2012

2012 Conferences, Lectures, Workshops   January 2012 – The Week of Prayers for Unity of Christians:  This ecumenical event was organized by the Polish Ecumenical Council in Wroclaw and involved churches representing different denominations. EST hosted one of the services on January 9.

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May 19 to 27, 2012 – Festival of Protestant Culture: EST organized the fourth edition of the Festival of Protestant Culture in co-operation with Baptist and Pentecostal churches.  The participants included men and women who regularly attend meetings and activities organized by the Academy of Third Age (for seniors).  Three of the events were held on the EST premises.

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September 19 to 21, 2012 – Overseas Council International Institute of Excellence: EST hosted this conference in Wroclaw. Participants came from the US and schools in central and eastern Europe. The title of the conference was ‘Courage to be – Theology in the changing market – Church and theological education in post-communist countries’. More details can be found on the webpage, ‘OCI Institute of Excellence’ under EVENTS.

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September 21 to 26, 2012 – Lower Silesian Science Festival: EST participated in this regional annual event and approximately 250 people visited EST to attend lectures, workshops and meet the EST faculty.

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November 10-18, 2012 – Christianity and Civil Society: EST launched a new program in cooperation with one evangelical church in Wroclaw and the Institute of Politics at the University of Wroclaw. The aim is to show to a wider public the links between Christian convictions of politicians and its relation to their political engagement. The project is designed for students, believers and academic officials.   The first speaker was Harold Martin Lancaster (former U.S. Congressman, lawyer, consultant and internationally recognized educator). He gave three public speeches (at the University of Wroclaw, at EST and at the Foundation of Mutual Respect District in Wroclaw). Polish Christian politicians will be invited to speak at following editions of this program.

News

VII Festival of Protestant Culture „500 Years of Reformation” – Summary

The VII Festival of Protestant Culture – „500 Years of Reformation”, was held in Wroclaw, Poland from May 7-14, 2017. Throughout the week in many places of Wroclaw there were a number of events relating to Protestant heritage, past, present and future. Thousands of people came to these events which were also widely reported in the media.

Reformation 500 Years – Jubilee Worship

On Sunday, May 14, 2017, there was a Jubilee service of the 500 years of the Reformation in the Church of St. Mary Magdalena in Wroclaw. It is the same church where Pastor Johann Hess gave the first Protestant sermon in Wrocław in 1523. Thanks to the hospitality of the parish priest Peter Mikołajczak, Lutherans […]

„Solus Christus” – Lutheran Songs at the National Forum of Music

This concert was very unique. In the evening of May 13, the hall of the National Forum of Music was filled to capacity as the audience listened to 90 minutes of songs about the Savior, Grace and Faithfulness of the Gospel. Also thanks to the Śląsk Song and Dance Ensemble (one of the largest Polish […]

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