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  • What is our commission?

    Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, so I send you (John 20: 21).


We believe that human beings are created in the image of God and therefore have inalienable dignity and rights. Therefore

  • we promote and defend human rights
  • we support initiatives to solve conflict peacefully
  • we join efforts to achieve just economic conditions and good governance
  • we strive for the protection of the environment

Head of the advocacy work is Rev. Dr. Jochen Motte (board member and deputy General Secretary).


We confess that all human beings are createdin the image of God, therefore:

  • we maintain grassroots networks to fight HIVand Aids and to care for orphans, the widowedand for people infected with HIV/AIDS
  • we work to improve peoples’ living conditions,especially for those with special needs
  • we strive to improve medical care and to promote physical and psychological health for all people
  • we support churches as they assist people in needas a result of human made or natural disasters

Head of the international diaconia is Mrs. Angelika Veddeler (board member).


We are convinced that God’s love continuesto empower people, therefore

  • we support programmes that empower men,women and youth
  • we carry out training programmes
  • we offer scholarships for higher educationto build capacity in our member churches
  • we contribute towards overcoming poverty in all its forms

Head of the development work is Rev. Dr. Andar Parlindungan (board member).


We believe in the Gospel as God’s power of salvation and renewal, therefore:

  • we jointly strengthen our spiritual life and develop and promote evangelistic projects to share the gospel with all people and to invite them to trust in Christ
  • we promote joint programmes
  • we promote theological exchange
  • we encourage and support our members to learn mutual and respectful ways of encountering people of other faiths

Head of the Evangelism work is Rev. Dr. Claudia Währisch-Oblau (board member).


We understand ourselves as parts of the one body of Christ, therefore

  • we foster and support various forms of partnership relations among our members based on respect, mutuality and transparency
  • we facilitate exchange visits for staff,experts and volunteers
  • we create networks of partnership to open upand strengthen multilateral relations

Head of the partnership work is Rev. Volker Martin Dally (General Secretary and board member).


Photo: A. Jäger/UEM
Dr. Jochen Motte
Executive Secretary JPIC, Deputy General Secretary
Rudolfstrasse 137
42285 Wuppertal
+49 0202 89004-168
Foto: VEM
Angelika Veddeler
Teamleiterin Regionaler Dienst
Rudolfstrasse 137
42285 D-Wuppertal
+49 0202 89004-157
Photo: Studio Kepper/UEM
Rev. Dr. Andar Parlindungan
Exec.- Sec. Training & Empowerment, board member
Rudolfstraße 137
42285 Wuppertal
+49 202 89004-382
Photo: A. Jäger/UEM
Rev. Dr. Claudia Währisch-Oblau
Executive Secretary "Evangelism"
Rudolfstrasse 137
42285 Wuppertal
+49 202 89004-190
Photo: Studio Kepper/UEM
Rev. Volker Martin Dally
General Secretary of UEM
Rudolfstr. 137 D-42285 Wuppertal
+49 202-89004-171


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