Being church together in a pandemic
The text “Being Church Together in a Pandemic – Reflections from a Protestant Perspective” offers guidance from a Protestant perspective on ethical issues arising from the corona pandemic or accentuated under these conditions. It has been published as an edition of CPCE’s magazine focus and contains an executive summary, the full text and examples from practice in the member churches.
You can download the CPCE’s statement on corona in English in PDF format here. To order the printed version in edition no. 29 of the magazine focus free-of-charge, in either English or German, please email presse(at)leuenberg.eu (citing your postal address and the number of copies you require in which language).
The conference on “What can be learned from Corona?” took place 17-19 March 2021:
- Conference Report (Deutsche Version, version française)
- Conference flyer
- News release covering the conference (Deutsche Version)
- Lecture by Prof Ulrich Körtner, Vienna (Deutsche Version, version française)
A follow up conference took place in Rome in October 2021. How can the churches be active in their respective societies, especially when it comes to those who need it most? This was considered the most important aspect in the aftermath of the pandemic. To get over the crisis is not enough!
- Here you will find two videos in regards to the conference
- Theological impacts of the pandemic, by Christophe Chalamet
The CPCE is conducting its deliberations and activities addressing the corona pandemic under the banner: God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and consideration (2 Timothy 1:7).
Being Church Together in a Pandemic – Reflections from a Protestant Perspective
(CPCE focus 29)
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