EKHN Newsletter Pentecost 2021

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ in our EKHN Partner Churches in Afrika, Asia, Europe and the United States,

In the second year of the pandemic I send you greetings from the Protestant Church in Hesse and Nassau (EKHN), and wish you a blessed Pentecost. We are still learning to deal with home office and video conferencing, hygiene rules and the limitation of close contact. We stream events and continue to practice social distancing. We miss meeting you.

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Wiedervereinigung: vor 30 Jahren Deutschland – Korea hofft noch!

Heute feiern wir in Deutschland 30 Jahre Wiedervereinigung – unsere Partner in Korea haben das damals als großes Hoffnungszeichen empfunden, aber sie warten bis heute darauf! Dazu ein Interview mit Lutz Drescher, der viele Jahre in Korea gelebt hat und die Initiativen zur Wiedervereinigung auf der koreanischen Halbinsel bis heute engagiert begleitet.

Meeting with Asian Partners

For the first time we met in a Video conference with the Asian Partners of EKHN. More than 30 people participated in the meeting: from Seoul over Tomohon, Pematang Siantar, Amritsar, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Melukavumattom to different places in EKHN. We shared the present situation in our different contexts and prayed together …

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TOGETHER – a prayer around the world – today KOREAN

We pray it in the evening, when at 7:30 pm in Germany the bells ring and we light a candle, put it in the window, think of the people worldwide who are suffering from this crisis and fear for their existence. We send the prayer out into the world. Today to our Korean speaking partners asking them to join this action: We may be separated spatially, but we are spiritually united.

More languages are available under the following link: TOGETHER

Erinnern – Mahnen – Verurteilen | Remember – Admonish – Condemn

Am heutigen Internationalen Frauentag wurde das Projekt Friedensstatue in Frankfurt der Öffentlichkeit vorgestellt. Die Statue steht für das Leiden von Menschen weltweit, die sexualisierter Gewalt in Kriegen ausgesetzt waren und sind. Sie mahnt die Rechte von Frauen in Kriegssituationen an.

On today’s International Women’s Day, the Peace Statue project was presented to the public in Frankfurt. The statue stands for the suffering of people around the world who have been and still are exposed to sexualised violence in wars. It admonishes the rights of women in war situations. „Erinnern – Mahnen – Verurteilen | Remember – Admonish – Condemn“ weiterlesen