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Any given Sunday

They gather together for English-language worship in Berlin

On any given Sunday at the American Church in Berlin, Roman Catholics commune next to Lutherans, Africans share pews with Asians, and asylum-seekers worship with embassy diplomats. What do they all have in common? The English language and Christian faith.

Called ACB by its members, the American Church in Berlin is, according to its mission statement, an "ecumenical home for people from diverse nations sharing God's love in Jesus Christ."

 The congregation also has longstanding ties with the ELCA.


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