20th Anniversary of the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification.
Sunday 16th June 2019 we worshiped with the LWF, representatives of Churches which have joined the Declaration, and the congregation of the Cathedral parish of Saint Pierre.
The full liturgy is available here (bi-lingual PDF, French / English)
The sermon by Emmanuel Fuchs is posted in our sermons section – along with the English text version.
Emmanuel is Pastor of the Cathedral and also President of the Eglise Protestante de Genève (EPG).
1. Thanksgiving for Baptism
2. Welcome by Pastor of the Cathedral, Emmanuel Fuchs
3. Declarations by representatives of those Churches having joined the Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification. (Lutheran World Federation, Roman Catholic Church, World Methodist Conference, World Communion of Reformed Churches, Anglican Communion)
Excerpts from the Doctrine – lighting of five candles symbolize the five Christian Traditions.
The liturgy PDF contains all text of the presentations made in both French and English.
For more depth, please see our post on the Doctrine of Justification, which is available also as an “article” on this site.
Here is a short overview of the Cathedral ceremony by Stéphane Gallay of the LWF:
Please visit the LWF website for more photos and a report of Sunday’s commemoration “A source of hope towards Christian unity”.