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We Bring to You Our Worries
Prayer of submission in the form of a song. Contributed by Rev. Per Harling, member of the Church of Sweden and of the WCC 7th Assembly worship committee, for the WCC 70th anniversary.
Refill Us with Compassion
Song contributed by Rev. Per Harling, member of the Church of Sweden and of the WCC 7th Assembly worship committee, for the WCC 70th anniversary.
Goodness Is Stronger than Evil
Song contributed by Rev. Per Harling, member of the Church of Sweden and of the WCC 7th Assembly worship committee, for the WCC 70th anniversary.
May the Truth of God Be Your Truth
Sending song. Contributed by Rev. Per Harling, member of the Church of Sweden and of the WCC 7th Assembly worship committee, for the WCC 70th anniversary.
For Friendship
Song contributed by Rev. Per Harling, member of the Church of Sweden and of the WCC 7th Assembly worship committee, for the WCC 70th anniversary.
Despite the Wounds
Song contributed by Rev. Per Harling, member of the Church of Sweden and of the WCC 7th Assembly worship committee, for the WCC 70th anniversary.
As Long as Righteousness Is Flowing
Song contributed by Rev. Per Harling, member of the Church of Sweden and of the WCC 7th Assembly worship committee, for the WCC 70th anniversary.
ZCC PASTORAL STATEMENT TO THE PRESS
ZCC PASTORAL STATEMENT TO THE PRESS
70th Anniversary Greetings from the Disciples of Christ in Argentina
Greetings (in Spanish) to the World Council of Churches from Luis Macchi, president of the Disciples of Christ in Argentina, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the WCC
Prayer for Unity
A prayer for unity written by Archbishop Dr Joris Vercammen, WCC Central Committee member from the Old-Catholic Church in the Netherlands, for the 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches.
Together We Share Food
Song contributed by the Revd. Dr Lee Geonyong, member of the Anglican Church of Korea and assistant music director at WCC 10th Assembly in Busan, for the WCC 70th anniversary.
Holy Spirit, Revive Me
Song contributed by the Revd. Dr Lee Geonyong, member of the Anglican Church of Korea and assistant music director at WCC 10th Assembly in Busan, for the WCC 70th anniversary.
We’ve Come a Long Way, Lord
Song from Liberia contributed by Dr C. Michael Hawn, pastoral music program director and retired professor of church music in the USA, for the WCC 70th anniversary. As taught by Liberian students Isaac Chukpue-Padmore, Anna G. Kaydor, and Yatta Roslyn Young at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, in 2003.
70th Anniversary Greetings from the Conference of European Churches
Greetings to the World Council of Churches from Ms Erin Green, communication coordinator for the Conference of European Churches (CEC), on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the WCC
70th Anniversary Greetings from the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Poland
Greetings from Rev. Jerzy Samiec, senior bishop of the Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Poland, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the WCC
An anniversary prayer from the World Young Women's Christian Association
A prayer from the World Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) for the 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches.
Letter to new moderator of United Church of Canada, 2 August 2018
Congratulatory letter to Rev. Dr Richard Bott upon election as moderator of the United Church of Canada.
Letter to the Church of Greece, 31 July 2018
As wildfires affected thousands of people in Greece, WCC acting general secretary Isabel Apawo Phiri expressed concern and extended sympathy on behalf of the WCC fellowship.
Letter to the Uniting Church in Sweden, 31 July 2018
As wildfires affected thousands of people in Sweden, WCC acting general secretary Isabel Apawo Phiri expressed concern and extended sympathy on behalf of the WCC fellowship.
Letter to United Church of Canada, 31 July 2018
World Council of Churches acting general secretary Isabel Apawo Phiri expressed heartfelt sympathies to churches and people in Toronto after a gunman shot and killed two people and injured 13 others who were visiting shops and restaurants in the Canadian city.