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Document Order of service for the World Week of Peace in Palestine and Israel 2017
(Resources adapted from the Pentecost Prayer in Jerusalem): "Come, Spirit of Peace: A Global Day of Prayer for Just Peace in the Holy Land". (Music included here reflects the original service in Jerusalem – other choices appropriate to the context could be made. The Pentecost theme need not be lost – we can call on the Spirit to come to our aid at any time, just as we call on the Spirit to bring peace and unity.)
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Document Invitation to World Week of Peace in Palestine and Israel 2017
Letter from WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit to member churches and Central Committee members, inviting their participation in the World Week of Peace in Palestine and Israel.
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Document Greetings on the occasion of the National Celebration of 500 years Reformation, Bern
Greetings of the WCC general secretary on the occasion of the National Celebration of 500 years Reformation, 18 June 2017, Bern, Switzerland
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Document Pentecost prayer for unity and just peace
Pentecost prayer for unity and just peace, by WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, Jerusalem, 5 June 2017.
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Document Pentecost Prayers for Unity and Just Peace in the Holy Land from Church Leaders Worldwide
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Document Pentecost Prayer for Unity and Just Peace
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Document Pentecost Ecumenical Prayer for Unity and Just Peace
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Document WCC policy on Palestine and Israel 1948-2016 (summary)
This document is a summary and synthesis of policy positions on key issues pertaining to the situation in Palestine and Israel adopted by governing bodies of the World Council of Churches (WCC) from 1948 to 2016. It addresses major themes in these policy positions, but does not pretend to full comprehensiveness. The document has no official standing itself; for the official authoritative positions, the original policy documents referred to should be consulted directly.
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Document Letter from Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit on the occasion of the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel, 2016
Letter from Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit on the occasion of the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel, 2016.
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Document Dismantling barriers - A liturgy resource toolbox
A liturgy resource toolbox prepared for the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel, 18-24 September 2016.
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