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December 14, 2011

[National Council of Churches] The Christmas holiday “compels” Christians to stand with other persons of faith to call on Congress to remember struggling people in the federal budget, the general secretary of the National Council of Churches told an interfaith vigil here Tuesday.

The...

January 19, 2011

The general secretary of the National Council of Churches (NCC) on Jan. 18 welcomed a White House decision that will lift travel restrictions between the United States and Cuba to make it easier for religious groups in both countries to engage with one another.

"I was delighted to hear...

July 30, 2010

The National Council of Churches will host an August 9-11 symposium, "Language Matters," in Chicago for about 30 participants, lay and ordained, who "will discuss how to talk about God and faith in ways that respects the sensibilities of people from a variety of Christian traditions and...

November 21, 2008

Dear President-elect Obama,

Congratulations on your recent election. We hope you and your staff will accept our prayers as you begin this important work at this critical point in the history of our nation. We write you as the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA (NCC), a...

October 28, 2008

Stressing that the National Council of Churches (NCC) is not an agency that works for churches, but an organization that reflects churches' commitment to each other, General Secretary Michael Kinnamon on October 27 brought members of the ecumenical group to the Episcopal Church Center in New...

March 9, 2008

The National Council of Churches (NCC) general secretary and representatives of member communions have expressed shock and sorrow at the March 6 shootings at the Mercaz Harav Yeshiva, a Jewish religious seminary in Jerusalem.

"The killing compounds our sadness over the recent violence in...

October 5, 2007

The Rev. Dr. Michael Kinnamon, a Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) clergyman and a long-time educator and ecumenical leader, is the nominee for general secretary of the National Council of Churches USA (NCC).

If affirmed by the NCC's Governing Board and General Assembly in November...

February 28, 2005

A sliver of hope exists, but the moment must be seized, or the future for peace in the Middle East will remain dim, according to members of a National Council of Churches delegation who recently spent a week in Israel and the West Bank.

At the invitation of the Middle East Council of...

December 31, 2003

A seven-member ecumenical delegation from the United States that included the Episcopal Church's peace and justice officer, the Rev. Brian Grieves, marked the end of a year-long initiative by the National Council of Churches and Church World Service, its relief and development agency, with the...

November 26, 2003

An ecumenical delegation, sponsored by the National Council of Churches (NCC) and Church World Service (CWS), visited North and South Korea in mid-November, returning to the United States and calling for a broadened response to the political and humanitarian crisis on the peninsula.

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