Europa-Jugendtag 2009

Neuapostolische Kirche - 21. bis 24. Mai 2009 in Düsseldorf

Galeries

05/27/2009: Night of lights VI

The countdown on the screen of the LTU arena continues incessantly. There are only a few seconds until the Night of lights, the highlight of this Friday evening. The stadium tremors. The audience of around 45,000 in the arena are clapping in unison to the EYD song; they start the La Ola wave, they ... more

05/27/2009: Night of lights V

The countdown on the screen of the LTU arena continues incessantly. There are only a few seconds until the Night of lights, the highlight of this Friday evening. The stadium tremors. The audience of around 45,000 in the arena are clapping in unison to the EYD song; they start the La Ola wave, they ... more

05/27/2009: Night of lights IV

The countdown on the screen of the LTU arena continues incessantly. There are only a few seconds until the Night of lights, the highlight of this Friday evening. The stadium tremors. The audience of around 45,000 in the arena are clapping in unison to the EYD song; they start the La Ola wave, they ... more

05/26/2009: Dismantling I

Already as the first participants of the European Youth Day were leaving the LTU arena on Sunday midday after the divine service, the work to dismantle the stands was starting in Hall 6 and the other event halls. Just a few hours later there was not much remaining to remind of this wonderful weekend ... more

05/24/2009: The festive divine service V

The European Youth Day 2009 at its zenith: on Sunday is a festive divine service in the LTU arena in Düsseldorf with Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber. 46,000 New Apostolic Christians and their guests experience fellowship for the last time together here in the programme of the first European Youth ... more

05/24/2009: The festive divine service IV

The European Youth Day 2009 at its zenith: on Sunday is a festive divine service in the LTU arena in Düsseldorf with Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber. 46,000 New Apostolic Christians and their guests experience fellowship for the last time together here in the programme of the first European Youth ... more

05/24/2009: The festive divine service III

The European Youth Day 2009 at its zenith: on Sunday is a festive divine service in the LTU arena in Düsseldorf with Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber. 46,000 New Apostolic Christians and their guests experience fellowship for the last time together here in the programme of the first European Youth ... more

05/24/2009: A flight over the Congress Center II

The Congress Center from a birds eye view – a photograph and film crew had the chance to observe the Congress Center from an interesting perspective. A small aircraft flew, with special permission, from Bottrop to Düsseldorf. You can enjoy seeing the aerial pictures in this gallery. more

05/24/2009: A flight over the Congress Center I

The Congress Center from a birds eye view – a photograph and film crew had the chance to observe the Congress Center from an interesting perspective. A small aircraft flew, with special permission, from Bottrop to Düsseldorf. You can enjoy seeing the aerial pictures in this gallery more

05/24/2009: The festive divine service II

The European Youth Day 2009 at its zenith: on Sunday is a festive divine service in the LTU arena in Düsseldorf with Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber. 46,000 New Apostolic Christians and their guests experience fellowship for the last time together here in the programme of the first European Youth ... more

05/24/2009: The festive divine service I

The European Youth Day 2009 at its zenith: on Sunday is a festive divine service in the LTU arena in Düsseldorf with Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber. 46,000 New Apostolic Christians and their guests experience fellowship for the last time together here in the programme of the first European Youth ... more

05/06/2009: The official EYD song has been chosen

The European Youth Day participants have decided, “Come to my Jesus” is the official EYD song, with which the youth will be greeted at the opening ceremony of the European Youth Day. The composition received 31 per cent of more than 13,396 votes. Its composer is Sigi Hänger from ... more

04/03/2009: Final meeting of the planning team before the European Youth Day

“What is being organised here is gigantic”, pronounced Apostle Franz-Wilhelm Otten, visibly impressed at the final meeting of the planning team before the European Youth Day. The representatives of the European district churches met for the last time together in Düsseldorf on the ... more

04/03/2009: Ansing choir before the decisive general rehearsal

“It sounds simply gigantic when 1,000 youngsters give all they have!” Claudia, from Hamburg, said enthusiastically as she spoke about the LTU arena choir. The district church of North Germany will bring a special stadium choir for the divine service of the European Youth Day. It will lend ... more

12/21/2008: Christmas bazaar in Advent

The youth of the Munich South district in Southern Germany were agreed: we must make a plan to help finance the journey to the European Youth Day in Düsseldorf – the best idea an action plan for each month! No sooner said than done. Promptly at the 1st Advent, the youth of the Giesing ... more

11/19/2008: 179 bottles of freshly-pressed apple juice

Eager anticipation of the awaited European Youth Day next year is increasing throughout Europe. “EYD” fever has also reached Adendorf near Lüneberg in North Germany. To help with the costs for the weekend in Düsseldorf the youth thought up the novel action: selling freshly ... more

11/06/2008: Project choir gets prepared

“Yes! We’re going to perform at the EYD!” said the youth of the district church Sachsen-Thüringen with jubilation when they were told in May 2008 that they could take part as singers in the musical programme of the European Youth Day. With that the intended “Project choir ... more

09/29/2008: Chief Apostle visits event's location

In box 38 of the LTU arena, with a view of the stands and the grass of the stadium, the planning staff met on 25th and 26th September for the third but last time before the event in May 2009. "Now its set in concrete", said Apostle Franz-Wilhelm Otten, business manager of the EJT2009 ... more

09/12/2008: Packed lunches for the European Youth Day

Packed lunches for the European Youth Day 2009 in Düsseldorf? What apparently sounds a little early was really a promotion by the youth from the Cologne congregations Dellbrück, Kalk, Mülheim and Poll (districts of Cologne East, in the district church of North Rhine-Westphalia) to ... more

10/15/2007: Hall 7.0 – Editorial and activity circles

Over the first weekend in October, the youth from all over Germany met in the Ruhr Valley. The occasion: the configuration of the exhibition hall 7.0 for the European Youth Day. According to the guidelines of the Planning Committee, all youth editors from Europe are to have work space and give ... more

09/27/2007: Fourth Meeting of the planning committee

The representatives of the European District Churches met for the fourth meeting of the planning committee for the European Youth Day on 17th and 18th September 2007 – this time in Düsseldorf. In direct neighbourhood of the LTU arena, they discussed issues about budget, general conditions, ... more

09/12/2007: First strategy meeting for a "community portal"

Saturday, September 1st, Heidelberg-Wieblingen congregation: Seven laptops, one video projector and a big table covered with food and drinks along with twelve youth. A LAN-party at church? Or a meeting of skilful web developers? The latter was true, maybe this was the reason that lights were turned ... more

08/14/2007: Meeting of the project groups Contents and Music

686 days prior to the European Youth Day, the project groups CONTENTS and MUSIC met on 5th & 6th July 2007, for their third meeting in Düsseldorf. The representatives from all European District Churches discussed on this occasion, amongst other issues, the concrete allocations of the areas ... more

07/05/2007: Interview with Apostle Krause

Since five weeks the European Youth Day (EYD) has got a „face“: on 21st May the official EYD-website went online and with it also the official logo of this mega-event.The EYD-logo – an orange-coloured cross, circled-in in blue – stirs up the minds as alook ... more

03/30/2007: Third preparatory meeting - Tour of the exhibition area

The European district churches’ 25 representatives working in the European Youth Days’ planning committee, among them nine apostles and six bishops, met for the third time in Dortmund and Düsseldorf at the end of March. They had organisational questions on the agenda on the first ... more

03/30/2007: Third meeting of the European Youth Day 2009 planning committee

The European district churches’ 25 representatives working in the European Youth Days’ planning committee, among them nine apostles and six bishops, met for the third time in Dortmund and Düsseldorf at the end of March. They had organisational questions on the agenda on the first ... more

03/26/2007: The European Youth Day has its own corporation

The New Apostolic Church is planning a European Youth Day for May 2009, at which some 40,000 participants from all over Europe will be expected in Düsseldorf. A limited corporation which was established in Dortmund on Monday, 26 March will now be responsible for the technical and organisational ... more

08/25/2006: Second preparatory meeting in Dortmund

The planning for the European Youth Day 2009 continues: 23 representatives of the nine European New Apostolic district churches met in Dortmund on August 24 and 25. more

03/14/2006: First preparatory meeting in Düsseldorf

The New Apostolic Church is expecting some 50,000 participants in the event of a European youth day in 2009. The event would consist of three days, including a festive divine service with Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber. The representatives in charge of the youth from each of the European District ... more

03/14/2006: First preparatory meeting - Tour of the exhibition area

The New Apostolic Church is expecting some 50,000 participants in the event of a European youth day in 2009. The event would consist of three days, including a festive divine service with Chief Apostle Wilhelm Leber. The representatives in charge of the youth from each of the European District ... more