The National Council of Churches joins with the Church of the Brethren in grieving the death of Rev. Lawan Andimi, executed by Boko Haram, a terrorist organization based in northeastern Nigeria. Andimi was an ordained minister in Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria), a district leader of the Church of the Brethren, and a leader of the ecumenical movement in his region.
October 13-16, 2019 in Hampton, Virginia
Ending Racism: Confronting Our Past, Revisiting Our Present and Naming God’s Preferred Future
Marking 400 years since the first
enslaved Africans arrived at Old Point Comfort
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Last week, I participated in the Faith Table retreat in San Diego, CA with some 40 other Christian leaders including many friends. NCC leaders present included the Rev. Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, Diane Randall, Rev. Karen Georgia Thompson, and Rev. Dr. Leslie Copeland-Tune. Rev. Jim Wallis of Sojourners organizes the retreat annually. This year we visited the US-Mexico border and were hosted by numerous activists, including several “Puentes,” or bridge-builders.
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Since 1950, the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA has served as a leading voice of witness to the living Christ. The National Council of Churches is a diverse covenant community of 38 member communions and over 35 million individuals –100,000 congregations from Protestant, Anglican, historic African-American, Orthodox, Evangelical, and Living Peace traditions – in a common commitment to advocate and represent God’s love and promise of unity in our public square. NCC works with secular and interfaith partners to advance a shared agenda of peace, progress, and positive change.
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