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CCA’s member churches, the United Church of Christ in Japan and the Christian Evangelical Church in Minahasa enter into mutual mission agreement

Posted on 29 October 2018

Two member churches of the Christian Conference of Asia, the United Church of Christ in Japan (Nihon Kirisuto Kyodan) – [UCCJ] and the Christian Evangelical Church in Minahasa (Gereja Masehi Injili di Minahasa) – [GMIM] entered into an historic mission agreement during the 41st General Assembly of the UCCJ held at the Metropolitan hotel in […]

 

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The 35th General Assembly of Church of Christ in Thailand Commences

Posted on 22 October 2018

The 35th General Assembly of the Church of Christ in Thailand (CCT) was opened in an opening worship service led by the Moderator of CCT Rev. Dr. Thawesak Mahachavaroj at the Lotus Hotel in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The theme of the General Assembly being held from 22 to 26 October 2018 is “You are the […]

 

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Third annual Young Ambassadors of Peace in Asia training begins

Posted on 16 October 2018

participants of YAPA-2018 The third annual training of peace activists, the Young Ambassadors of Peace in Asia (YAPA), was opened during an interfaith service at the headquarters of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) on Monday, 15 October 2018. The week long YAPA-2018 with focus on the theme ‘Peace with Justice and Human Security’ is […]

 

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CCA Urges Prayers for Indonesian Quake Victims

Posted on 1 October 2018

With a continuously rising death toll, it is feared that more than 800 people are dead and hundreds more are missing or trapped beneath ruined buildings in a 7.4 magnitude earthquake which hit district Donggala, Sigi and Parigi Moutong, the coastal city of Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia on Friday 28 September 2018. While offering prayers […]

 

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CCA extends Centennial Greetings to the Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China

Posted on 30 September 2018

As the Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China (HKCCCC) marks 100 years of its mission and witness at a Thanksgiving Holy Communion service and commemorative event on 29th September, the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) extended centennial greetings and best wishes. The centennial thanksgiving service held at the Asia World Expo […]

 

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Asia consultation urges CCA to initiate regional network on child rights advocacy

Posted on 21 September 2018

Participants after a Workshop Session on the final day A representative group of Asian churches that participated in the Asia regional consultation on upholding the dignity and rights of children proposed that the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) initiate and facilitate an Asia regional ecumenical advocacy network on dignity and rights of Children. In responding […]

 

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Increased synergy required for upholding the dignity and rights of children in Asia

Posted on 18 September 2018

As vast number of children in Asia are increasingly become victims of complex problems, a new way of working together with increased synergy to uphold the dignity and rights of children at all levels is required, stated Archbishop Willem T.P Simarmata, moderator of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA). In his inaugural address at the […]

 

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Asian church leaders search for grassroots perspective on Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace

Posted on 13 September 2018

   (Reported by WCC News/12 September 2018) General secretaries and other high-ranking national church leaders from nine Asian countries gathered in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 4-7 September to pave the way for a coherent and well-coordinated Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace (PJP) Asia Focus-2019. Convened jointly by the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) and the […]

 

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Former CCA General Secretary Bishop John V Samuel Passes Away

Posted on 30 August 2018

It is with profound grief that we received the sad news of the demise of Bishop John Victor Samuel, a former General Secretary of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA). He passed away in Multan, Pakistan in the early hours of 30 August 2018. He was 87 years old. The funeral will be held in Multan […]

 

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The legacy and commitment of the Senate of Serampore College (University) unparalleled, says CCA General Secretary

Posted on 28 August 2018

“The legacy and contribution of the Serampore College and the Senate of Serampore (University) over the past two centuries in nurturing theological education and ecumenical formation are unparalleled in Asia,” stated the General Secretary of the Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) Dr. Mathews George Chunakara. While extending CCA’s felicitation and greetings during the commemoration of...

 

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