South African Council of Churches

Founded in 1936 (forerunner: the South African Missionary Conference, founded in 1904).

Mission statement: As a national council of churches and institutions, the SACC, acting on behalf of its member churches, is called by the triune God to work for moral reconstruction in South Africa, focusing on issues of justice, reconciliation, integrity of creation and the eradication of poverty, and contributing towards the empowerment of all who are spiritually, socially and economically marginalized.

The South African Council of Churches has nine provincial councils: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Kwa-Zulu Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape Provincial Council.