1998 NCC News Archives

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Final News Alert!
NCC General Assembly Meets Nov. 11-13, Chicago
National Council of Churches' Executive Board Nov. 9-10

For documentation and news online, follow the "1998 General
Assembly" link from: / (NCC Website)

VENUE (EXCEPT WEDNESDAY EVENING): Holiday Inn O'Hare International, 5440 North River Road, Rosemont, Illinois (Reservations: 1-888-OHARE-HI)

WHO: The 270-member General Assembly meets annually. It is the primary legislative body of the NCC, whose 34 Protestant and Orthodox member denominations have, in turn, 52 million congregants. Founded in 1950, the NCC is the nation's leading ecumenical organization and the locus for a wide array of ministries, including humanitarian assistance (through Church World Service), justice ministries, interfaith dialogue, education and the pursuit of greater Christian unity. (The NCC's 50-member Executive Board is a high-level "subset" of the Assembly.)



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