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Tag: World Council of Churches
Remembering H. Lamar Gibble
H. Lamar Gibble, 91, a former longterm staff member of the Church of the Brethren noted for his ecumenical work as Peace and International Affairs Consultant/Europe and Asia Representative, died on Oct. 29 in Elgin, Ill.
World Council of Churches Assembly speaks on Christian unity, climate, Ukraine, and ‘the things that make for peace,’ among other crises facing the world
The World Council of Churches (WCC) 11th Assembly, meeting in Karlsruhe, Germany from Aug. 31 to Sept. 8, met under the theme “Christ’s Love Moves the World to Reconciliation and Unity.”
Glimpses of the World Council of Churches Assembly
A brief glimpse of the 2022 Assembly of the World Council of Churches, occurring in Karlsruhe, Germany.
So what does the World Council of Churches do?
Text and photos by Cheryl Brumbaugh-Cayford, director of News Services for the Church of the Brethren A few weeks ago I was telling some friends about the prospect of attending the World Council of Churches Assembly, the WCC’s 11th, in the city of Karlsruhe, Germany. I’d be participating as an observer and reporter accompanying the
Church of the Brethren delegation to join some 4,500 Christians at World Council of Churches Assembly
A five-person Church of the Brethren delegation will be joining some 4,500 Christians at the World Council of Churches (WCC) Assembly in the city of Karlsruhe, Germany, on Aug. 31-Sept. 8. The theme is “Christ’s love moves the world to reconciliation and unity.”
‘Let us pray together in the time of COVID-19’: World Council of Churches to convene worldwide online prayer service
The World Council of Churches (WCC) will convene a global online prayer service on March 26 at 9 a.m. (Eastern time, or 2 p.m. Central European Time) as part of “A Week of Prayer in the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic.” The week of prayer begins Monday, March 22, to commemorate a year since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the spread of COVID-19 a pandemic.
Church of the Brethren calls for peace in Nagorno-Karabakh
The following statement was released today by the General Secretary of the Church of the Brethren and the Office of Peacebuilding and Policy: “Whenever we have an opportunity, let us work for the good of all, and especially for those of the family of faith” (Galatians 6:10). The Church of the Brethren is concerned with
Brethren bits for May 30, 2020
In this issue: Ecumenical statements on the killing of George Floyd and a statement from Central Church of the Brethren in Roanoke, Va.; Annual Conference Moderator’s Town Hall on “Faith, Science, and COVID-19″; first-ever virtual graduation at McPherson College; and more.
Brethren bits for May 9, 2020
— Remembering the Kent State shooting, which occurred 50 years ago this week. Dean Kahler, a Church of the Brethren member, was shot in the back and paralyzed by National Guardsmen when he was a student at Kent State on May 4, 1970. His story is featured in an article by Craig Webb of the Akron