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Document Message to the 34th General Assembly of the United Church of Christ in Japan
WCC general secretary Samuel Kobia salutes the long history of the United Church of Christ in Japan in responding to Jesus' healing ministry as a true sign of liberation through holistic ministries.
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Asia
Document Message to the 35th General Assembly of the National Christian Council
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Asia
Document Message to the National Christian Council in Japan's 36th General Assembly
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Document International Consultation on Justice, Peace and Reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula
Surrounded and embraced by representatives of the wider international ecumenical community within this consultation of 54 participants representing 34 churches and related organizations from 15 countries, delegations led by the leadership of both the Korean Christian Federation (KCF) from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) from the Republic of Korea (ROK), met at the Chateau de Bossey, Switzerland, on 17-19 June 2014.
Located in Resources / / WCC programmes / Public witness: addressing power, affirming peace
Document Prayers for Peace and Justice on Hiroshima Day
Liturgy for the Midday Prayers for Peace and Justice on Hiroshima Day, Feast of the Transfiguration, 6 August 2010, at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva.
Located in Resources / / Unity, mission, evangelism and spirituality / Spirituality and worship
Document An eye-witness account of Hiroshima
(Suggested as a possible reading at prayers for peace on Hiroshima Day)
Located in Resources / / Spirituality and worship / Prayers for Peace and Justice on Hiroshima Day
Document Prayers for the Peoples: Remembering Japan, Libya, Bahrain and the world
This order of service was prepared by the worship committee of the Ecumenical Centre, Geneva for a prayer service held at the chapel of the Ecumenical Centre, 16 March 2011. It may be reproduced and adapted for parish use freely.
Located in Resources / / Unity, mission, evangelism and spirituality / Spirituality and worship
Document 3rd International Conference on Minority Issues and Mission
Joint Statement by participants of the conference held at the Korean YMCA in Japan.
Located in Resources / Documents / Other conferences and meetings
Document A Tribute to Chō Takeda Kiyoko, former WCC president for the Asia-Pacific
Chō Takeda Kiyoko passed away on 12 April 2018 at the age of 100. She was known to describe her own accomplishments with the modest phrase “lifelong homework.”
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Document Peace Vigil Meditation by Dr Philip Potter
A night-long vigil for peace on 5 August 1983 at the WCC 6th Assembly in Vancouver commemorated the atomic bombing of Hiroshima 38 years earlier. Meditation by the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Philip Potter
Located in Resources / / WCC Assembly / Vancouver, 1983