The first agreement on premium for export credits (the Knaepen Package) was concluded in June 1997 and incorporated in the Arrangement in December 1997.
In 2004, these rules were modified and adapted to reflect better the different export credit products and systems (see TD/PG(2004)10/FINAL).
With an effective date of 4 August 2019, the District Apostle district of Brazil and Bolivia was integrated into the large new district of South America. Retiring after serving as a District Apostle for fourteen years—on Sunday, 21 July 2019, Charles Ndandula was given a festive retirement.
The new District Apostle for the national churches of Zambia, Malawi, and Zimbabwe is Kububa Soko (50). The effective date for the New Apostolic Church’s modified concept of ministry is Pentecost 2019.
There are some congregational duties exercised over the long term that have special significance within the congregation owing to their high pastoral content.
From now on, such services and duties will be publicly conferred by way of an assignment. Some 500 participants in the divine service in São Paulo, Brazil witnessed the transfer of ministerial duties from District Apostle Raúl Montes de Oca to District Apostle Enrique Minio.
Anyone who has attended Herbert Blomstedt’s rehearsals and experienced his concentration on the essence of the music, the precision in the phrasing of musical facts and circumstances as they appear in the score, the tenacity regarding the implementation of an aesthetic view, is likely to have been amazed at how few despotic measures were required to achieve this end.