PCG Stuttgart Waldkirche

Photo: PCG Stuttgart Waldkirchengemeinde Harald Graf

"The Presbyterian Church of Ghana" PCG at the "Waldkirche" - Protestant Church in Stuttgart, Germany is a Christian community of Ghanaian Diaspora living in Stuttgart region and the surrounding districts of Ludwigsburg, Esslingen, Böblingen, Rems-Murr and Göppingen.

The Presbyterian Church of Ghana-Stuttgart Waldkirche (PCG) is a Sister Church of the Waldkirche Stuttgart under the Evang. Lutheran Church of Württemberg, Germany.

Also the PCG Stuttgart Waldkirche is glad that they are part of the Stuttgart Waldkirche and that partnership to the Evang. Lutheran Church of Württemberg is intensifying.

The Presbyterian Church of Ghana-Stuttgart Waldkirche (PCG) describes itself in the following dimensions:

  • The traces of the Basel Mission which follows the history and present is such that traces of the Basel Mission can still be seen in today's Ghana and how it is with its successor, the Presbyterian Church of Ghana.
  • PCG Stuttgart Waldkirche community finds the Waldkirche as new home with a Christian life for people of Ghanaian origin fully integrated.
  • We feel ourselves as offspring of the Evangelical Missionary Society initiative in Ghana as Basel Mission in 1828.

Structure (as of 2015)

The Presbyterian Church of Ghana-Stuttgart Waldkirche (PCG) is made of:

  • 41 Adults of 19 men and 22 women,
  • 7 young adults of 3 men and 4 women,
  • 9 junior youths of 5 boys and 4 girls, and
  • 11 kids of 6 boys and 5 girls.

Approximately 80 % of our members regularly participate in our Sunday services. On days and holidays (Christmas, Thanksgiving, wedding and naming ceremony) and 90 to 100% can be achieved. And in such occasions the attendance normally increases with welcome guest from all over.

Normal church services are held on each Sunday from 13:00 till 15:00. However, on special occasions, the time extends to 16:00 or on rear occasions till 17:30, if time demands.

The session meets on every first Saturday of the month from 17:00 till 19:00.

The Session (Gemeinderat) of the Waldkirche meets on the second Wednesday of the month from 20:00 till 23:00.