reformationsstadt Europas" zu werden (das Verfahren ist weiterhin...

Buch-Paket 2019 komplett/Book package 2019 complete

Buch-Paket 2019 komplett/Book package 2019 complete

Mit der Erscheinung des Leuenberger Texts 16/Kirchengemeinschaft ist das Bücherpaket 2019 komplett, bestehend aus Dokumentationsband der 8. Vollversammlung Basel 2018 Studientext “Pluralität der Religionen” Studientext “Theologie der Diaspora” Lehrgesprächsergebnis...

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The CPCE is the umbrella organisation of the protestant churches. 94 lutheran, methodist, reformed and united churches from over thirty countries in Europe and South America belong to it. With that the CPCE represents altogether around 50 million Protestants.

The CPCE exists thanks to the Leuenberg Agreement of 1973. It concluded: churches are allowed to be different because they appeal to the Gospel as their common basis. That sounds simple, but has far-reaching consequences: since then a lutheran minister can preach from a reformed pulpit or a French minister lead a congregation in Germany.

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Gesegnete Weihnachten und ein gutes Neues Jahr!

Gesegnete Weihnachten und ein gutes Neues Jahr!

Generalsekretär Mario Fischer und das Team der Geschäftsstelle danken für alle Weihnachtsgrüße aus den Mitgliedskirchen und wünschen ein frohes Weihnachtsfest und alles Gute für 2020! Die Geschäftsstelle bleibt von 23.12.2019 bis 6.1.2020 geschlossen.   A blessed...

About us

The CPCE is the umbrella organisation of the protestant churches. 94 lutheran, methodist, reformed and united churches from over thirty countries in Europe and South America belong to it. With that the CPCE represents altogether around 50 million Protestants.

The CPCE exists thanks to the Leuenberg Agreement of 1973. It concluded: churches are allowed to be different because they appeal to the Gospel as their common basis. That sounds simple, but has far-reaching consequences: since then a lutheran minister can preach from a reformed pulpit or a French minister lead a congregation in Germany.

European Cities of the Reformation

The “European Cities of the Reformation” is a project to strengthen the partnerships between the European churches and their towns and cities as they celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The scheme promotes the vibrant interaction of art, culture and spirituality and encourages historical adventures and tourism in the towns and cities where the Reformation evolved.

The CPCE awarded participating towns and cities the title “European City of the Reformation” and right to use the official emblem and a joint media campaigns to publicise the full range of activities.

General Assembly Basel 2018

A Guide to the Ethics of Reproductive Medicine

The progress of reproductive medicine and its possibilities have raised hopes and expectations as well as concerns in our societies and churches in recent decades. And the outcome of the possible developments cannot be foreseen yet. The CPCE believes that the time has come to identify the mutual Protestant reasoning in this discussion.

The CPCE is aware that the medical technological possibilities will progress further. The Guide is not the final word. But it offers a fundamental and manifold guide for a common Protestant orientation at the European level. It invites and encourages the Member Churches to work further on these questions in their specific contexts.