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Document On the occasion of Finn Church Aid marking 70 years
Sermon given by WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit on 27 September 2017, as Finn Church Aid celebrate 70 years.
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Sermons
Document The Opening Ceremony Of The Exhibition “Restoring Our Humanity” Greetings on behalf of the World Council of Churches
Greetings on behalf of the World Council of Churches at the Opening Ceremony Of The Exhibition “Restoring Our Humanity”, on 11 October 2016.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Public Witness
Document Action Guide: Churches' Week of Action on Food
A 6-page guide for the week with a page you can modify to add specific actions or resources for your region or context.
Located in Resources / / Diakonia / EAA
Document Slide show: Local becomes national becomes global
Slides accompanying the keynote speech by WCC Communications director Marianne Ejdersten at NORDKOM 2015.
Located in Resources / Documents / Other conferences and meetings
Document Local becomes national becomes global
Keynote speech by WCC Communications director Marianne Ejdersten at NORDKOM 2015.
Located in Resources / Documents / Other conferences and meetings
Document Statement affirming the Christian presence and witness in the Middle East
Adopted by the WCC 10th Assembly as part of the Report of the Public Issues Committee.
Located in Resources / / Busan, 2013 / Adopted documents & statements
Document Minute on the Presence and Witness of Christians in the Middle East
The WCC Central Committee, meeting in Geneva 16-22 February 2011, approved this Minute on Christians in the Middle East.
Located in Resources / / Geneva, 2011 / Report on Public Issues
Document To Be One Voice of Advocacy for Peace and Justice
The Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, WCC general secretary, delivered a speech to the CCIA meeting in Tirana, Albania, 2-8 October 2010, in which he called on the churches to speak with "one voice of advocacy for peace and justice".
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Document The Ecumenical Movement of the Cross
Sermon for the service of installation of Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit as general secretary of the World Council of Churches. Chapel of the Ecumenical Centre, Geneva, Tuesday 23 February 2010
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Sermons
Document Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2010
The unexpected intuition to flash forth from the conference was the awareness that Christian disunity is destructive to the very mission of the Church, and the corresponding search for Christian unity began," said the Rev. John Gibaut, director of the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches. He was preaching on 18 January 2010 in a service at the WCC headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, to mark the beginning of the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, and as churches around the world prepare to mark the centenary of the 1910 conference.
Located in Resources / / Unity, mission, evangelism and spirituality / Visible unity