11. December 2019

53 phrases for the desk

"Seek God not in heaven, but in your neighbor." Or: "Here I am, Or: "No wine, no party" - these are some of 53 phrases from the spiral stand-up display "Here I am" and the corresponding theme cards. The set wants to keep the contents and emotions of the International Youth Convention alive among...
Blick in den Fotografenraum

4. June 2019

The digital IYC: Social media at the IYC

Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, WhatsApp: These media were used by almost all participants of the youth convention and many of those who stayed at home during the IYC to inform themselves and others about what was going on. Who puts texts, pictures and videos online?
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4. June 2019

Need for improvisation: with baby at the Youth Convention

He was baptized on Sunday, four days later he was at the IYC: At three months Rouven is one of the youngest IYC participants.

3. June 2019

No IYC without them: the helpers

They cleared away empty water bottles, pointed participants in the right direction or greeted hungry young people with a warm “Good morning!” Without youth, there wouldn’t have been an IYC, but it wouldn’t have been possible without the helpers either.

1. June 2019

In the morning at 6 o'clock in Germany - the small breakfast

When I told my friends about my topic for this article, I received the same reaction every time: "6 o'clock? Would there already be breakfast?” But I'm even more interested in who voluntarily eats breakfast at this time of day on Saturday morning.

1. June 2019

The Church between the cultures

How much religion does the world need? How much congregation does belief need? And how much unity does the Church need? Answers were given in a panel discussion with the Chief Apostle at the IYC—and they are even correlated.

1. June 2019

The green route or: A path becomes a topic of conversation

Green is hope - they say. But sayings are obviously not what they used to be, because what does the longest route to the arena have to do with hope except perhaps that the weather will hold or that the sneakers will withstand all of this? Many IYC participants, who were assigned to the green...

1. June 2019

Night-time operation: Why a sleeping hall has been evacuated

Some young people had already nestled to their sleeping bags on Friday night, when they were woken up suddenly: Someone had smelled smoke in hall 14, the fire brigade had been alerted. They gave the instruction to evacuate the hall immediately. But the matter cleared up quickly ...

1. June 2019

From the dormitory – a self-test

There are three types of youth: Those who do not question sleeping in the hall at all and those who book a hotel room. And then there's me: the sceptic who ended up here nevertheless. Why actually?

31. May 2019

Why is this taking so long? The quickest way to get to eat

Was war bei den meisten Teilnehmern der erste Gedanke am Donnerstag nach den Gottesdiensten? Richtig, Hunger. Die Folge des Massenandrangs war, dass Halle vier sehr schnell voll war und geschlossen wurde, und wenig später dann Halle 3. Mancher Teilnehmer musste sich dann von sonstigen Snacks und...
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