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Congregational resource for World Council of Churches 10th Assembly
A new online publication from the World Council of Churches invites parishes and congregations to explore the themes of Christian unity, justice and peace leading up to the 10th Assembly in Busan, South Korea. The six-unit resource, “Pilgrimage to Busan: A Journey into Ecumenical Christianity,” is designed for use by congregations in study groups, adult forums or for a day-long retreat. Participant and leader guides are available for download. The Assembly will take place Oct. 30 – Nov. 10, 2013, in Busan, under the theme: “God of Life, Lead Us to Justice and Peace.” For more information, see the World Council of Churches Assembly website. Stay tuned for more information about Pre-Assembly orientation for U.S. delegates.
Strasbourg 47th International Ecumenical SeminarThe Institute for Ecumenical Research in Strasbourg, France, is hosting the 47th International Ecumenical Seminar on “Saints without Borders: Ecumenical Reflections on the Great Cloud of Witnesses” that will take place July 3-10, 2013. For more information, download the informational piece and the registration form or contact the Institute at StrasEcum@ecumenical-institute.org. You can also find this information at www.ELCA.org/ecumenical.