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Evangelische Kirche von Kurhessen-Waldeck
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Evangelical Church of Kurhessen-Waldeck
EKKW
Wilhelmshöher Allee 330
34131 Kassel
Germany (Europe)
Telephone: +49 561 93780
Fax: +49 561 93784-400
Email: landeskirchenamt@ekkw.de
Address-No.: 12118 / 6210

Information in the internet:

URL: http://www.ekkw.de
Languages of the website: German

At the time of the Reformation the Landgrave of Kurhessen also took responsibility for church affairs. In 1529 Prince Philip sought to unify the opposing streams of the Reformation by arranging for conversations on the understanding of the Lord’s Supper in Marburg. In the 17th and 18th centuries many Huguenots found refuge in Kurhessen, and in the 19th century the ground was laid for the coexistence of the Luth and Ref confessions in a united church. The close relations with the state ended after World War I; the church was given the freedom to constitute itself independently from the state. In 1924 the constitution for the Evangelical Landeskirche Hessen-Cassel was adopted. Ten years later the area of Waldeck was joined to the territory of the Landeskirche. From a confessional point of view the Evangelical Church of Kurhessen-Waldeck is a united church.
 

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Statistic data of church

Members
total: 1022088
Parishes
(conventionally): 971
house fellowships
(Number of growing parishes): 0
Ordained clergy
total: 708
 
women´s ordination
Elders/Presbyters
total: 0
Deacons
total: 0
  deacons available
Missionaries
total: 0
 
missionaries working abroad
 

Missionary institutions:

Baptismal practise
infant and believer´s baptism
Godparents
No information about godparents
Lord's Supper
Frequency per annum: 8
Newspapers/ Periodicals
no information about publication of magazines
Theological training facilities

 
Number: 0

Schools providing general education
other schools
Founded in
1924
Organizational structures
United (Congregation, 28 Districts, 4 region Classes, Synod)
Official languages
  • German
Confessions
  • Apostles´ Creed
  • Confessio Augustana (1530)
  • Nicene Creed (381)
Partner churches
Association

International assiciations

National assiciations

Members and partners:

 

last update: 04.02.2005
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