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United Methodist Church hosts WCC as plans for mission conference unfold

United Methodist Church hosts WCC as plans for mission conference unfold

The General Board of Global Ministries (GBGM), a mission agency of The United Methodist Church, hosted representatives from the World Council of Churches Commission on World Mission and Evangelism this week for a meeting to plan a World Mission Conference scheduled for March 2018.

Tveit addresses accountability in global leadership at World Economic Forum

Tveit addresses accountability in global leadership at World Economic Forum

While participating in the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland from 17-20 January, World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit urged the world’s leaders to be accountable to humanity for the sake of justice and peace for all.

“Justice is a gift from God,” affirms WCC general secretary

“Justice is a gift from God,” affirms WCC general secretary

Speaking at a peace vigil on the evening of 16 January in support of International Bridges for Justice, World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit described the life-giving environment of justice, and its role in faith.