for years has had the lowest unemployment rate in Germany, but more than 300,000 persons are nonetheless without jobs. Average gross salaries are very high, but the gap between rich and poor is increasing steadily: Seventeen percent of children are threatened by poverty, and many actually live in poverty.
within the territory of the regional church, there are 55 non-Catholic migrant congregations. The regional church has close ties with many of them.
The Social Welfare Service of the Protestant Churches in Württemberg (DWW) is the churches´ social welfare agency that coordinates diaconal activities: Around 40,000 persons are employed full-time in approximately 1,500 DWW-affiliated facilities. The diaconal service provides counseling and assistance in situations of need: indebtedness, drug-addiction, marital problems.
The Social Welfare Service of the Protestant Churches in Württemberg (DWW) is the churches´ social welfare agency that coordinates diaconal activities: The campaign “Brot für die Welt” is part of the Evangelical Church in Germany and has its headquarters in Stuttgart. Total donations in 2008 amounted to 51 million euros.
Stuttgart is the capital of the State of Baden-Württemberg
It has just under 600,000 inhabitants
and many places of interest.
The church city of Stuttgart … with its 170,000 Christians anxiously awaits your visit!
offers optimal meeting facilities. The Maritim Hotel has direct access to the worship area. Accommodation and meetings are all in one location. The KKL culture and conference center …
To come to Gemany and not visit Wittenberg and Luther’s tomb … unthinkable !
“ I welcome each and every one of you to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Württemberg. Experience the many facets of our church, meet its people, break bread with them, share their experiences, their aspirations and their faith.” Presiding Bishop Frank Otfried July
A presentation of the Press Office of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Württemberg