Archive for tag: youth

Archive pour tag : youth

nidus festival 2006: feel the current

nidus festival 2006: feel the current

Nidus is a festival for people from all streams of Christian faith with music, arts, keynotes, worship, dialogue, drama & dance. Several thousand youth, young adults, families and others will gather in Kitchener, Ontario from August 4th to 6th. It will be a unique opportunity for people to come together to express faith, celebrate through
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Posted: May 17, 2006 • Permanent link:
Categories: ConferencesIn this article: 2006, Canadian Council of Churches, Christian unity, events, justice, worship, youth
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Apply now: Stewards Programme 2011

WCC Stewards Program

Young Christians from around the world are invited to apply to the World Council of Churches (WCC) stewards programme for one of two hands-on learning experiences at major ecumenical meetings in 2011, the WCC Central Committee meeting, 8-24 February, and the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation, 12-26 May. Applicants must be between the age of 18-30 years.

During the meetings stewards will work in the areas of worship, conference room, documentation, press office, sound, and other administrative and support tasks.

The WCC Central Committee meets every 18 months in Geneva, Switzerland to monitor and set directions to the Council’s work. The meeting brings together about 150 church representatives, advisers and observers from WCC member churches and associated organizations worldwide. Twenty stewards will help to make this event happen.
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Posted: August 18, 2010 • Permanent link:
Categories: WCC NewsIn this article: peace, WCC, WCC Central Committee, youth
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Praying together once a year is not enough for young Christians

Taizé prayer

Recently 30,000 young adults from all over Europe came together in Strasbourg, France. This gathering was the 36th European Meeting, an annual event prepared by our Taizé Community and held each time in a different European city.

By giving young people the opportunity to make personal contacts across borders, we want to help them acquire a true European awareness. The work of international institutions is essential, but unless there is a meeting of persons, Europe cannot be built.

If there is no longer a wall between East and West, there are still walls between our perceptions. The young people who came to Strasbourg want an open and inclusive Europe. They want solidarity between all European countries and solidarity with the poorest peoples of other continents.

They ask that a globalised economy be closely linked to a globalisation of solidarity. They expect rich nations to show greater generosity, both through investments in developing nations that truly offer justice and by a worthy and responsible welcome given to immigrants from these countries.
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Posted: January 21, 2014 • Permanent link:
Categories: OpinionIn this article: Christian unity, ecumenism, Taizé, WPCU, youth
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Catégorie : OpinionDans cet article : Christian unity, ecumenism, Taizé, WPCU, youth