Geneva, June 2018

15 June 2018, Geneva, Switzerland: Miriam Weibye. Opening prayer. With a densely packed agenda, the chief governing body of the WCC, the Central Committee, gathers for its biennial meeting on 15-21 June 2018. Among the chief tasks are a midterm review of the council’s programmes, decisions about the venue and theme of the next WCC assembly in 2021, monitoring and evaluating the ongoing foundational work of the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace, updates on the emerging Green Village real-estate development, reception of the new landmark study of ecumenical diakonia (the churches’ service), and addressing a variety of public issues.