During the season of Advent in a year that has been very challenging for all of us, the EBF suggested that churches might like to invite preachers from other countries to share the Word of God with them online.
Earlier in the year, EBF partners came together in conjunction with the Baptist Forum for Aid and Development (BFAD) to support COVID-19 relief efforts for the most vulnerable across the EBF region, specifically in Lebanon, Greece, and Turkey. Since then, each of these three contexts have experienced additional tragedy on top of the pandemic.
This week the UK Government has published a ‘Declaration of Humanity’ by Faith and Belief Leaders in the UK, to condemn all forms of sexual violence, to urge that survivors of such abuse are given a voice and to ensure that perpetrators are brought to justice.
The Baptist Brotherhood of Ukraine celebrated two special events at the end of October. Two Baptist churches in the Donetsk area – Umanske settlement and Pokrovsl town – were opened … during the seventh year of the conflict.
Bible reflection by EBF President Meego Remmel at EBF Online on 24 September 2020
Together with the European ecumenical community we invite you to celebrate the Season of Creation from 1 September – 4 October, and 1 September as the Day for Creation.
22 August is designated by the United Nations General Assembly as the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief. On this day, we remember those who have been targeted simply because of their religious belief.
The massive blast that took place at the port of Beirut late in the afternoon of Wednesday, August 4th left an important part of the city laying in apocalyptic ruin. The rumble of the explosion was felt all the way to Cyprus.
The EBF Executive took the decision to cancel the planned EBF Council meeting in St Petersburg, Russia from 23-26 September 2020 and move it online.
The EBF has learned that our beloved brother and former EBF General Secretary, Knud Wümpelmann, passed into the nearer presence of the Lord on 2nd June, 2020. He was aged 97.