Germany Episcopal Area

General Agencies
In the Chapel of Reconciliation at the Berlin Wall Memorial, tour guide Christiane Schmidt (right) explains to those gathered how the altarpiece from the original Church of Reconciliation was damaged when the building was blown up by the East German government in 1985. The piece survived the demolition and now hangs in the new chapel. Bishop Rosemarie Wenner of Germany (left) looks on. Photo by Klaus U. Ruof, UMNS.

Berlin trip opens eyes, ears of Church and Society board

Tour of reconciliation chapel at the site of the former Berlin Wall leaves a lasting impression.
Local Church

Thriving Munich church fills new building

A thriving United Methodist Church in Munich, Germany, is filling a brand-new building with children’s programs and activities that bring 500 to 600 people to the church each week.
General Church
A view of the Berlin Wall on the former east side at the Berlin Wall Memorial Bernauer Strasse. The United Methodist Board of Church and Society met in Berlin March 15-18. Photo by the Rev. Klaus U. Ruof.

Church and Society considers migration, justice

The United Methodist Board of Church and Society considers global migration, Social Principles revision and more at spring meeting in Berlin.
Church Growth

Vitality takes many forms in German churches

Churches in Germany are providing sanctuary, classes and programs — outreach benefiting the churches, not just refugees and migrants.

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