Category Archives: News from the Diocese

Bishop Robert’s Christmas Message

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2020 In one of our best-loved carols, Christina Rossetti situates the birth of Jesus ‘in the bleak midwinter’. She paints a severe and freezing manger scene, with howling wind and deep snow. She represents the frosted earth and … Continue reading

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Pan diocesan service – 30.11.20

‘Journeying into Advent with Mark’ A Service of Meditations for the Beginning of Advent Monday, 30 November 2020 – 18:00 CET (17:00 GMT) Led by Rt Rev’d Dr Robert Innes Reflections by Dr Clare Amos (Director of Lay Discipleship, Diocese … Continue reading

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Bishop’s Advent Appeal 2020

Covid-19 Support to the Anglican Communion The COVID-19 pandemic has hurt communities throughout the world. Many communities are not equipped with even the most basic of hygiene and sanitation facilities, and lockdown measures have increased economic hardship in the poorest … Continue reading

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Racial Justice – Breathing Life Report

dear browsers and readers the violent events and demonstrations around racial differences seem a long way back in the summer now and as ever other news events have taken their place but the effect of racial differences for individuals and … Continue reading

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Celebrating God’s Creation

‘Jubilee for the Earth’ – A Service to Mark Creationtide Led by Rt Rev’d Robert Innes and Rt Rev’d David Hamid Preacher – Rt. Rev’d Nicholas Holtam – Bishop of Salisbury and the Church of England’s lead bishop on environmental … Continue reading

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Praying together Across Europe for Racial Justice

Bishop Robert and Bishop David offer  “An invitation to come together  for prayer, scripture, silence of 8 minutes and 46 seconds, and blessing, in solidarity with BAME communities around the world. This will be a brief service (15 minutes) Friday … Continue reading

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No Church on Sunday… due to Corona Virus prevention measures

In line with decisions made by local German churches (EKD and RC and OC), as well as other Diocese in Europe chaplaincies and following the recommendation by senior diocesan staff: we are suspending all public worship with immediate effect. In … Continue reading

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CAECG meeting, this week in Stuttgart

#reflectionsforthisweek A week ago Sunday our readings invited us to reflect on the gift, exercise and calling to offer ‘Hospitality’. The timing of which I found pertinent, given that we are about to host and cater for the CAECG from … Continue reading

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Letter from Andrew Caspari regarding the Diocese and Brexit

Brexit letter to Clergy and Wardens 09th April 2019 

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Bishop Robert’s Lent Appeal

Lent Appeal 2019 (003) Lent Appeal 2019 Lent Appeal 2019 Supplementary

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