General Assembly
Who's Who:

NCC Governing Board
The N
CC's Officers
CWS Board of Directors

NCC Program Commissions:
Education and Leadership Ministries
Faith and Order
Interfaith Relations
Justice and Advocacy

CWS Programs
Responding to Emergencies
Nurturing Development
Assisting Refugees
Speaking Out in Partnership

Staff and Organization:
NCC Staff Directory
CWS Staff Directory

Past General Assemblies:
2009: Minneapolis
2008: Denver
2007: New Jersey
Orlando, Fla.
2005: Hunt Valley, Md.
2004: St. Louis, Mo.
2003: Jackson, Miss.
2002: Tampa, Fla.
2001: Oakland,

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 Registration and Hotel

The Centennial Ecumenical Gathering and General Assembly of the National Council of Churches and Church World Service will meet November 9-11, 2010 in the Marriott New Orleans at the Convention Center.

Register for the Gathering

Use the online registration form to register for the Centennial Ecumenical Gathering/GA and/or related events. Registration is available onsite through Nov. 11, but it is very helpful to have your registration in advance.

Note that you can pay by credit card or pay later by check using this form. Contact the registrar at or 212-870-3417 for information or assistance. If you are not able to complete the online form, you can call the registrar and give your information over the phone.  

Reserve a Hotel Room

The deadline for the group discount at the Marriott New Orleans at the Convention Center expired on Oct. 21. Call 1-800-305-6342 or go online to reserve a room at the standard rate based on availability. There are very few rooms available as the hotel is near capacity. You may need to find lodging in nearby hotels.

Centennial Gathering Events and Fees  

► Three-Day Registration for the Full Centennial Gathering

Tuesday November 9 – Thursday November 11, 2010 (all three days)

Includes meals and materials related to the gathering.

► Daily Registration for the Centennial Gathering

Tuesday –Thursday November 11, 2010 (individual days)

Includes meals and materials related to the gathering.  

Special Events  

Closing Banquet & Worship Only

Thursday November 11, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
For those not registered for the gathering on Thursday

► Women’s Leadership Lunch (Open to All)

Wednesday November 10, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
$30 if registered for the gathering on Wednesday
$40 if attending lunch only
More information.

► Racial/Ethnic Caucus Breakfast (Open to All)

Thursday November 11, 7:00 – 8:15 a.m.

Related Events 

► New Fire Gathering

Sunday November 7 – Monday November 8

More information.

► Restoring New Orleans Work Day

Monday November 8, 7:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
More information.

► NCC Governing Board Meeting

Tuesday November 9, 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.

► Local and Regional Ecumenism Consultation

Thursday Nov 11, noon – Friday November 12, 3:30 p.m.
$175 for Thursday & Friday
$90 for Friday only, if registered for the Centennial Gathering on Thursday

More information.

U.S. Conference of the WCC Meeting

Friday Nov 12, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
This business meeting is open to members of the conference



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