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National Council of Churches of Kenya

Founded in 1943 as Christian Council of Kenya, which became National Christian Council of Kenya in 1966, and National Council of Churches of Kenya in 1984 (forerunners: Kenya Missionary Council founded in 1924, Alliance of Missions in 1918, United Conference of Missionary Societies in 1913).

Mission statement: The mission of the Council is to facilitate the united mission of the Christian Church in Kenya by promoting fellowship and ecumenism, nurturing a common understanding of the Christian faith and mission, building the capacities of its membership, enhancing the creation of a just and sustainable society, and upholding its corporate health, identity, heritage and sustainability.

Vision: One Church; united in faith and mission witnessing to Jesus Christ.

The NCCK is organized in nine regions: Central, Coast, Lower Eastern, Nairobi, North Rift, Nyanza, South Rift, Upper Eastern and Western Region.

Member Of:
Associate Member Of:
(Within the WCC membership)
Other Members:

African Brotherhood Church

African Christian Church and Schools

African Church of the Holy Spirit

Africa Interior Church

Africa Israel Nineveh Church

Anglican Church of Kenya

Church of Africa Sinai Mission

Coptic Orthodox Church

East Africa Yearly Meeting of Friends (Quakers)

Episcopal Church of Africa

Evangelical Lutheran Church of Kenya

Kenya Assemblies of God

Kenya Evangelical Lutheran Church

Kenya Mennonite Church

Lyahuka Church of East Africa

Maranatha Faith Assemblies

Methodist Church in Kenya

National Independent Church of Africa

Overcoming Faith Centre Church of Kenya

Pentecostal Evangelistic Fellowship of Africa

Presbyterian Church of East Africa

Reformed Church of East Africa

Scriptural Holiness Mission

The Salvation Army

Zion Harvest Mission

Associate Members:
(Within the WCC membership)
Other Associate Members:

Bible Society of Kenya

Christian Churches Educational Association

Christian Health Association of Kenya

Christian Hostels Fellowship

Kenya Ecumenical Church Loan Fund

Kenya Students Christian Fellowship

Kenya United Independent Churches

Public Law Institute

St Paul’s University

Young Men’s Christian Association

Young Women’s Christian Association

Fraternal associates:

World Vision

Trans World Radio

Trinity Fellowship

Fellowship of Christian Union Students

Daystar University

Africa Evangelistic Enterprises