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November 14-17, 2000, Atlanta, Ga.
A Brief Overview

The General Assembly’s 250 delegates represent the NCC’s 35 Protestant and Orthodox member communions, which in turn count a total of 50 million adherents in the U.S. The member churches -- including most major historic African American denominations -- work together through the Council in domestic and international programs of humanitarian aid, education, witness and advocacy. Annual budget: $70+ million.

NCC General Secretary ("CEO") is the Rev. Dr. Bob Edgar, a former Congressman and seminary president; former Ambassador Andrew Young is the NCC’s President "Chairman of the Board") in 2000-2001.

Key agenda items (follow links in the Index to General Assembly News & Documentation for details):

Venue: Crowne Plaza Ravinia, 4355 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta. Newsroom: "Azalea A." GA Plenaries: "Ravinia I."

NCC News Service/2000 General Assembly Index
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