Autumn festival for the active North

The autumn festival in the Rosengärtchen Carrée this year was something that Pastor Cornelia Synek from the Heilig-Geist Parish had been particularly looking forward to, as it was due to be opened by someone who she herself had confirmed a number of years ago: none other than Fountain Queen Carolyn II.

As a former student of Frankfurt International School Carolyn is no stranger to the northern end of Oberursel, something she touched on in her speech: “I know how hard it is for the foreigners to make new contacts here” she said, and pointed out the role of the Church Meeting Point “Aktive im Norden”, which aims to bring people in the northern end of the town together. [Read more…]

Church Meeting Point to start lunchtime meals

The Church Meeting Point “Aktiv im Norden”, also known the “Kirchenladen”, which is run by the protestant Church parish of the “Heilig-Geist Kirche”, first opened its doors 7 years ago with the aim to bring the people at the northern end of the town together and promote communication amongst them.

Each week from Monday to Friday the rooms are open between 2pm and 7pm, offering a free lending library, coffee and cakes, with other activities taking place on some evenings and at the weekend.

But although Pastor Cornelia Synek is happy with this “beginning” as she sees it, with the number of people at this end of the town increasing it is important that the meeting point does more. [Read more…]

Brunnenfest: Church service before the official opening

The Church Service before the official opening of the Brunnenfest (Fountain Festival) 2012 in Oberursel

The Church Service before the official opening of the Brunnenfest (Fountain Festival) 2012 in Oberursel

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