American and Foreign Christian Union

Connecting Friends and Alumni to our partner churches

The American and Foreign Christian Union (AFCU) is a US-based 501(c)(3) organization that supports the American Church in Paris, the American Church in Berlin, and the Vienna Community Church. Focusing primarily on alumni and friends of these churches, the AFCU manages endowment funds to support these churches, stimulates donations to grow these funds, and offers consultation and direct support to assist these churches in their operations.

Connecting Our Churches and Friends Around the World

Ted Zeiman

Welcome to our website.

For more details on the mission and history of the AFCU, please click on the ABOUT US link above. The AFCU publishes THE BRIDGE newsletter three times a year. This newsletter updates its readers on AFCU activities and contains articles of interest about our partner churches.  Issues of the newsletter may be obtained at the AFCU NEWS link above.

If you wish to contribute to the AFCU for supporting the ministries of the American Church in Paris, the American Church in Berlin, and/or the Vienna Community Church, you may mail your contributions to our treasurer or use PayPal to make your payment.  Please see the SUPPORT THE AFCU link above.

If you are visiting Berlin, Paris or Vienna and your schedule permits, plan on worshiping at the American Church in Berlin, the American Church in Paris or the Vienna Community Church.  The websites for these churches may be found by clicking on their pictures below.

Thank you for your interest.

Ted Ziemann
President, AFCU

Latest News

The Bridge – December 2018

    Highlights from the latest edition of the Bridge include: 1. AFCU President Ted Ziemann’s introduction celebrates the Christmas Season and the progress of our Churches. 2. You are invited to the AFCU meeting and Alumni events in Paris, France, hosted by the American Church. 3. Senior Pastor Scott Herr talks about the resilience […]

December 14, 2018

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

The Board & Members of the American & Foreign Christian Union would like to wish all our Church Members, Alumnae and Donors a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for 2019. We look to working with you all next Year and hope to welcome many of you in Paris in May 2019. Please use […]

December 6, 2018

AFCU Spring meeting & Alumni event Paris 2019

If you are in Paris 16th to 19th May 2019 why not join us at ACP for the AFCU meeting & Alumni event. Please Email Kris Richardson if you are interested in attending.

November 9, 2018