Media accreditation opens for Novi Sad General Assembly

16 March, 2018

Media Advisory:

The 2018 Novi Sad General Assembly of the Conference of European Churches will be held from 31 May – 6 June, Novi Sad, Serbia. The event will be addressing the biblical theme “You shall be my witnesses” (Acts 1:8) – exploring the topic of justice, witness and hospitality.

Names of speakers at the General Assembly:

  • Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch and All the East
  • Bishop Petra Bosse-Huber, Evangelical Church in Germany
  • Bishop Irinej of Backa, Serbian Orthodox Church
  • Archbishop Dr Antje Jackelén, Church of Sweden
  • Dr Meletis Meletiadis, President of the Synod of the Greek Evangelical Churches
  • Rev. Luca Negro, President of the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy
  • Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb and Ljubljana, Serbian Orthodox Church
  • Lisa Schneider, Ecumenical Youth Council in Europe
  • Tauri Tölpt, PhD student at the University of Tartu, Estonia, and faculty member at the Chair of Orthodoxy of the Institute of Theology of the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, Church of England

Register for media accreditation here

Please feel free to forward this invitation to other journalists who might be interested.

For more information or media enquiries, please contact:

Henrik Hansson
CEC Communication Coordinator
Tel: +32 2 234 68 42
e-mail: hhansson@cec-kek.be