World Council of Churches

A worldwide fellowship of churches seeking unity, a common witness and Christian service

WCC planning committee: 11th Assembly in 2021 “Christ’s love moves the world to reconciliation and unity”

WCC planning committee: 11th Assembly in 2021 “Christ’s love moves the world to reconciliation and unity”

As it concluded its meeting in Cyprus, held from 9-16 January, the WCC Assembly Planning Committee released a report to the WCC Executive Committee detailing building blocks for the 11th WCC Assembly, to be held in Karlsruhe, Germany in 2021.

“Toward a Common Vision” focus of study group

“Toward a Common Vision” focus of study group

A study group from the World Council of Churches Faith and Order Commission met at the Bossey Ecumenical Institute from 8-12 January to continue ongoing work on the reception of response to “The Church Toward a Common Vision”.

WCC general secretary extends prayers for victims of the Nairobi attack

WCC general secretary extends prayers for victims of the Nairobi attack

The WCC general secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, denounced the terror attack in Nairobi, Kenya, on 15 January and mourned the loss of life, extending prayers for the victims and their families and friends.