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Upcoming events of the World Council of Churches

Churches’ Week of Action on Food 2018

15 - 22 October 2018 Worldwide

The World Council of Churches invites a Churches’ Week of Action on Food, from 15-22 October 2018.

WCC and ACT Alliance Joint Day of Reflection on Ecumenical Diakonia and Sustainable Development

01 November 2018 Uppsala, Sweden

This event aims to deepen understanding of what it means to be both faith- and rights-based by taking a look at prophetic diakonia and advocacy as integral parts of the work of the WCC and ACT Alliance.

Executive Committee meeting

02 - 08 November 2018 Uppsala, Sweden

The 25-person Executive Committee is the WCC governing body, with members from churches in every region, moderated by Dr Agnes Abuom. It meets twice a year to monitor ongoing work, supervise the budget and deal with policy matters referred to it by the Central Committee.

World Children`s Day WCC - UNICEF Celebratory Event

21 November 2018 Ecumenical Centre, 1 Route des Morillons, Geneva

On the occasion of 2018 World Children’s Day, and in recognition of the WCC’s 70th anniversary, UNICEF and WCC are convening a number of WCC member churches and common partners to celebrate the UNICEF-WCC global partnership and to take stock of the many achievements of the Churches’ Commitments to Children.

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

18 - 25 January 2019 Worldwide

The theme for the week of prayer in 2019, "Justice, and only justice, you shall pursue ..." is inspired by Deuteronomy 16:18-20. The resources for the week have been prepared by members of different churches in Indonesia.