THE DELIBERATIONS OF THE MECC GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON WEDNESDAY, 7.9.2016
The deliberations of the General Assembly of the Middle East Council of Churches carried on in Amman, Jordan, according to schedule, on Wednesday the 25th of August/7th of September 2016.
Speakers’ presentations on the morning of the aforementioned day focused on the challenges facing Christians in the Middle East, on their obligation to remain in this land, the birthplace of Christianity, and from there provide testament on a local, national and international level, in collaboration with Western Churches and the Diaspora. References were also made on the Christians’ dialogue with Muslims in the context of current political challenges and especially on decisions at their expense.
During the course of the day, the Assembly General appointed different Committees e.g. on the MECC’s strategy and activities; ecumenical dialogue; the relations between Christians and Muslims; the Mass Media and communication; administration and finances; and the Final Declaration – the Message of the Assembly General.
Before the conclusion of the day’s deliberations, addresses were made by guests, partners and financial advisors.
From the Secretariat-General