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Document Created in God’s Image
From Hierarchy to Partnership: a church manual on gender awareness and leadership development
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Women and Men
Document Presentation on Gender Justice at WCRC General Council
World Communion of Reformed Churches General Council theme presentation by Isabel Apawo Phiri, deputy general secretary of the WCC
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Document Economy of Life for All Now: An Ecumenical Action Plan for a New International Financial and Economic Architecture
The document outlines action areas for churches in tackling public finance and debt, regulation of the financial sector and global economic governance with the aim of realizing ethical, democratic, just and sustainable financial and economic systems.
Located in Resources / / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace / Poverty, wealth and ecology: impact of economic globalization
Document Invitation to a Global Prayer Day for the Korean Peninsula, 13 August 2017
In a letter of invitation to member churches, World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit and World Communion of Reformed Churches general secretary Rev. Dr Chris Ferguson invited parishes and individuals across the world to pray for the reconciliation and healing of the divided Korean Peninsula on 13 August 2017.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Joint declarations, statements and reflections
Document Congratulatory message for WCRC’s new general secretary
WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit's congratulatory message to Rev. Christopher Ferguson, on his election as a new generals secretary of the World Communion of Reformed Churches.
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Document 3rd International Conference on Minority Issues and Mission
Joint Statement by participants of the conference held at the Korean YMCA in Japan.
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Document Congratulations to Rev. Dr Jerry Pillay, World Communion of Reformed Churches
The World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has congratulated the Rev. Dr Jerry Pillay on his election as president of the World Communion of Reformed Churches. In a 7 July 2010 letter, Tveit highlighted the "ecumenical commitment" of Pillay, who is also the general secretary of the Uniting Presbyterian Church in South Africa. The WCC general secretary expressed expectations for "ever deeper conversations and cooperation" with the new world church body and its member churches.
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Document Greetings to the Uniting General Council of the World Communion of Reformed Churches
Greetings delivered by the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) at the Uniting General Council of the World Communion of Reformed Churches, Calvin College, Grand Rapids.
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Document "The spring of Living Water"
Meditation By the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) At the Uniting General Council of the World Communion of Reformed Churches, Calvin College, Grand Rapids Morning Worship Monday, 21 June, 2010
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Document São Paulo Statement: International Financial Transformation for the Economy of Life
The WCC, WCRC and Council for World Mission (CWM) convened the Global Ecumenical Conference on a New Financial and Economic Architecture to engage diverse proponents, set criteria and framework and develop a plan of action and milestones towards constructing just, caring and sustainable global financial and economic structures.
Located in Resources / / Poverty, wealth and ecology: impact of economic globalization / Finance, speculation, debt