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Morning Prayer for Tuesday, 17 November 2020

Creator-Redeemer-Sustainer, God of here and now: Stir within our lives...

This week in the Ecumenical Prayer Cycle, we are praying with the people and churches of East Timor (Timor Leste), Indonesia, and Philippines.

This week marks World Toilet Day (19 November) which celebrates toilets and raises awareness of the 4.2 billion people living without access to safely managed sanitation. It is about taking action to tackle the global sanitation crisis and achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030.

This week also marks World Children’s Day on 20 November.

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FaithInvest: Impactful Cooperation

17 - 18 January 2020

After the successful conference in Jan 2019, this conference in 2020 aims at strengthening impactful cooperation between the development and the investment world, share experiences of successful and challenging investment projects and present innovative tools of funds, research and platforms.

Ecumenical Center, Geneva, Switzerland

Network of Christian entrepreneurs commits to faith in business

Leaders from more than 20 international and national associations of Christian entrepreneurs from 60 countries and diverse Christian traditions gathered at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva from 22-23 January for a conference titled, “Faith-based Entrepreneurs: Stronger Together.”

Primate visit, panel on Christianity and human rights in multi-faith Nigeria

On 29 January 2018, the WCC invites media to a public panel discussion on “Christianity and human rights in multi-faith Nigeria”, hosted at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva at 14.00-15.30. The event is followed by a press briefing. The event forms part of a visit to Geneva by His Holiness Pope Dr Rufus Okikiola Ositelu, Primate and Metropolitan Archbishop of the Church of The Lord (Prayer Fellowship) Worldwide, and will feature a discussion on current challenges for Christianity in Nigeria and Africa as a whole, as well as how churches address human rights violations in a multi-faith context.

Christianity and human rights in multi-faith Nigeria

29 January 2018

The Nigerian Patriarch His Holiness Pope Dr Rufus Okikiola Ositelu, Primate and Metropolitan Archbishop of the Church of The Lord (Prayer Fellowship) Worldwide is visiting Geneva and the WCC 29-30 January 2018. A public panel on "Christianity and human rights in multi-faith Nigeria", hosted by WCC, will take place 29 January at 14.00-15.30, at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva. The event is followed by a press briefing.

Ecumenical Centre, Visser’t Hooft Hall (Main Hall)

Faith-based Entrepreneurs: Stronger Together

22 - 23 January 2018

International Networking Conference "Faith-based Entrepreneurs: Stronger Together". The conference brings together Associations of Christian Entrepreneurs from all continents and backgrounds in order to learn from each other, connect to each other and explore and plan how to cooperate.

Ecumenical Centre, Geneva

Christian Entrepreneurship: Ecumenical Opportunities

27 April 2017

The World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Geneva Agape Foundation (GAF) invites you to a joint reflection on “What is the role of Christian Entrepreneurs in Churches and the Ecumenical movement?”

Ecumenical Centre, 1 Route des Morillons, Grand Saconnex, Geneva

Porto Alegre +10: pilgrim’s memories from the 9th Assembly of the WCC

I was standing in the control booth at the back of the auditorium when the moderator of the WCC Central Committee declared the 9th Assembly open, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on 14 February 2006. My friend Jean-Nicolas Bazin and I were surrounded by light and sound technicians and we had our eyes on the script of the opening plenary, making sure everything was flowing smoothly and according to plan.