The 58th meeting of the WCC’s Commission of the Churches on International Affairs
Dates : 02 November 2021 - 06 November 2021
The WCC’s Commission of the Churches on International Affairs (CCIA) will meet on 2-6 November in Johannesburg and online, reviewing its work between the two WCC assemblies and preparing for the upcoming WCC 11th Assembly in Karlsruhe, Germany.
Ecumenical service for COP26
Dates : 07 November 2021 - 07 November 2021
Co-organised by Church of Scotland, Churches Together Glasgow, Conference of European Churches, and World Council of Churches.
WCC Commission on World Mission and Evangelism meeting
Dates : 09 November 2021 - 11 November 2021
The World Council of Churches Commission on World Mission and Evangelism will hold an online meeting 9-11 November to evaluate its work and impact from the 10th WCC Assembly in Busan in 2013 to the 11th WCC Assembly in Karlsruhe in 2022.
Book launch: "Call to Discipleship”
Dates : 10 November 2021 - 10 November 2021
On 10 November, the World Council of Churches (WCC) Commission on World Mission and Evangelism will release a new publication, “Call to Discipleship: Mission in the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace,” a collection of the commission’s study documents from 2018-2021.
Executive Committee meeting
Dates : 12 November 2021 - 17 November 2021
The WCC executive committee will meet on 12-17 November, celebrating Bossey’s 75th anniversary on 13 November with students and faculty.
16 Days against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
Dates : 25 November 2021 - 10 December 2021
The 16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence is an annual international campaign that begins on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and ends on 10 December, Human Rights Day. This year, the World Council of Churches is raising awareness on the tragic reality of Missing and Murdered Women, raising voices of faith and justice, and facilitating Biblical reflection on the root causes of sexual and gender-based violence.
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Dates : 18 January 2022 - 25 January 2022
The theme for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in 2022 was chosen by the Middle East Council of Churches: "We saw the star in the East, and we came to worship him." (Mt 2:2) More than ever, in these difficult times, we need a light that shines in the darkness and that light, Christians proclaim, has been manifested in Jesus Christ.
Executive Committee meeting
Dates : 08 February 2022 - 08 February 2022
The 25-person Executive Committee is the WCC governing body, with members from churches in every region, moderated by Dr Agnes Abuom. It meets twice a year to monitor ongoing work, supervise the budget and deal with policy matters referred to it by the Central Committee.
Central Committee meeting
Dates : 09 February 2022 - 15 February 2022
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.
Steward programme 2022
Dates : 21 August 2022 - 10 September 2022
The World Council of Churches (WCC) invites ecumenical youth to be stewards at the 11th Assembly in Karlsruhe, Germany, in 2022. The Stewards Programme aims to bring together a dynamic and diverse group of 160 young people from all over the world, from 21 August to 10 September 2022. The invitation is open to young people from a variety of backgrounds, churches and regions.