Steering Committee

Members of the Steering Committee


Professor Dr Christina Aus der Au, Basel (Chair of the Kirchentag in 2017)

 

Professor Dr Dr Andreas Barner, Ingelheim (Kirchentag, Chair)

Reverend Jacqueline Barraud-Volk, Marktbreit/Bavaria (EKD Synod, VELKD presidium)

OKR Reverend Dietrich Bauer, Dresden (Evangelical Lutheran Church of Saxony)

Petra Detken, Bremen (Kirchentag, Regional Committee)

Dr Elisabeth Dieckmann, Frankfurt am Main (Council of Christian Churches in germany)

 

Stephan Dorgerloh, Wittenberg

Bishop Dr Markus Dröge, Berlin (Evangelical Church of Berlin-Brandenburg and Silesian Upper Lusetia)

Bishop Kirsten Fehrs, Hamburg (Evangelical Lutheran Church of Northern Germany)

 

Reverend Christopher Ferguson, Hanover (World Council of Reformed Churches)

EKD Vice-President Dr Thies Gundlach, Hanover (EKD, Church Office)

Dr Bernd Jaeger, Vienna (Community of Protestant Churches in Europe)

Reverend Peter Jörgensen (Association of Protestant Free Churches, VEF)

Bishop Dr h.c. Frank O. July, Stuttgart (Luther World Federation)

Church President Dr Volker Jung, Darmstadt (Board of Trustees, Wittenberg Foundation)

Bishop Ilse Junkermann, Magdeburg (Evangelical Church of Central Germany)

Praeses Annette Kurschus, Bielefeld (deputy chair of the EKD Council)

Bishop Ralf Meister, Hanover (EKD, Church Conference)

Prof Gerhard Robbers, Trier (Kirchentag Executive Committee) – Chairman of the Steering Committee  

Manfred Schwarz, Dortmund (Kirchentag, Regional Committees)

Dr Ellen Ueberschär, Fulda (Kirchentag General Secretary)

Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Berlin (German foreign minister; Kirchentag Executive Committee)

 

Prof Ernst-Joachim Waschke, Halle (Evangelical Church of Anhalt)

Vice President Dr Johann Weusmann, Düsseldorf (EKD, Church Conference)

 

Lord Mayor Torsten Zugehör, Lutherstadt Wittenberg



As guest: a representative of the Central Committee of German Catholics (currently Dr Heinz-Wilhelm Brockmann)