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.
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.
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.
18 - 25 January 2017 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
01 - 28 February 2017 Central Committee leadership meeting
05 - 10 June 2017 Executive Committee meeting
08 - 22 July 2017 Youth in Asia Training for Religious Amity
31 July - 11 August 2017 Sharing the Faith in a Multi-cultural and Multi-faith World
21 August - 01 September 2017 Ecumenical School on Governance, Economics and Management
01 - 30 September 2017 Central Committee leadership meeting