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Documents of the World Council of Churches' Commission on World Mission and Evangelism
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Holy Week statement of lament and solidarity 29 March 2018 Message WCC Programmes In this “Holy Week Statement of Lament and Solidarity” for Maundy Thursday, the Pan African Women’s Ecumenical Empowerment Network (PAWEEN) demands an end to gun violence in America.
The Arusha Call to Discipleship 13 March 2018 Message Conference on World Mission and Evangelism The World Council of Churches’ Conference on World Mission and Evangelism met in Arusha, Tanzania, from 8-13 March 2018.
Bishop Brian Farrell: I Have a Dream to Share with You 13 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Documents of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania
Rev. Dr Sang Chang: I Have a Dream 13 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Documents of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania
Rev Kathryn Mary Lohre: Embracing the Cross for the Sake of our Neighbors 13 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Documents of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania
Rev. Dr Angelique Walker-Smith: Carrying the Cross of the Experience of the Pan African Women’s Ecumenical Empowerment Network 13 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Documents of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania
Prof. Dr Vuyani Vellem: The Spiritual Dimension of Embracing the Cross 13 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Documents of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania
Rev. Dr Roberto E. Zwetsch: Testimony on “Carrying the Cross of Poverty” 13 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Equipped disciples: testimony brought by Rev. Dr Roberto E. Zwetsch to the plenary on embracing the cross of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism
Keynote Address by His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II 13 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Embracing the Cross Plenary: Keynote Address by His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church at the Conference of World Mission and Evangelism, March 13, 2018, in Arusha, Tanzania
Missional formation plenary: Panel Interviews 12 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Documents of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania
Rev. Dr Collin I Cowan: Mission Agency Reformed by the Call to Discipleship 12 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Documents of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania
Fr Richard Nnyombi: Formation as Discipleship through the example of a Missionary Society, Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) 12 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Documents of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania
Bishop Mark MacDonald: Missional Formation - Leadership Training 12 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Documents of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania
Rev. Dr Septemmy E. Lakawa: Risky Witnessing, History of Wounds, Compassionate Leadership 12 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Documents of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania
Ms Nafkot M. Dessaleg: Signs of times and the importance of discipleship training 12 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Documents of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania
Rt. Rev. Dhiloraj Ranjit Canagasabey: Missional Formation Plenary - Action and Reflection 12 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Documents of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania
Becoming Disciples, Transforming the World: Keynote Message by Adi Mariana Waqa 10 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Documents of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania
Bishop Iosif de Pátara: Perspectives on Evangelism as Contextual and Prophetic 10 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Documents of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania
Jin S. Kim: A New Reformation - Evangelism as Life Together 10 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Documents of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania
Isis Kangudie Mana: For a contextual and prophetic approach to evangelism in the Democratic Republic of Congo 10 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Documents of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania
Rev. Dr. Manhong Melissa Lin: Evangelism as Contextual and Prophetic, A Chinese Perspective 10 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Documents of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania
Prof. Dr Dimitra Koukoura: Perspectives on Evangelism as contextual and prophetic (Europe) 10 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Documents of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism
Rev. Dr Susan Durber: Mission - Unity and Diversity 09 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Rev. Dr Susan Durber: Mission - Unity and Diversity
Rev. Prof. Dr Micheline Kamba Kasongo: Mission as Movement "Together toward Life" 09 March 2018 Lecture - Speech Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Rev. Prof. Dr Micheline Kamba Kasongo: Mission as Movement "Together toward Life"
Prof. Roderick R Hewitt: Mission Thinking and Formation Beyond 2018 09 March 2018 Message Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Prof. Roderick R Hewitt: Mission Thinking and Formation Beyond 2018
Report of the CWME Director Jooseop Keum: From Athens to Arusha 09 March 2018 Report Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Report of the CWME Director Jooseop Keum: From Athens to Arusha
CWME Moderator's Address, Metropolitan Geevarghese Coorilos 09 March 2018 Message Commission on World Mission and Evangelism CWME Moderator's Address, Metropolitan Geevarghese Coorilos
Pope Francis' message to the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism 08 March 2018 Message Conference on World Mission and Evangelism The Most Rev. Brian Farrell, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, presented Pope Francis' address to the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism.
Response to keynote speech: Upolu Lumā Vaai, Fiji Islands 08 March 2018 Message Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Response to Mutale Mulenga-Kaunda's keynote speech at the CWME 2018.
Response Néstor Míguez to keynote speech 08 March 2018 Message Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Response Néstor Míguez to keynote speech during CWME in Arusha, Tanzania
Keynote speech by Mutale Mulenga-Kaunda 08 March 2018 Message Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Keynote speech "Transforming Disciples, Transforming the Future: Young African Women and the Search for a Liberated Future", at CWME in Arusha, Tanzania.
Welcome Greetings by Dr Agnes Abuom 08 March 2018 Message Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Welcome Greetings by Dr Agnes Abuom at CWME in Arusha, Tanzania
Opening Address of WCC general secretary Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit 08 March 2018 Message Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Opening Address of WCC general secretary Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit at CWME 2018
Women’s Pre-Conference Message 07 March 2018 Message Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Women in Mission: Women’s Pre-Conference Message, Arusha, Tanzania. 6 -7 March 2018
Bible Study 4 for Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania 03 January 2018 Liturgical text Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Bible Study 4, "Equipped Disciples: Embracing the Cross", Luke 24:1–12
Bible Study 3 for Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania 03 January 2018 Liturgical text Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Bible Study 3, "Transforming the World: Equipping Disciples", 2 Corinthians 5:11-21
Bible Study 2 for Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania 03 January 2018 Liturgical text Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Bible Study 2, "Transforming the World, according to Jesus’ Vision of the Kingdom", Matthew 5:1-16
Bible Study 1 for Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania 03 January 2018 Liturgical text Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Bible Study 1, "Following Jesus: Becoming Disciples", Mark 6:1–13
Communique issued at the end of the Africa Pre-Conference of the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism 21 September 2017 Message WCC Programmes At a pre-conference held 11-15 September in Kenya, representatives from the World Council of Churches and the All Africa Conference of Churches focused on the theme “Dignity and Transforming Discipleship: Implications for African World Mission In a communique issued at the close of the pre-conference, participants recognized that Africa will host the Conference on World Mission and Evangelism in Arusha, Tanzania from 8-13 March, 2018.
PAWEEN seminar July 2017 21 July 2017 Message WCC Programmes The PAWEEN seminar 2017 gathered high-profile scholars from leading theological institutions, church leaders, as well as executives of faith-based institutions and ecumenical bodies from and based in Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, North America and Europe, representing the Roman Catholic, Orthodox, and several historic Black Churches, mainline Protestant and Pentecostal church traditions.
Transformative Spirituality: a spirituality of encounter 28 April 2015 Background document WCC Programmes Reflection by Kristine Greenaway, of the United Church of Canada, for the WCC Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace.
Report of the Governance and Nominations Committee 08 July 2014 Report Central Committee Report concerning the membership of WCC governing and consultative bodies as well as by laws, among other issues, as approved by the WCC Central Committee.
Together Towards Life: Mission and Evangelism in Changing Landscapes 05 September 2012 Statement: public statement Commission on World Mission and Evangelism The CWME has, since the WCC 9th Assembly in 2006, been working and contributing toward the construction of a new ecumenical mission affirmation. The new statement will be presented to the WCC 10th assembly at Busan, Korea, in 2013.
Indigenous Theologians Network in Dialogue with the Commission on World Mission and Evangelism 27 January 2011 Statement: public statement WCC Programmes Statement of Indigenous theologians from different parts of the world, who met in the city of La Paz, Bolivia, on their dialogue with the Commission on World Mission and Evangelism, the mission among indigenous people and the preservation of both traditional and Christian spiritualities.
CWME/F&O consultation on mission and ecclesiology 07 March 2009 Statement: public statement Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Communique from a joint consultation on mission and ecclesiology of the Commission on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME) and the Commission on Faith and Order (F&O).
Voices of Youth: Stronger and Better Heard 09 October 2008 M Echos - Commission on youth in the ecumenical movement Members of ECHOS, the World Council of Churches (WCC) commission on Youth, met in Bangalore, India 1-10 October 2008. The 25 members of ECHOS represent a variety of WCC consultative commissions, Central and Executive Committee, the Catholic and Pentecostal Youth and Students Networks as well as regional and global youth organizations, like the World Students Christian Federation (WSCF). Their goal is to facilitate more coherent youth participation within the WCC.
Joint Report of the Programme and Policy Reference Committees (adopted) 06 September 2006 R Central Committee
Towards 2010 - Mission for the 21st century 07 July 2006 B WCC Programmes Preparatory document for the upcoming centenary of the Edinburgh 1910 World Missionary Conference
Preparatory Paper N° 1: Mission and Evangelism in Unity Today 15 May 2005 Study document Conference on World Mission and Evangelism Study document adopted by the Commission on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME), 2000. Published in: IRMJan/April 1999, pp.109-127.
PLEN 14 May - Letter from Athens 14 May 2005 Letter Conference on World Mission and Evangelism Version adopted by the CWME Commission (edited 19 May 2005)
GEN 1 Report of the Officers 22 February 2005 Report Central Committee The report of the Officers to the Central Committee is a constitutional obligation. The purpose of this report is to inform the Central Committee of the decisions taken by the Executive Committee at its meetings of 17-20 February and 24-27 August 2004, as well as those taken by the Officers at their meetings of 20-21 November 2003, 9-10 June and 28-29 November 2004.
Consultation on faith, healing and mission (Ghana) 08 December 2002 Report WCC Programmes hosted by the Church of Pentecost, Ghana
First report of the programme committee 02 September 2002 R Central Committee First report of the programme committee to the WCC Central Committee, 2002
Consultation on mission in secularized and postmodern contexts 02 July 2002 Report Commission on World Mission and Evangelism "Believing without belonging? In search of new paradigms of church and mission in secularised and postmodern contexts"
Missiology Consultation, London 14 April 2002 Report Commission on World Mission and Evangelism Report from a missiology consultation, 14 - 19 April 2002