“On the road home: How to journey safely” 11 -14 June 2019

The General Assembly of the European Evangelical Alliance is a place to connect and to be equipped. It is a platform where general secretaries, affiliate members and chairs of Hope for Europe networks bond, connect, find better synergy of how to support one another and profit from each other.

Bible study, thematic lectures, fellowship, sharing from the regions, connecting with EEA and its partners and staff will be in line with the theme ‘On the road home: How to journey safely’.

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During this General Assembly we will focus on us as Europeans and focusing on the message of the gospel. We will address not only our longing for safety but also our concerns about the Europe in which we are living. We will talk about the reasons (real or perceived) that cause Europeans to feel unsafe in their own countries and continent, and we will attempt to unmask these concerns and challenge them in the light of the Bible. We want to encourage the Church to look at its own “fears” and concerns; to overcome them with love; to find refuge and safety in God and then to reach out with the message of hope and love to all who live on this continent.

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We will build on the Hope Event in Tallinn: The goal is to pray and think through these topics and come up with questions and answers which include National EAs, Affiliates and Networks. We want to see even more joint ideas being born and new partnerships established which play on the strength of the different participants involved in this General Assembly.

On Wednesday afternoon, 12 June, we will celebrate the official handover of the General Secretary of the German Evangelical Alliance. After over 30 years Hartmut Steeb passes on the baton to Reinhardt Schink.

Important! Please note: If you need a visa letter, please inform the EEA Office immediately and send a copy of your passport to . Most importantly we need your name, surname, date of birth, country of birth, passport number and passport expiry date. The EEA Office will issue visa letters on this basis. Thanks!

Programme 2019

Please note that the programme starts on Tuesday, 11 June, at 5:30 pm and ends on Friday, 14 June, at lunch time (around 1:30 pm)!

Please click on the programme overview on the right to access a scalable PDF file showing the current state of the GA programme.

Connie Duarte is Vice-Chair of the European Evangelical Alliance. more

Dr. Kostake Milkov is a Theologian, public speaker, essayist, and a writer. more

Peter Strauch is a renowned book author and wrote numerous songs. more 

Rev. Dr. Frank Hinkelmann directed OM’s ministry in Europe from 2008-2017. more

Thomas Bucher is General Secretary of the European Evangelical Alliance since September 2013. more

Helen Sworn oversees and leads the global vision and strategy of Chab Dai. more 

Anne Lise Søvde Valle is National Director of NORME, the Norwegian Council for Mission and Evangelization. more

Arie de Pater works as EEA’s Brussels Representative Office. more

Julia Doxat-Purser is EEA’s Socio-political Representative & Religious Liberty Coordinator. more

Helen Calder is the author of the Helen’s Headlines website www.helensheadlines.net more

Beatrice de Graaf (via video) is professor of History of International Relations & Global Governance at Utrecht University. more

Call to Action 2019

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