Registration for the 141st Annual Assembly is now open!
The 141st West Virginia Council of Churches Annual Assembly will be held on October 23 (online) and October 24, in person, at the St. John XXIII Pastoral Center in Charleston.
Join us for the 141st WVCC Annual Assembly:
To register, please click here.
October 23 – Online
Interfaith Panel Discussion on Reparation, Reconciliation, and Restoration
October 24 – In-person at St. John XXIII Pastoral Center in Charleston
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Prayer
9:10 a.m. Keynote Address: “Welcoming, Hurt, and Reconciliation in the Beloved Community” Rev. Sekinah Hamlin, Minister for Economic Justice, United Church of Christ
10:00 a.m. Ministry to Mothers in Prison – Dr. Jeri Kirby, Fairmont University, and Ms. Amber Blankenship, The REACH Initiative
10:50 a.m. Break – Visit Prayer Stations
11:00 a.m. The Aftermath of COVID and the Condition of our Faith – Small Group Discussion and Reflection
12:00 p.m. Ecumenical Luncheon
12:45 p.m. Mary Virginia DeRoo Award
1:00 p.m. The Dangers of Christian Nationalism – Panel Discussion with Bishop Matthew Riegel
1:45 p.m. Practical Steps to Reconciliation and Healing in America – Rev. Sekinah Hamlin, Minister for Economic Justice, United Church of Christ
2:30 p.m. Closing Worship
Public Policy Forum
October 25 at 2:00 p.m.