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GENERAL ASSEMBLY AWARDS CELEBRATION
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CHURCHES
Thursday, November 16, 2000
Atlanta, Georgia

CELEBRATION HONORING ECUMENICAL LEADERSHIP

OUTSTANDING ECUMENICAL PROGRAM AWARDS – (Coordinated by Karen Hessel)

THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF THE CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN THE USA is pleased to present the Outstanding Ecumenical Program Award to the Atlanta based congregations participating in the Micah 6 Project. This nationwide pilot project represents innovation in ecumenical leadership in 38 congregations for ministries of justice, compassion and spiritual renewal. On behalf of the NCCC and the Economic Justice/Hunger Concerns Program Ministry we honor these churches:

Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta
First AME Church, Atlanta
First Presbyterian Church, Atlanta
Sagrada Familia Luterano, Doraville, GA
St. John's Lutheran Church, Atlanta

ECUMENICAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS

President’s Awards – Andrew Young

Everett C. Parker – Pioneer in Public Interest Communications and the Role of the Church in Mass Media

Mrs. Blanche LeMonn – Outstanding CROP WALK Volunteer

Ms. Gloria Jones – Outstanding CROP WALK Volunteer

General Secretary’s Awards – Bob Edgar (Introduced with the video, "God’s Creation and Global Warming.")

Paul Gorman -- Executive Director of the Religious Partnership

Bible Translation and Utilization Awards – Bob Edgar

Bruce Manning Metzger -- Key architect of the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible

Tribute to Bishop Melvin George Talbert

Tribute to The Rev.Dr. Eugene G. Turner

Tribute to Ambassador Andrew Young

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