Zaterdag 23 december 2017 zal Scouting Jambowa het vredeslicht uitdelen in een speciale samenkomst in de Sint Franciscusbasiliek te Bolsward. Klik hier.
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Nine churches signed a joint declaration in which they recognise the baptism which has been given in each others churches; and eleven churches signed a rapprochement on baptism. If you want to read the Englisch translation, push here. If you want to listen to a short introduction on the item in a YouTube-film, push here.
Klaas van der Kamp, the secretary-general of the Council, wrote a book in 2014, in which he reflects over the main items of his work during the last five years. If you want to read a summary, click here.
The Council has made Dutch translations of the main reports of the World Council of Churches, in which material is added for groups to discuss the main issues also locally. Four of these documents are available in Dutch: About the church, about mission, about economy and the oecumenical statement. On the 22th of March the water-document brought out by the WCC in 2011 was signed.
At the end of 2014 in December 26 churches signed an agreement about safety in the church. Churches promiss to be aware of the rights and safety of young people in the church, especially women. The agreement is a reaction to the publications of sexual abuses in churches. All the members of the Council and other churches agreed that the church should be a place of safety, and the promiss to take measures of this safety might be in discussion.
Voor bijdragen: IBANnummer NL09 INGB 0000 5598 39. De Stichting Vrienden van de Raad is aangemerkt als ANBI (RSIN 802337831): lees meer
De Raad vraagt plaatselijke kerken en parochies een collecte te houden voor zijn werk. Er zijn diverse posters om daarbij te helpen. Van het benodigde bedrag is er nu drieenveertig procent binnen: lees meer.