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Document Genesis 33:1–17 - "Pilgrimage toward Reconciliation", by Yolanda Pantou
Now Jacob looked up and saw Esau coming, and four hundred men with him. So he divided the children among Leah and Rachel and the two maids. 2 He put the maids with their children in front, then Leah with her children, and Rachel and Joseph last of all. 3 He himself went on ahead of them, bowing himself to the ground seven times, until he came near his brother.
Located in Resources / Documents / WCC programmes
Document Prayers by a former Bossey student from Aotearoa New Zealand
A set of prayers written by Rev. John Stewart Murray, (1929-2017), Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand, and former Bossey student in 1955/56.
Located in 70 years of the World Council of Churches / Prayers and songs
Document Anniversary prayer from the Uniting Church in Australia (2)
A prayer written by Dr Jill Tabart, national president, UCA, 1994-1997; consensus mentor, WCC 9th Assembly; for the 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches.
Located in 70 years of the World Council of Churches / Prayers and songs
Document Dr David Stevens
Condolence message to the Corrymeela Community
Located in Resources / / WCC general secretary / Tributes
Document Participating in God's Mission of Reconciliation - A Resource for Churches in Situations of Conflict
This text (Faith and Order Paper no. 201) results from the study on Ethnic Identity, National Identity, and the Search for the Unity of the Church done by Faith and Order with the collaboration of the WCC's Justice, Peace and Creation team. It offers resources for churches in situations of tension or conflict, especially where ethnic and national tensions are major factors, and suggests how Christian unity can further the churches' witness for reconciliation and justice.
Located in Resources / / Faith and Order Commission / VI. Church and World: Unity and the life of the Church in the World
Document Nurturing Peace, Overcoming Violence: In the way of Christ for the sake of the World
This text is an invitation to a process of theological study and reflection on Peace, Justice and Reconciliation to be pursued during the Decade to Overcome Violence: Churches Seeking Peace and Reconciliation 2001-2010. It forms a basis for Faith and Order's theological reflection on peace and issues of violence.
Located in Resources / / X. Other documents from conferences and meetings / Theological reflection on peace
Document The human rights situation in Papua, Indonesia
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Human rights and Impunity
Document The International Criminal Court
Located in Resources / / Commission of the Churches on International Affairs / Impunity
Document Call for Solidarity and Action: If one member suffers, all suffer together
Open letter by the CCIA director on political upheaval following the contested Ethiopian election of 15 May 2005
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Africa
Document Ecumenical Mission to Togo
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Africa