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Stewards Programme

WCC stewards participate in leadership training and serve at WCC governing body meetings
Stewards Programme

Stewards at a WCC Central Committee meeting

The WCC brings together a regionally and confessionally diverse group of young people to participate in leadership training seminars, and to serve at WCC governing body meetings.

Such meetings provide many opportunities for "on the job" ecumenical formation. Stewards may also participate in other events, like those run by ecumenical youth organizations or, as was the case in January 2007, the World Social Forum in Kenya.

The leadership training seminars equip young people with skills and resources to continue their work on issues important to the churches at the regional and local levels.

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