WCC to youth: “Is this the world we bequeath to you?”

via World Council of Churches International Youth Day 2019, Euna Cho Presbyterian Church of Korea. Photo: Gregoire De Fombelle/WCC 12 August 2019 On 12 August, International Youth Day, World Council of Churches deputy general secretary Prof. Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri greeted young people gathered in Geneva, Switzerland. International Youth Day, Phiri reflected, takes place in … Continue reading “WCC to youth: “Is this the world we bequeath to you?””

A vibrant church life in Arctic surroundings

A worldwide fellowship of churches seeking unity, a common witness and Christian service Rev. Emilie Steenholdt, vicar in Nuuk Parish. Photo: Claus Grue/WCC. 05 August 2019 *By Claus Grue In Greenland’s fast-growing capital, Nuuk, finding an empty seat in one of its two churches isn’t always easy. Whether at Sunday worship, concerts or other activities, … Continue reading “A vibrant church life in Arctic surroundings”

New academic brochure invites ecumenical studies in Bossey

20 June 2019 The World Council of Churches invites students to Ecumenical studies in Bossey through an updated version of the institute’s Academic Study Programme. The Ecumenical Institute at Château de Bossey offers a range of programmes and courses in Ecumenical Studies, Interreligious Studies, and Theology, all accredited by the University of Geneva. “The Ecumenical … Continue reading “New academic brochure invites ecumenical studies in Bossey”

Pentecost message from the WCC presidents

Greetings from the World Council of Churches regional presidents to the fellowship of churches around the world celebrating the birthday of the church on Pentecost. 23 May 2019 As regional presidents of the World Council of Churches, we send special greetings to you and to the whole fellowship of churches around the world celebrating the … Continue reading “Pentecost message from the WCC presidents”

World Council of Churches opens up millions of ethical resources online in new partnership

Posted on: May 16, 2019   The Revd Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (left) with Globethics Executive Director, Professor Dr Obiora Ike. Photo Credit: WCC [ACNS, by Rachel Farmer] A new partnership between the World Council of Churches (WCC) and an international ethics network will unlock a vast … Continue reading “World Council of Churches opens up millions of ethical resources online in new partnership”