July/August 2022

Pastor and Mrs. Hartwig left for their furlough in the United States on June 28. They plan to return to Germany on August 31. Pastor Robert Weiss will lead worship for the groups in Germany and Switzerland while the Hartwigs are away. Pastor Weiss can be reached via e-mail at [email protected], by phone to the parsonage at 6732 600 3933, or by phone to his handy at 1512 3181753.

Fall Retreat in Heidelberg

Mark your calendars now for the fall retreat planned for November 4-6 at the Jugendherberge in Heidelberg. We will get more news to you about this in September.

News From Our Worship Groups

Confirmation at Ramstein

Nathan Bessler was confirmed on June 12. He had received confirmation instruction through the pastors at Christ Our Redeemer in El Paso, Texas.

Pictured here are Nathan Bessler and Tim Kassebaum who received the Lord’s Supper for the first time on June 12. TIm had been confirmed on-line with his confirmation class in the US.

Farewell at Ramstein

We bid a fond farewell to the Kassebaums, Paul and Megan and sons Henry and Tim. God’s blessings to them as they transition to life at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland.

Farewell at Vilseck

Farewell and Godspeed to Isaac and Allison Nelson, and Aiden and Olivia. The Nelson’s next posting is at Vicenza, Italy. Also in this photo are Allison’s parents, Pastor Jim and Letty Connell who were visiting.

Wedding in Switzerland

Introducing Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Bachmann. God’s richest blessings to Adelina and Thomas in their new life together.


At the time of this writing, worship in London is scheduled for July 3 and July 31 at Northwood Methodist Church. This may change because of the visa situation for Pastor Hartman. He has been in regular communication with the group. But if you are new to London and planning to worship there in July, please contact Pastor Hartman for current information. ([email protected])

Our Offerings in June.

€140.00 and CHF148.30 were received in basket offerings. €6,734.29 were received as direct deposits.

Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.  And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work. 2 Corinthians 9:7,8


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