World Council of Churches

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

Uruguayan churches offer resettlement assistance to Syrian refugees

Uruguayan member churches of the WCC are collaborating with the national government there to relocate and settle refugees from the conflict in Syria.

Two Latin American churches speak about diversity, communion and urban life

In significant events last week, the Evangelical Church of the River Plate and the Evangelical Church of the Lutheran Confession in Brazil, two member churches of the WCC, held leadership elections while reflecting on issues of diversity, communion and challenges posed by the emerging contexts of urban life in the region.

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”.


01 November 2014 Fast for the Climate

17 - 25 January 2015 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity