Church News


News from the American Church in Berlin

At long last, the long-anticipated day has come. It is with great joy and eagerness that the American Church in Berlin this week welcome Rev. Dr. Mari L. Thorkelson, to Berlin. The Board of AFCU also welcome Rev. Dr. Mari L. Thorkelson, & Pat to our Church family. May your time amongst us be blessed by […]


ACB Call Letter

Dearest Friends in Christ, Yes, in the meantime, the Letter of Call as an ELCA, Global Mission Associate assigned to ACB has been sent to Rev. Dr. Mari L. Thorkelson, accepted and will soon be finalized with God’s continued Grace and leading! Hallelujah! Thank you for your continued support and prayers during this process as we prepare the […]


VCC Spring Congregational Meeting

The VCC Spring Congregational Meeting was held on Sunday 6 May 2018 in the VCC Fellowship Hall, immediately following the Sunday worship service. The primary purpose of this meeting was the election of the new VCC Board 2018-2019. A description of the new Board members and Fellowship Coordinator is in the June Edition of the […]


Luther – 500 Year Celebration

#ACBLuther500:  Tim’s Internship Project Weekend Excursion to Worms, Germany July 1-2, 2017 My internship project continues as I offer Luther-Reformation Excursions over the summer.  Our final excursion will be to take an overnight trip to visit our good friends Dietrich and Sisil in Worms, Germany.  There are a few towns significant to Martin Luther’s life; […]


Organ Phase 2

Phase Two of our ACB organ renovation should be finished this June. Our contracted organ restorer, Herr Truthmann of Frankfurt/Oder, will work on the following elements: Action (Traktur), Pipes (Pfeifenwerk), Intonation and voicing (Intonation/Stimmung). He is also adding another string toned stop that is presently missing from our organ and will give it more versatility. […]

1 2 3