7. February 2020

Ulm watched the IJT film at the cinema

An unusual review of the International Youth Convention (IYC) was organized by young people from the church district of Ulm (germany). On Sunday evening, 26 January 2020, they invited to a cinema where the official iyc-film was shown.

13. January 2020

Youth from Israel in Düsseldorf The inverted pilgrimage

One who travels to foreign lands because of their faith is a pilgrim (lat.: peregrinus). While every year thousands of Christians go on a pilgrimage to Israel to visit the stations of Jesus’ life, in May, seven young New Apostolic Christians, their rector and their priest travelled from Israel to...
Jan beim Drehen in der Arena

1. January 2020

Twenty terabyte of film material from the International Youth Convention

All the preparations, the anticipation, the expectations and then - it has come to an end, the International Youth Convention 2019 (IYC). To keep the memory alive for a long time, four camera teams were working at the IYC, trying to be everywhere and to capture the IYC feeling.

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?
Bild von Manfred Antranias Zimmer auf Pixabay

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...
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