Organizational structure

The structure of the Council reflects its identity as a fellowship of churches, organized in order to be an instrument for the pilgrimage towards unity.

Central Committee

The Central Committee is elected by the Assembly from among its delegates and serves as the chief governing body of the WCC until the next assembly.

General secretary

WCC central committee elected Rev. Prof. Dr Jerry Pillay as the general secretary of the World Council of Churches on 17 June 2022.