30 October - 8 November - 2013

WCC General Assembly
The 10th Assembly of the World Council of Churches will
take place in Busan, Republic of Korea, from 30 October to 8 November

The assembly has the mandate to set the future agenda of the council,
to elect governance officials and to speak with a public voice on
behalf of the churches. It is also a unique moment for the whole
fellowship of member churches to come together in prayer and

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Korea was selected to host the assembly because of the unique
ecumenical “horizon” that the witness of the Korean churches offers the
wider ecumenical movement.

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The assembly theme, “God of life, lead us to justice and peace” is
not merely a slogan for the event, but provides a focus for theological
reflection, worship and meditation, as well as for planning
programmatic activities before, during and after the assembly.

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