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National Council of Churches in Korea

Founded in 1924, as the National Christian Council in Korea, which became the National Council of Churches in Korea in 1946.

Basis: The NCCK is an ecumenical council of churches which confess Jesus Christ as their Saviour, respond to God's call, and work for God's glory.

The NCCK is organized in nine regional councils of churches: Kwong-Ju, Tae-Gu, Tae-Jeon, Puson, Pyeong-Taek, Jeon-Ju, Jeong-Eup, Chung-Ju, Tae-Baek Council of Churches.

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

Anglican Church of Korea

Evangelical Church of Korea

Korean Assemblies of God

Korean Methodist Church

Korean Orthodox Church

Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea

Presbyterian Church of Korea

Salvation Army in Korea

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

Christian Broadcasting System

Christian Institute for the Study of Justice and Development

Korea Christian Environment Movement in Solidarity for the Integrity of Creation

Korea Christian Home

Korea Christian Service

Korea Church Human Rights Centre

The National Council of Churches in Korea is affiliated with the Commission on World Mission and Evangelism of the World Council of Churches.