Official data show that the number of non-religious people has increased by over 13% since 2010.
From large cities to small towns, multiple gatherings were organised around the annual Evangelical Alliance initiative to pray and unite for mission.
A local councillor in Lausanne threatens a Christian business with the enforcement of a recent anti-homophobia law over the content of two books.
Evangelical politician Marc Jost: “In a society in which we often talk to each other via the media, we need conversations with ideological opponents”.
Around 60 professional and church groups commit to implement standards for staff, prevention programmes and crisis intervention teams.
From 8 to 15 January, European evangelical churches are invited to pray and rejoice together.
A survey among pastors also finds that Christian communities had more chances to connect with new people. Church leaders are still feeling exhausted.
A summit gathered Ukrainians who have taken on a key spiritual role and Swiss representatives of churches who offer spiritual ministries for Ukrainians.
In recent Marches For Life, Christian organisations have suffered attacks and threats. The Evangelical Alliance says the “democratic heritage of Switzerland” must be protected.
Some 500 people joined to “remind the public that the persecution of Christians is an often forgotten tragedy and to urge politicians to act”.
“We regret that Geneva is trampling on its tradition of tolerance and damaging its reputation as a capital of human rights”, says an evangelical representative in the Swiss Canton.
"Justice While Fleeing" looks at the situation of asylum seekers from different contexts. A doc by the intercultural working community of the Swiss Evangelical Alliance.
“175 Years for Unity” was the slogan of the jubilee ceremony. Swiss and international evangelical leaders participated “on a journey through time”.
(UPDATED) Evangelical platforms in Europe offer channels to support ministries in Ukraine and the bordering countries receiving refugees.
An interview with Vlady Raichinov (Bulgaria) and Marc Jost (Switzerland).
The Swiss Evangelical Alliance regrets “grievous mistakes in the past” but opposes a law that could limit the freedom of people to seek help according their religious convictions.
The law of 2018 worried evangelical Christians, as it strongly limited religious activities outdoors and limited faith expressions of civil servants.
The Swiss Evangelical Alliance invites churches “to dedicate a Sunday service to reflect on children in need", under the theme ‘To leave no child behind’.
Three evangelical leaders in Switzerland speak about the tensions in churches caused by opposing views. A respectful dialogue seems to be the only way to maintain unity.
The embassy invited the leaders of the Swiss Evangelical Alliance and the Association of Free Churches. The US will soon release its list of countries of particular concern.
Christians and churches worldwide will join for the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Christians on November 7 and 14.
36% voted ‘no’ in the referendum. The Swiss Evangelical Alliance expresses “sadness” over an outcome that “puts desires of adults over rights of children”.
The facilities of the Swiss Evangelical Alliance and two pro-life associations were vandalised ahead of the March For Life. There have been many similar incidents in the country in recent years.
“Abortion should never be a human right”, one speaker said. Counter-protests organised by far-left groups tried to disrupt the march in both countries.
The Swiss Evangelical Alliance opposes sperm donation for lesbian couples: “Children have a right to a father and a mother”. Surveys say a majority would vote ‘yes’ on 26 September.