RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoCFR LRC 73
Extent84 ff.
TitleGermany: Contacts: Organisations: German-British Christian Fellowship
Date1947-16 Aug 1974
DescriptionCorrespondence and papers concerning the German-British Christian Fellowship. Notable correspondents include Rev John Satterthwaite, Rev Dieter Voll, Rev Ernest Gordon, Bishop Stephen Neill; Rev Michael Moore; Mr C. Losse.

Includes a proposed constitution, n.d. (ff. 1); correspondence concerning an invitation for Satterthwaite to join the Executive Committee of the German-British Christian Fellowship, 20-22 Feb 1955 (ff. 2-3); 'Brief account of the recent work of the German-British Christian Fellowship' by Rev H. Hartwell, 21 Feb 1955 (ff. 4-5); invitation for Satterthwaite to address a social gathering on 'When Churches meet each other', 17-18 Nov 1957 (ff. 6-7); a letter to Dr Eugen Gerstenmeier, President of the Bundestag from the German-British Christian Fellowship about reports of anti-semitism, and related correspondence 26 Feb-7 Apr 1960 (ff. 8-13); newsletter to friends and members from Gordon, Honorary Secretary , Easter 1960 (ff. 14); correspondence concerning a German-British Christian Fellowship week in Nuremberg, including a report from Neill who attended as an Anglican representative, 1 Apr-16 Nov 1960 (ff. 15-21); note and letter referring to a complaint from Hartwell that the Bishop of Croydon's sermon at the Advent Service had not been relevant to the contemporary German situation, 21 Feb-12 Mar 1962 (ff. 22-24); memorandum on Dr Scharf's speech to the Fellowship meeting on 'Christianity in Germany Today', 12 Jun 1962 (ff. 25); file note relating to the visit of Dr Martin Niemoller to the German-British Christian Fellowship Advent Service, 10 Dec 1962 (ff. 26); newsletter from Gordon including reference to visit of Niemoller, Jan 1963 (ff. 27); file note relating to a conversation with Rev Martin Cordes, including references to the Imshausen community and Bishop Lilje's address at the German-British Christian Fellowship Advent Service, 11 Dec 1964 (ff. 28); file notes about the 25th anniversary of the Fellowship, 23 Jun-13 Nov 1965 (ff. 29-30); correspondence with Rev Nicolas Stacey concerning twinnings between German and English parishes, and including subsequent correspondence between Moore and Manfred Bretall, 10 Oct 1967- 6 Mar 1968 (ff. 31-38); arrangements for group visits from Germany to England, including a trip proposed by Pastor Friedrich Schotte 19 Mar 1968- 7 Jan 1970 (ff. 39-53); correspondence between Rev Ernest Gordon, Moore and Rev J.W.M. Vyse, and a memorandum concerning the absence of an annual Advent service that year and plans for the future, 20 Nov 1970-18 Oct 1971 (ff. 54-71); arrangements for the annual Advent service, including a newsletter outling options for the Fellowship's future and an order of service, 29 Oct-1 Dec 1971 (ff. 72-76); file note and correspondence referring to the unlikelihood of the Fellowship becoming active again and discussing transferring its funds to CFR, 14 May 1973-16 Aug 1974 (ff. 77-84).
LanguageEnglish and German

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