Evangelical Supreme Church

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Prussian Union Of Churches - History - Under Nazi Reign - Beginning of The War
... War, male members of the Confessing Church, such as Fritz Müller (member of the second preliminary church executive), were preferently drafted for the army ... of the churches, since the Wehrmacht wanted no activities against pastors of the Confessing Church during the war ... So Gestapo and official church functionaries concentrated on pastors of the Confessing Church, who were not drafted ...
Prussian Union Of Churches - History - Under Nazi Reign - After The November Pogrom
... German Christians, like Bishop Martin Sasse (German) of the Thuringian Evangelical Church, welcomed the pogrom. 1938), the Day of Repentance and Prayer, then celebrated in the Evangelical Church of the old-Prussian Union on the penultimate Wednesday before the new begin of the Evangelical Liturgical year (F ... Ann's Church (Berlin-Dahlem), appealed to the Confessing Church to reject any labelling of Jews, warning that after the labelling of all the Jewish owned shops ...
Prussian Union Of Churches - History - Under Nazi Reign - Government Response To The Schism
... empowered Kerrl to legislate by way of ordinances within the Protestant church bodies, circumventing any synodal autonomy ... The brethren decided not to unite with the official Evangelical Church of the old-Prussian Union, unless the heretic German Christians would quit it ... On 26 September, Confessing synodals from all over the Evangelical Church of the old-Prussian Union convened for the third old-Prussian Synod of Confession in the parish hall of Berlin's Steglitz Congregation ...
Prussian Union Of Churches - History - Into The 1950s
... On 24 February 1950 the Evangelical Supreme Church Council proposed an extraordinary General Synod, which convened on 11–13 December in Berlin ... elected Lothar Kreyssig as chair (praeses) of the synod and voted for a new Church constitution on 13 December, and again in a second meeting on 20 February 1951 ... It transformed the Evangelical Church of the old-Prussian Union (German Evangelische Kirche der altpreußischen Union (ApU/EKapU) into a mere umbrella organisation and did ...

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