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Please enter: There are two dozen membership reception point in the Rhineland Church.

Please enter: There are two dozen membership reception point in the Rhineland Church.


Membership reception points from Altenkirchen to Wuppertal

At the moment there are just two dozen membership reception points in the Evangelical Church in the Rhineland, two of which are mobile reception points.

The reception point for the Altenkirchen Church District is a room next to the Altenkirchen parish church bookshop, as well as a mobile reception point – contact Rev Angela Scharf, Superintendent’s office, Stadthallenweg 16, 57610 Altenkirchen.  

The reception point for the Bonn District is shared between two locations.  The ‘Kirchenpavillon’, Budapest Strasse 7 is open Tuesday to Friday from 11.00 – 17.00 and Saturday from 11.00 – 14.00.  In addition enquiries about reception into church membership can be dealt with at the ‘Haus der Kirche’, Adenauerallee 37, Monday – Friday from 9.00 – 17.00.

The reception point for Düsseldorf is situated within the Johanneskirche, Martin-Luther-Platz 39 and is open Monday to Thursday from 16.00 – 18.00. In addition appointments can be made by arrangement. Contact: Revd Dr Uwe Vetter, Tel 0211/13 58 98.

The reception point for Duisburg District is in the South Chapel (Südkapelle) of the Salvatorkirche, Burgplatz, 47051 Duisburg. Contact Rev Stephan Blank, Tel. 0203 / 24808, e-mail pfarrer@salvatorkirche.de

“Please come in” is the slogan used by the Evangelical Church in Essen to advertise their new central reception point for coming (back) into church membership, which is at the Marktkirche, Markt 2, 45127 Essen. Opening hours: Wednesday 15.00 – 18.00

The Bad Godesberg-Voreifel District does not have a fixed location for its reception point. The “church(es) mobile” is a car used by the ministers to travel out across this widely scattered District when going out to town festivals, for example. They are not only promoting reception (or coming back) into church membership, but this is also the best place to make other enquiries such as asking about church music opportunities or for the address of a counselling centre.  

The reception point for the Hochdahl parish is in the ‘Haus der Kirchen’, Hochdahler Markt 9, 40699 Erkrath, Tel 0214/44067.  It is open on Wednesday and Thursday from 10.00 to 12.00 or by appointment.

The reception point for Cologne (Köln) is located in the Antonitenkirche, Schildergasse 57, 50667 Köln,  Those interested should contact the staff at the Info-Stelle in the CityPavillon at the Antonitenkirche. The reception point is open at the same times as the Info-Stelle: Monday to Friday from 12.00 – 16.00 (Please telephone for an appointment: Tel 0221 – 660 57 20).

The reception point in Bad Kreuznach is in the Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Haus, Kurhausstrasse 6, 55543 Bad Kreuznach, Tel 0671/251-0. Open Wednesday from 15.00 – 17.00

The address for the mobile reception point for the Leverkusen Distrcit is Otto-Grimm Strasse 9, 51373 Leverkusen.

The reception point in Mönchengladbach-Rheydt is hosted by the Rheydt church café, situated in Limitenstrasse 39, 41236 Mönchengladbach, Tel 02166 / 61 35 88. Open Monday to Friday from 10.00 – 12.00 and from 15.00 – 18.00.

In Mülheim on the Ruhr reception into the church is also straightforward.  The recognised reception point is at the Ladenkirche, Kaiserstrasse 4, 45468 Mülheim/Ruhr. Open Monday to Friday from 10.00 – 18.00, Saturday 11.00 -14.00.

The reception point of the Federation of Evangelical Churches in Neuss is situated in the “Haus der Diakonie”, am Konvent 14, 41460 Neuss. Open Tuesday and Thursday from 16.00 – 18.00.  Contact Rev Eva Brugge , e-mail  eva.bruegge@ekir.de .               

The reception point for the Evangelical Church in Neuwied is the Auszeit Café in the Church Hall (Gemeindehaus) of the Marktkirche, Engerser Straße 34, 56564 Neuwied.  Open Monday to Friday, from 15.00 – 18.00.

The reception point for Oberhausen is in the Church Centre (Kirchenzentrum) in CentrO. Open Monday to Saturday from 12.00 – 18.00 and Sunday from 14.00 – 18.00,  Tel 0208/80 23 59. T

he contact person for the reception point of the Lennep District is Rev Friedheim Krämer. He can be met in person at the "Red Bench" at the Evangelical Stadtkirche in Remscheidt,  Ambrosius-Vaßbender-Platz 1 on Tuesday and Thursday from 16.00 – 18.00. Rev Krämer can also be contacted by e-mail at kircheneintritt@rotebank.de and by telephone at 02191 /5 65 78 03.

The Saar-East and Saar-West Districts have their recognised reception point in Saarbrücken, in the Johanneskirche, Cecilienstraße 2, 66111 Saarbrücken. Open Tuesday and Friday from 15.00 – 18.00.

The reception point in Solingen is in the Stadtkirche, Fronhof.  Open Tuesday from 16.30 – 18.00, Wednesday and Friday from 9.30 – 12.30,  Tel 0212 /599 31 61. The Solingen reception point can also be contacted by e-mail at kircheneintritt@evangelische-kirche-solingen.de.

The reception point in the An Sieg and Rhine District is at Troisdorf.  It is in the Church Café of the Stadtkirche, Viktoriastrasse 1, 53840 Troisdorf, Tel  02241 / 12 67 80.  Open Tuesday and Thursday from 11.00 – 16.30.

The reception point in Wetzlar is in the Kirchenpavillon and is open Monday to Saturday from 10.00 – 12.00 and Monday to Friday from 15.30 – 17.30.  Tel 06441 /40 09 13.  Address: Langgasse 3, 35576 Wetzlar.

There are two reception points in Wuppertal. The first is in the City-Kirche in Barmen, Zwinglistrasse 5. Open Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 11.00 – 17.00, Wednesday from 11.00 – 14.00 and Saturday from !0.00 – 14.00.  There is also a recognised receptionj point at the Church in the City in Elberfeld, alte reformierte Kirche, Kirchplatz 2, 42103 Wuppertal, Tel 0202/493 77 83.  Open Tuesday and Thursday from 11.00 – 17.00, Saturday 11.30 – 16.00. 

ekir.de / 09.12.2016