World Council of Churches

A worldwide fellowship of churches seeking unity, a common witness and Christian service

There is no excuse for violence against women

To say no to all kinds of excuses that justify violence against women and girls, the WCC invites its member churches and partners to join the World YWCA campaign “NoXcuses for Violence against Women”.

WCC launches online survey on theology schools to probe climate justice

A new online survey supported by the WCC aims to promote the study of issues such as the environment, climate change and food security as part of the training of future pastors, priests and other Christian leaders.

Churches to be more inclusive of persons with disabilities

Members of the WCC's Ecumenical Disability Advocates Network met in the Netherlands to develop a new statement with the working title "Gift of Being: Called to be a Church of All and for All". The new document is founded on the premise that persons with disabilities experience marginalization both in societies and in the church communities themselves.

Events

01 November 2014 Fast for the Climate

17 - 25 January 2015 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity