Plans for a new Women’s Prayer Group are underway. The first meeting is tentatively scheduled to take place in August. If you are interested, please contact Pastor Emmanuel.
The Second Intercultural Bible Study at the ESG, Querenburger Höhe 287 will have its final session on 14 June, 6:00–7:30 p.m. Come to read with us from the Book of Ruth, and enjoy open conversation and a potluck
After several years’ break due to COVID, the
ECC is once again hosting the traditional
gathering of international congregations in
Bochum tomorrow, Pentecost Monday,
at 11:00 a.m. We request your joyful presence
here in church and at the potluck afterwards!
with audience participation:
the “Original” in Bochum!
10 December 2022
18:30 hrs (6.30 p.m.)
Grabenstr. 9, 44787 Bochum (between Baltz / Saturn)
Choirs, Carols, Making Music Together
An Advent Event with the English-speaking Christian Congregation
On Sunday, November 6., we will once again come together for a Harvest Thanksgiving with auction. Bring lots of family and friends!
The intercultural Bible study on the Book of Jonah will take place at 6:00-7:30 p.m at the ESG (Querenburger Höhe 287) on Oct. 26, Nov. 22, Dec. 14, and Jan. 14.
Ø On Saturday, 26 March at 6 p.m., there will be a benefit concert for Ukraine with pop and classical music in the Johanneskirche (Ennepestr. 15A). The event is hosted by the Projekt.Orchester Bochum. Entrance is free, 3G rules apply.
On Pentecost Sunday, 23 May, our worship also marks the 25th Anniversary of the founding of the English-speaking Christian Congregation (ECC) in 1996. You are invited to wear or show something red (the liturgical colour of Pentecost) for next Sunday’s worship as part of our online celebration.
Holy Week Preachers include Revd Emmanuel Mote-Ndasah of the Presbyterian Church in Cameroon (Palm Sunday, 28 March) and Revd Elungkiebe Zeliang of Zeme Baptist Church, Nagaland, North India (Easter Sunday, 4 April). Please note: clocks are moved forward by one hour in the night from 27 to 28 March!
Creative speaking workshop sessions
Sensible Shoes Book Club session is on Thursday 30th January
Christian Unity Sunday Pastor Mike Kwang-Yul Lee (Düsseldorf) as guest, Chair: International Church Convention Rhineland-Westphalia
12.30 Christmas Pageant, Pauluskirche
Saturday, 7 December at 6 p.m. Advent Sing-along Concert, Pauluskirche
Wednesday, 4 December
6 p.m. ECC Choir practice Pauluskirche
Sunday, 1 December at 10.30 a.m. Isaiah Bible Study #4 Youth Clubroom
Saturday, 30 November 10am to 2pm
Church Music Worldwide, Pauluskirche:
workshop with Roy Siragah from Indonesia
Sunday, 24 November after worship
Annual General Meeting, Upstairs Hall.
The Sensible Shoes Book Club meets for the last time this year on Thursday 21 November, 6.30-8.00pm in the Kirchencafé. Ladies are encouraged to wear Christmas inspired jumpers and bring along Christmas snacks to share on this Christmas themed evening. More info from Jade Ableitner.
A new Bible Study Series exploring passages from the Prophet Isaiah begins on Sunday 10 November. The six sessions leading into Advent will all be held in the Youth Clubroom from 10.30am-12.00 noon. More info from Jade or Jimmy.