CWME Meeting Concludes in Edinburgh



Edinburgh: The Meeting of the Commission on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME) of the World Council of Churches concluded today here in Edinburgh. The meeting decided to hold a Mission Conference in 2012 prior to the Assembly of WCC to be held in Busan, Korea in 2013. The Commission will also commemorate the 50th anniversary of the integration of the WCC with the International Missionary Council (IMC) which took place in 1963 in New Delhi. This event will be held in Ghana in March, 2011. The meeting of the Commission was also attended by Dr. Walter Altmann, the moderator of the Central Committee of the WCC and guests from the Church of Scotland. The meeting was also an opportunity to bid farewell to Dr. Jacques Matthey who is due to retire from the staff of WCC. Mor Coorilos Geevarghese as moderator of the Commission chaired the meeting.


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