1999 NCC News ArchivesNCC'S Web Site Will Feature 50th Anniversary News, Documentation, Audio & Photos, Link to Web Cast of Nov. 11 Installation of Ambassador Andrew Young as NCC President
October 25, 1999, CLEVELAND, Ohio Can't make it in person to the National Council of Churches' 50th Anniversary Celebration in Cleveland, Ohio, Nov. 9-12? You'll still be able to participate via the World Wide Web.
The NCC's Web site www.ncccusa.org features a section dedicated to the 50th anniversary, including full program information and an exhibit of historic photos. During the course of the anniversary week, it will:
- launch a guest book, where visitors may share what they see as the ecumenical movement's great achievements over the past 50 years, along with their hopes and dreams for the ecumenical movement in the 21st century.
- offer a daily "on-line newspaper" with full news and documentation, photos and audio clips from the anniversary week's events. The first issue will feature quotes on the significance of the NCC's 50th anniversary from the NCC's General Secretary, the Rev. Dr. Joan B. Campbell, and from two who were delegates at the Council's founding convention in Cleveland in 1950: The Rev. Dr. J. Clinton Hoggard, an African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Bishop, and United Methodist Bishop James K. Mathews.
- link to the "Web cast" of the Nov. 11 installation of Ambassador Andrew Young as the NCC's 20th President. WCLV 95/5 FM radio in Cleveland will broadcast the installation locally and "Web cast" it worldwide beginning at 8 p.m. Eastern time Nov. 11. Listeners need to download the free audio player AudioActive and connect at www.wclv.com. More information about the audio service and how to use it is available on the WCLV-FM Web site.
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