Interfaith Action & Ecumenism


United and Uniting:  working to heal division
and build hope with all Christians

That they may all be one.  John 17:21


Witnessing love, working for justice together
with partners of all faiths

The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as the native among
you and you shall love him as yourself.  Leviticus 19:34


Overview of Interfaith Action and Ecumenism

Before the United Church of Christ was formed, the ecumenical vision “that they may all be one” was animating our vision.  Since our formation, ecumenism has been central to the identity and the activity of United Church of Christ.  In recent years, the UCC – and the Massachusetts Conference in particular – has promoted interfaith understanding and dialogue as a crucial expression of our faithfulness.


Interfaith Action and Ecumenism Task Team

The Conference's work in this area is supported by the Ecumenism and Interfaith Task Team, which seeks to support churches, pastors and members as they live out these important ministries in their communities.

For more information on the ecumenical and interfaith activities of the Task Team, email Rev. Marisa Brown-Ludwig, Chair. 

The MACUCC Interfaith Action and Ecumenism Task Team has a Facebook page: 
Visit the Interfaith Action and Ecumenism Facebook Page   


Resources

Resources for Interfaith Understanding and Reconciliation - click the Resource Page link if you would like resources that will help you shape worship services and plan other community events designed to promote interfaith understanding and reconciliation.
Resource page

To learn more about Ecumenism and social media from Laura Everett, Executive Director of the Mass Council of Churches and UCC minister:
Social Media page


Links to Ecumenical Organizations

UCC Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations  
http://www.ucc.org/ecumenical/

Massachusetts Council of Churches  
http://www.masscouncilofchurches.org/

National Council of Churches, USA  
http://nationalcouncilofchurches.us/

World Council of Churches  
http://www.oikoumene.org/en

Church World Service  
https://cwsglobal.org/

Ecumenical News International  
http://www.ecumenicalnews.com/


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