World Council of Churches

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Christians in Geneva pray for reconciliation

Christians in Geneva pray for reconciliation

On 18 January, the first day of world celebrations of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2017, an ecumenical prayer service took place at the Sacré Coeur church in Geneva, Switzerland, drawing more than 70 people from various congregations and denominations.

Tackle worsening global inequality ‘now’, says World Council of Churches general secretary

Tackle worsening global inequality ‘now’, says World Council of Churches general secretary

If the worsening global inequality highlighted recently is to be tackled, world leadership must act “now”, in tangible ways, says World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, participating in the 2017 World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland this week.

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.