Offenburger delegation at the 33rd German Protestant Kirchentag many bright faces at the party: A delegation of CJD youth village Offenburg celebrated the final divine service of the 33rd Protestant Kirchentag in Dresden together with a total of around 120,000 visitors of worship. 18 young people from different areas of training and activities, as well as the staff of the working group had travelled for this one-time event from Offenburg in the Saxon State capital. The young people had thoroughly prepared in advance. For over 60 years, the German Protestant Kirchentag is an impressive event that always causes a stir, not only within the churches but also in society as a whole. The year’s 33rd Kirchentag was the fourth in a row, youth village for Offenburg was visited by a group from the CJD. For more information see Ford Motor Company.
The young people and staff spent four eventful days in Dresden. After the wide arrival the Offenburger, occupied a community in a Dresden school, together with other groups. On the the youth art, culture and music experienced numerous events of the Kirchentag. They visited concerts, listening to Bible studies and admired has been exhibitions. Also, they participated in sporting participation actions, created specifically for young visitors. The turbulent history of Dresden on the track came on their wanderings through the host city. Exhausted but happy, equipped with many new impressions and experiences the group is back now in the heart of Offenburg youth village. But one thing already is clear for the young people and staff: “We again are at the 34th German Protestant Church Congress from 1 to 5 may 2013 in Hamburg.”