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From "The Unity We Seek" to "On Being Christian Together"
Memories of two Faith and Order founder's honored by bequest

Washington, D.C., June 18, 2007 - The NCC's Faith and Order Commission has received an anonymous gift honoring the memory the late Dr. Paul S. Minear and Dr. James I. McCord, two of the commission's founders. Both were pioneers in the development of the worldwide ecumenical movement and key to the planning and success of the first Conference on Faith and Order in Oberlin, Ohio, in 1957. More...

A Theological Film Festival?

New York, June 8, 2006—Film and theology are rarely thought of as having anything to do with one another. But leaders of the Faith and Order Commission of the National Council of Churches USA hope that perception will change when it holds its first ever Oikumene Film Festival to promote further exploration of visual media as a form of ecumenical expression. More...

Marty, Forbes confirmed speakers for Faith and Order 50th anniversary

Washington, D.C., April 26, 2006 - The Faith and Order Commission of the National Council of Churches USA has approved an exciting program for its 50th anniversary celebration, which will be held in Oberlin, Ohio, July 19-23, 2007. Dr. Martin Marty, a distinguished theologian, church scholar and Lutheran pastor; and, Rev. Dr. James Forbes, renowned preacher, theologian and Senior Minister of The Riverside Church in New York; have both been confirmed to speak at the celebratory event. More...

Celebrating 50 Years of Faith and Order

Washington, January 6, 2006 - The Faith and Order Commission of the National Council of Churches USA will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary July 19-23, 2007, by returning to Oberlin, Ohio, for a conference entitled, "On Being Christian Together: The Faith and Order Experience in the United States." Oberlin is a site of deep significance for the Faith and Order Commission of the NCC, which traces its beginning to a 1957 Oberlin conference on the theme "The Nature of the Unity We Seek." More...