Workshops Seminars Consultations

On this site the EBF member bodies are invited to share information about the workshops / seminars / consultations assisting their churches to address the issues of the refugee/migration crisis, and in which participants from other countries are welcome to take part. Please send information about such events organised by your Union/Association to helle(at)ebf.org and it will posted here within a couple of days.

Workshops / Seminars / Consultations


“Erste Hilfe Trauma”
“First Aid for traumatized refugees”
Organiser: the Academy of the Union of Evangelical Free Churches (Baptists) in Germany
A short introduction for church members dealing with refugees who show signs of trauma. How to understand, how to react, where to transfer, how to keep your own inner stability, etc.Workshop will be held in German, English translation will be provided if needed.
Time and place: Saturday, December 12, 2015, Hannover
Furhter information: Thomas Klammt, TKlammt(at)baptisten.de

Consultation on Church for the Arabic speaking refugees
Organiser: the Academy of the Union of Evangelical Free Churches (Baptists) in Germany
A one-day networking consultation for those who are welcoming Arabic speakers in their churches. How to handle language issues, find material, how to communicate with Muslims, how to help Muslim background believers in the church, etc.
Consultation will be held in German, English translation will be provided if needed.
Time: Planned for February 2016
Furhter information: Thomas Klammt, TKlammt(at)baptisten.de

Intercultural Competence
Organiser: the Academy of the Union of Evangelical Free Churches (Baptists) in Germany
A weekend-seminar for people who want to improve their competence in intercultural communication, understanding and cooperation.
Prof. Andrea Klimt, Thomas Klammt, Carlo Riva
Seminar will be held in German, English translation will be provided if needed.
Place and Time: April 8-10, 2016, Dorfweil
Furhter information: Thomas Klammt, TKlammt(at)baptisten.de

Refugee Help
Organiser: the Academy of the Union of Evangelical Free Churches (Baptists) in Germany
A one-day consultation for all those involved in refugee help in our churches and communities; for networking, workshopping and praying; with input from Peter Jörgensen, the “lobbyist” at the German government and parliament.
Consultation will be held in German, English translation will be provided if needed.
Plase and Time: April 23, 2016, Erfurt
Furhter information: Thomas Klammt, TKlammt(at)baptisten.de