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Inter-Orthodox Pre-Assembly Consultation

09 - 16 May 2022

With the World Council of Churches (WCC) 11th Assembly approaching in less than four months, Orthodox Churches will convene in Cyprus for a pre-assembly to prepare themselves for the larger event in Karlsruhe, Germany, 31 August – 8 September.

Steward programme 2022

21 August - 10 September 2022

The World Council of Churches (WCC) invites ecumenical youth to be stewards at the 11th Assembly in Karlsruhe, Germany, in 2022. The Stewards Programme aims to bring together a dynamic and diverse group of 160 young people from all over the world, from 21 August to 10 September 2022. The invitation is open to young people from a variety of backgrounds, churches and regions. 

Worldwide

Communication for Social Justice in a Digital Age

13 - 15 September 2021

This symposium will focus on the impact of digital transformation on communities and societies, and the actions needed to secure a just and inclusive digital future. Bringing together research, experiences from different regions and communities, expert input, and ethical and theological reflection, it will identify opportunities for action as a contribution to the 11th assembly of the World Council of Churches.

Berlin and worldwide, 9-17:00 each day, CEST Timezone

Rethinking Ecological Relationships in the Anthropocene era

11 - 13 February 2021

In the age of the Anthropocene, humans as the dominant species are driving significant and even irreversible environmental changes, thereby shaping the future of all living beings and our only planetary home. The complicated relationship between humans and ecosystems has often been mediated by economics and technology. Prevailing theologies and spiritualities have also molded these interactions.

Exhibition “Peace takes a different way”

03 April - 03 May 2019

Violence begets violence, so peace-building requires nonviolent engagement. Examples of how this can be done have been put together in an interactive exhibition by the Evangelical Church in Hesse and Nassau, EKHN (represented in the World Council of Churches through the Evangelical Church in Germany, EKD).

Geneva, Switzerland

International forum on Diakonia in China and global comparisons

22 - 23 November 2018

International forum will aim at promoting inter-contextual and cross-cultural dialogue on topics such as social service, sustainable development and peace among Chinese, European and global NGOs, government authorities and academia.

Ecumenical Centre, Geneva, Switzerland

Konrad Raiser book presentation

05 February 2018

On February 5, shortly after Konrad Raiser’s 80th birthday, ecumenical experts from different generations, confessions and continents will meet in Geneva to discuss the newest publication by the former general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), titled The Challenge of Transformation: An Ecumenical Journey.

Geneva, Switzerland / online

The WCC at the Kirchentag

24 - 28 May 2017

More than 100'000 participants are expected at the Kirchentag festival organized by a Protestant lay movement in Germany. Among the 2500 events on the Kirchentag programme, many involve representatives of the WCC member churches and its leadership, including the moderator of the WCC Central Committee, Dr Agnes Abuom; WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit; the WCC president for Africa, Rev. Dr Mary-Anne Plaatjies van Huffel; and various members of the WCC Central Committee.

Berlin, Germany

Summer School on Communication and Religion

23 - 31 July 2016

During a one-week summer school, communication and theology students will address questions of media and globalization, which are directly related to the theme of religion in the mass media. They will be introduced to different communication theories and get to know the challenges facing communication in the ecumenical movement and in interfaith dialogue.

Manchester, Jamaica

European Reformation Roadmap launch

03 - 04 November 2016

The year 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. A chain of commemorative events, starting in Geneva, will connect cities in the Netherlands, Italy, Hungary, Switzerland, Slovenia, Ireland and Germany. Each stop-over will last 36 hours: regional and ecumenical partners will invite people to a festive occasion with numerous activities, in order to discover local traces of Reformation history.

Geneva, Switzerland