National Workshop on Christian Unity
For nearly fifty years, the National Workshop on Christian Unity has been the prime ongoing event in the United States for ecumenical education experienced in the midst of other Christian traditions. It is held yearly in various locations of the country.
Seminar participants gather for small group discussion in Columbus
NWCU convenes in Columbus, Ohio, on April 8-11, 2013
The 2013 National Workshop on Christian Unity gathered in Columbus, Ohio, in April under the theme, "What Does God Require of Us?" A special focus was the ecumenical legacy of the Second Vatican Council. One of the multiple seminars looked at the Tri-Faith Initiative in Omaha, Nebraska, with a Muslim imam, an Episcopalian priest, and a Reform Jewish lay leader presenting. Another seminar focused on the challenge to religious and gang culture in prison through interfaith communities and restorative justice. Photos and links to audio files of several events are available online. Local planning was chaired by Presbyterian minister Rebecca Tollefson, the executive director of the Ohio Council of Churches. Paul Masquelier, also a PC(USA) minister, serves as the communications director of the National Planning Committee.
xNext in Albuquerque on April 28 - May 1, 2014
The 2014 Workshop will be Albuquerque, New Mexico, with the theme, "St. Paul asks, 'Has Christ Been Divided?"
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