The highest representatives of Christian Churches met at the Hotel Devin on 22nd March 2013 to exchange information and opinion/suggestions on some important issues of common interest.
The President of the Slovak Republic Ivan Gašparovič during his official visit in Hungary put a wreath to the plaque of the evangelic pastor, a poet and a linguist Ján Kollár placed on the front of Luther House on Rakoczi Street in Budapest. It was unveiled in December 2012.
The General Bishop Miloš Klátik participated in the CEC Preparatory meeting for the 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches. It was organized by the Church and Society Commission of the Conference of European Churches in Brussels on 27 – 28 February 2013.
The relatives, representatives of the Evangelical Church of Augsburg Confession (ECAC) in Slovakia, the representatives of the Evangelical Theological Faculty of Comenius University in Bratislava, many clergymen and clergywomen, brothers and sisters in Faith from the whole Slovakia gathered on the funeral ceremony of Dr. Ján Greššo, which was held on 23rd February 2013 at 11 o`clock at the Evangelical church on Panenská Street in Bratislava.
The book Confessio Augustana is exibited in the museum in Rimavská Sobota. It is a very rare book declaring the principles of the protestant religious learning of Lutherans which was published in German in Norinberg in 1567.
On February 7-9, 2013 there was a celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Slovak nation`s significant personality Samuel Tomašik. The celebration began in Gemerska Teplica (his birthplace) on Thursday, continued on Friday with the conference in Chyžné and culminated on Saturday with worship, where the general Bishop was preaching (rediffusion by STV).
On 29th January 2013 the General Bishop of the Evangelical Church A. C. (ECAC) in Slovakia and the Chairman of the Ecumenical Council of Churches in Slovakia (ECC) Miloš Klátik met with the Chairman of the Bishops Conference in Slovakia (BCS) and the Metropolitan of the Roman-Catholic Church in Slovakia Stanislav Zvolenský at the Archbishop`s Office.
On January 21-22, 2013 there was the annual session of the Gustav-Adolf-Werk`s Alliance in Bad Herrenalb, to which the General Bishop of the ECAC in Slovakia Miloš Klátik was invited.
On the occasion of the Week of Prayers for Christian Unity this year`s ecumenical worship was on 20th January 2013 in the Evangelical Church A. C. in Bratislava - Prievoz. Christians of several denominations associated in the Ecumenical Council of Churches (ECC) in Slovakia participated – its members and observers.
On 17th – 18th January 2013 there was the second meeting of the International preparatory committee for 9th Gathering of Christians 2014. It will be held in Wrocław, Poland on July 4-6, 2014.
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Grafické spracovanie:Ladislav Menyhart