The 136th Annual Assembly of the West Virginia Council of Churches will be held October 15 – 16, 2017 at Christ Church United Methodist in Charleston.
Rev. Jim Winkler, president and general Secretary of the National Council of Churches will preach at the opening worship and be the keynote speaker at the 136th Annual Assembly of the West Virginia Council of Churches.
The National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA is the largest ecumenical organization in our nation. The NCC is comprised of 38 member communions–Orthodox, African American, mainline Protestant, Anglican, historic peace churches, and others–comprised of some 30 million members in more than 100,000 local congregations. The National Council of Churches owns and administers the copyright to the Revised Standard Version and New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, oversees the production of Sunday School material, carries out Faith & Order conversations, Jewish-Christian and Muslim-Christian dialogues, and addresses a wide variety of justice concerns including racism, poverty, mass incarceration, and peacemaking through interreligious relationships.
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