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Ecumenical Efforts for Peace on the Korean War’s 70th Anniversary

22 June 2020

Online event ‘Ecumenical efforts for peace on the Korean War’s 70th Anniversary’ will take place at 13.00 CEST on Monday, 22 June 2020. During the livestreamed event a Joint Ecumenical Peace Message for the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War will be presented.


Webinar on Churches’ ministry online

29 April 2020

The webinar on Churches’ ministry online on April 29 will bring inspiration and knowledge to churches who want to develop their online ministry, discovering how we continue to pray and worship together in times of pandemic.


ECHOS Commission Meeting

06 - 15 August 2019

The peace pilgrimage in Seoul will be followed by a three-day meeting with the ECHOS Commission on Youth during which commissioners will stake out plans for the WCC programme.

The pilgrimage and the ECHOS meeting will be complemented by the worldwide yearly Prayer for the Peaceful Reunification of the Korean Peninsula on 11 August and the Ecumenical International Youth Day at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva on 12 August.


“Fe en la Resistencia” - a documentary on churches combating military dictatorship in Uruguay

07 June 2019

A documentary on the role of the churches in combating abuses of the military dictatorship in Uruguay, the film aims to recall and collect stories of people who, in the 60s, 70s and 80s, in Uruguay and Latin America, lived a context of dialogue between social, political and religious movements that wanted to promote social transformation in the Uruguayan context.

Visser 't Hooft Hall, Ecumenical Center, Geneva

Nathan Söderblom seminar

03 June 2019

As an early and eager pioneer in the ecumenical movement, Archbishop of Uppsala and the Primate of Sweden, Dr Nathan Söderblom (1866 -1931) earned worldwide recognition. His dedication to ecumenical work for peace earned him the Nobel Peace Prize in 1930. On 3 June, the WCC invites all interested to a half-day seminar at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva.

Ecumenical Centre, Geneva

Lunchtime discussion of the impact of Cyclone Idai

05 April 2019

The World Council of Churches invites you to participate in a lunchtime discussion of the impact of Cyclone Idai on Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. The meeting will take place on Friday, April 5 from 12:30-14:00 in Archives of the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva.

Archives Room, Ecumenical Centre, Geneva, Switzerland

Midday Prayer for those grieving after Ethiopian Airlines flight disaster

20 March 2019

The World Council of Churches (WCC) is inviting the public, media, and all people of goodwill to join in a Midday Prayer on 20 March. Prayers will focus on grieving family, friends and colleagues who lost loved ones from UN agencies, the WCC and other organizations who perished in the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash on 10 March.

Ecumenical Chapel, Geneva, Switzerland

Education for peace in a multi-religious world

10 December 2018

A panel debate will be organized by the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue and the World Council of Churches on the impact of peace education to promote mutual understanding and cooperative relations between people and societies.

United Nations Office in Geneva, Room XXV

Book Launch: Biography of Emilio Castro

28 September 2018

This public event presents the new WCC publication "Emilio Castro: A Legacy of Passionate Ecumenism," a biography of the first Latin American to serve as the fellowship’s general secretary.

Visser’ t Hooft Hall, Ecumenical Centre, 150 route de Ferney, Geneva

Press conference on programme of Pope Francis' Ecumenical Pilgrimage to WCC

15 May 2018

Press Conference I: 15 May at 12:00 CET on the programme of the Pope’s visit with Fr. Andrzej Choromański of the Roman Catholic Church, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity; Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches; Rev. Dr Charles Morerod, Bishop of Lausanne, Geneva and Fribourg of the Roman Catholic Church.

Ecumenical Centre, Geneva

“The blood flows and the rivers run dry”: a photo exhibition on water justice in Latin America

23 April - 02 May 2018

As the WCC has chosen Latin America as its focused region for 2018 within its programmatic framework of Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace, the WCC’s Ecumenical Water Network is showcasing an exhibition at the Ecumenical Center, in Geneva, on WATER, FOOD and CLIMATE CHANGE. Each photograph tells a story of water justice from Latin American region. Photographer Sean Hawkey* went to Latin America in search of water justice stories, with an assignment from the World Council of Churches (WCC).

Ecumenical Center

Film and discussion on the Youth project: Walking to Emmaus

24 April 2018

On 24 April 2018 delegation of the Church of Sweden will visit the Ecumenical centre in Geneva to present the film "Walking to Emmaus". The youth project with a same title has been run from 2013-2015 and was led by the Diocese of Skara (Church of Sweden) in close cooperation with the Lutheran Church in Bavaria (ELKB), the South-East Diocese of the Lutheran Church in Southern Africa (ELCSA), the Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL).

Ecumenical centre, Geneva, Switzerland

Public Lecture: Theological Education in the Context of Global Christianity

13 April 2018

Organized by Globethics.net, the lecture will provide the occasion for a panoramic analysis of theological education in the context of the growing diversity of Christianity and offer reflections and proposals on what is needed for a sustainable ecumenical and contextual theological education today.

Visser't Hooft Hall, Ecumenical Centre, Geneva, Switzerland

Archbishop of Canterbury visits WCC

16 February 2018

As part of the celebrations of its 70th anniversary year, the World Council of Churches welcomes the official visit and public lecture by The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury on 16 February 2018.

Geneva, Switzerland / online