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South African Council of Churches

Founded in 1936 (forerunner: the South African Missionary Conference, founded in 1904).

Mission statement: As a national council of churches and institutions, the SACC, acting on behalf of its member churches, is called by the triune God to work for moral reconstruction in South Africa, focusing on issues of justice, reconciliation, integrity of creation and the eradication of poverty, and contributing towards the empowerment of all who are spiritually, socially and economically marginalized.

The South African Council of Churches has nine provincial councils: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Kwa-Zulu Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape Provincial Council.

Website: http://www.sacc.org.za/
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Associate Member Of:
Members:
(Within the WCC membership)
Churches:
Other Members:

African Catholic Church

African Methodist Episcopal Church

Apostolic Faith Mission of South Africa

Baptist Convention

Church of the Province of Southern Africa

Coptic Orthodox Church

Council of African Instituted Churches

Dutch Reformed Church

Ethiopian Episcopal Church

Evangelical Church in South Africa

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Southern Africa

Evangelical Lutheran Church in South Africa (Natal/Transvaal)

Evangelical Presbyterian Church in South Africa

Greek Orthodox Archbishopric of Johannesburg & Pretoria

Hervormde Kerk in Suidelike Afrika

International Federation of Christian Churches

Methodist Church of Southern Africa

Moravian Church in South Africa

Presbyterian Church in Africa

Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)

Salvation Army

Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference

United Congregational Church of Southern Africa

Uniting PresbyterianChurch in Southern Africa

Uniting Reformed Church of Southern Africa

Volkskerk van Afrika

Associate Members:
(Within the WCC membership)
Other Associate Members:

The South African Council of Churches is affiliated with the Commission on World Mission and Evangelism of the World Council of Churches.