Seven Weeks for Water 2021
Dates : 17 February 2021 - 29 March 2021
The World Council of Churches (WCC) Ecumenical Water Network invites you to use the season of Lent to reflect on God’s gift of water. Since 2008, the WCC– through its “Seven Weeks for Water” campaign – has been providing weekly theological reflections and other resources on water for the seven weeks of Lent and for World Water Day on 22 March (which always falls during the Lenten period).
WCC Commission on World Mission and Evangelism will meet online in March
Dates : 04 March 2021 - 09 March 2021
The World Council of Churches Commission on World Mission and Evangelism will meet online 4-5 March and 8-9 March.
Walk the Talk: Asia-focus 4th International Faith-based Conference
Dates : 05 March 2021 - 05 March 2021
Following up on several successful conferences, this Asia-focused online event aims to “walk the talk” on faith-driven investing, exploring issues and sharing experiences of successful and challenging investment projects, strengthening impactful cooperation between faith partners and investors, and presenting tools to make projects investable. The event is co-hosted event by the World Council of Churches, Geneva Agape Foundation, FaithInvest, and the World Evangelical Alliance’s Business Coalition.
International Women’s Day
Dates : 08 March 2021 - 08 March 2021
International Women’s Day is held on March 8 each year to honor and celebrate the achievements of women and highlight challenges and the need for action to reach gender equality.
Webinar: “Anglican-Orthodox Dialogue: History, Results, Reception”
Dates : 09 March 2021 - 09 March 2021
A 9 March webinar—the third in a series of seven on bilateral dialogues—will focus on “Anglican-Orthodox Dialogue: History, Results, Reception” as well as the Canterbury Statement “Stewards of Creation: A Hope-Filled Ecology,” a statement on ecology jointly published by the Anglican Communion and the Orthodox Churches in October 2020.
Webinar: "Covid-19 vaccination: how churches can ensure that stateless people are not left behind"
Dates : 15 March 2021 - 15 March 2021
A 15 March webinar will explore how churches can help ensure stateless people are not left behind in national COVID-19 vaccine rollouts.
Webinar will “read the signs of the times” as COVID-19 pandemic stretches into one year
Dates : 15 March 2021 - 15 March 2021
A 15 March webinar coordinated by the World Council of Churches (WCC) will, one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, explore the “signs of the times” with an eye for social justice, following a year of suffering and disruption for many around the world.
Pan African Women of Faith “Third Thursdays Webinar Series on the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace”
Dates : 18 March 2021 - 18 March 2021
In five episodes held on the third Thursday of each month beginning in November, the webinars will explore the following themes: “Answering the Ancestral Call of Legacy and Leadership,” “The Healing in Our Lament,” “Hope: Unity Within Diversity,” “The Celebration in Transformation,” and “Resurrection: The Diakonia at Work in the World Today.”
Week of prayer on COVID-19 pandemic
Dates : 22 March 2021 - 27 March 2021
The World Council of Churches will observe a week of prayer from 22-27 March, one year into COVID-19 pandemic.
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Dates : 16 May 2021 - 23 May 2021
Preparing the Week of Prayer 2021, the Community of Grandchamp in Switzerland chose the theme “Abide in my love and you shall bear much fruit” (cf. Jn 15:5-9). It expresses their community’s vocation to prayer, reconciliation and unity in the church and the human family.
Executive Committee meeting (online)
Dates : 17 May 2021 - 20 May 2021
The 25-person Executive Committee is the WCC governing body, with members from churches in every region, meeting twice a year to monitor ongoing work, supervise the budget and deal with policy matters referred to it by the WCC Central Committee.
Teaching Ecumenism – International Conference
Dates : 02 June 2021 - 05 June 2021
From 2-5 June 2021, the World Council of Churches Ecumenical Institute at Bossey hosts an international conference on ‘Teaching Ecumenism in the Context of World Christianity’.
Central Committee meeting
Dates : 23 June 2021 - 29 June 2021
The Central Committee serves as the chief governing body of the WCC until the next assembly, meeting every 2 years. It is responsible for carrying out the policies adopted by the Assembly, reviewing and supervising WCC programmes and the budget of the Council.
Interreligious Summer School Bossey - Applications open
Dates : 26 July 2021 - 14 August 2021
Applications for the Interreligious Summer School of the WCC's Ecumenical Institute Bossey are open until 30 November 2020.