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The Order of Civil Merit - award certificate text
WCC Annual Review 2019
This annual review of the activity of the WCC records many of the activities undertaken by the council during 2019 and continuing into 2020.
A call to prayer to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa
Religious leaders and faith-based organizations have released a call to prayer as people in Africa continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic.
Letter to the World Council of Churches member churches and Central Committee members about the Out of the Shadows campaign and toolkit
Safe world for children - Letter to the World Council of Churches member churches and Central Committee members about the Out of the Shadows campaign and toolkit
Greeting to the Focolare youth by WCC acting general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca
World Council of Churches acting general secretary Rev. Prof. Dr Ioan Sauca sent joyful greetings via a video message to Focolare youth who are about to celebrate Unity Week 2020.
Letter to European sister organisations from the Council of Churches in the Netherlands
Letter calls to the Dutch government to honour the call from the European Committee regarding the relocation of vulnerable and unaccompanied children from Greek refugee camps
Pacific Conference of Churches: A Pastoral Letter on Jubilee for the Earth
In a pastoral letter marking the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Rev. James Bhagwan, general secretary of the Pacific Conference of Churches, reflected on what a “renewal” of our normal might offer Pacific churches and communities.
Statement on the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and sexual and gender-based violence
WCC ambassadors of the Thursdays in Black campaign are standing behind a joint statement that urges both awareness and protection from the “dual pandemics” of COVID-19 and gender-based violence.
An Interfaith Earth Day message in times of Covid 19 and Climate Emergency
Inter-faith group active at UNFCCC conferences response to the postponement of the COP26 - 22nd of April, Earth Day
Easter greetings from Presbyterian Church of Ghana
Message from Presbyterian Church of Ghana
Easter Greetings from Church of South India
Message from Church of South India
An Easter Message from Bishop Sani Ibrahim Azar Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land Jerusalem
Message from Bishop Sani Ibrahim Azar Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land Jerusalem
Easter greetings from the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Egypt, Synod of the Nile
Message from the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Egypt, Synod of the Nile
Easter greetings from Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Slovakia
Message from Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Slovakia
Easter Message From The Liberia Council of Churches
Message From The Liberia Council of Churches
Council of Christian Churches in France - Easter Message 2020
Council of Christian Churches in France - Easter Message 2020
Letter to brothers and sisters in the Solomon Islands, Fiji, Vanuatu and Tonga and the Pacific
Letter from the World Council of Churches to brothers and sisters in the Solomon Islands, Fiji, Vanuatu and Tonga and the Pacific.
Easter Greetings from Pasundan Christian Church in Indonesia
Message from the Pasundan Christian Church Synod Board
Easter Greetings from the Evangelical Methodist Church in Argentina
(In Spanish)
Worship and background material for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2021
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in 2021 was prepared by the Monastic Community of Grandchamp.1 The theme that was chosen, “Abide in my love and you shall bear much fruit”, is based on John 15:1-17 and expresses Grandchamp Community’s vocation to prayer, reconciliation and unity in the church and the human family.