The New Apostolic Church Western Germany has a second District Apostle Helper. Apostle Stefan Pöschel was assigned to this function by Chief Apostle Jean-Luc Schneider on 11 December 2022.
Stefan Pöschel (54) was ordained as an Apostle in June 2019. Previously, he led the church district of Dortmund as District Elder. His first ministry in the New Apostolic Church was that of a Deacon, which he received in 1987. He led several congregations as rector before he was assigned to lead an elder district for the first time starting in 2006.
Stefan Pöschel has a degree in business management and is the managing director of a municipal utility and waste management company. He is married and has two grown children.
As a District Apostle Helper he will support District Apostle Rainer Storck, whose working area comprises more than forty countries. This includes the Regional Church Western Germany, which was created in 2018 with the merger of the districts of North Rhine-Westphalia, Hesse, Rhineland-Palatinate, and Saarland. And this also includes the country of Angola, which has a large number of members and where District Apostle Helper João Uanuque Misselo (1965) is active.
12 December 2022