CWM/WCC Seminar on Mission in Changing Ecclesial and Global Landscapes

by Cheon Young Cheol

26-30 September 2015,  Bangkok, Thailand

The CWM Mission Enabling Team and World Council of Churches – Commission on World Mission and Evangelism in partnership with the Church of Christ in Thailand are currently organizing a Seminar on Mission in Changing Ecclesial and Global Landscapes in Bangkok, Thailand from 26th to 30th of September.

The programme aims to further the work and discussions on the new WCC Affirmation on Mission and Evangelism, Together towards Life: Mission and Evangelism in Changing Landscapes (TTL). The new affirmation provides fresh concepts, convictions and directions of mission and evangelism for WCC member churches and mission organizations in a changing context. The seminar particularly aims to address the challenges of mission today with the aim to renew the commitment to mission within the context of the ecumenical movement.

A total of 26 participants and resource persons from the following organisations/institutions are represented in the seminar:

  • Argentine Federation of Evangelical Churches
  • University of Kwazulu-Natal
  • Reformed Church in the USA
  • Eastern Orthodox Church in Romania
  • United Methodist Church in the Philippines
  • Protestant Church in Timor Lorosaé
  • Uniting Church in Australia
  • National Council of Churches in the Philippines
  • Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea
  • United Church in Papua New Guinea
  • Church of North India
  • Gereja Presbyterian Malaysia
  • Presbyterian Church of Myanmar
  • Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Congregational Christian Church of Samoa
  • Church of South India
  • Church of Bangladesh
  • Church of Christ in Thailand

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