World Council of Churches

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

Norwegian delegation welcomed at the WCC

A delegation led by Thorhild Widvey, minister of culture in Norway, along with prominent Norwegian politicians and church leaders was welcomed on 30 September at the WCC headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

Prayers for peace in Palestine and Israel

Prayerful biblical reflections marked the end of the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel in a service on 29 September at the Ecumenical Centre chapel in Geneva, Switzerland.

Churches and agencies formulate responses to Ebola outbreak

To respond to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, which has taken more than 3,000 lives, the WCC brought to the table representatives of Christian aid organizations and United Nations agencies to learn from each other and to escalate their efforts.


01 September - 04 October 2014 Time for Creation

17 - 25 January 2015 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity