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Africa ready to host the WCC's World Conference on Mission and Evangelism

Africa ready to host the WCC's World Conference on Mission and Evangelism

Participants at the Africa Pre-Conference of the CWME, 11-15 September 2017, Nairobi, © AACC

21 September 2017

At a pre-conference held 11-15 September in Kenya, representatives from the World Council of Churches and the All Africa Conference of Churches focused on the theme “Dignity and Transforming Discipleship: Implications for African World Mission

In a communique issued at the close of the pre-conference, participants recognized that Africa will host the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania from 8-13 March, 2018.

The communique, which acknowledges the global event in ecumenical history and the need to make a concrete contribution to the content of the conference, includes both commitments from churches in Africa and calls to the ecumenical world.

Communique of the Africa Pre-Conference of CWME

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