his week, three Adventist leaders are in Porto Alegré, Brazil, site of the 9th World Council of Churches Assembly from February 14-23. Dr. John Graz, Public Affairs and Religious Liberty director of the General Conference; Dr. Eugene Hsu, General Conference vice president; and Dr. Bill Knott, associate editor of the Adventist Review. They are attending sessions, press conferences, and dialogues to learn more about the WCC’s goals and plans, especially those that may have an impact on Adventist faith and witness.

Reports on this Web site from the WCC Assembly will be updated daily, and a concluding report by Graz and Knott will appear both in print and on this site. Please note that articles prepared by WCC staff and posted here are offered for information only and do not necessarily represent the viewpoints or beliefs of Adventist leaders attending the WCC Assembly, the General Conference, or the Adventist Review. 

 

Images of WCC -- Update #4
A photo gallery from the WCC assemby. Photographs were taken by
Bill Knott and WCC photographers.

Where Compassion Lives -- Update #3
A report from Brazil submitted by Bill Knott, associate editor of the Adventist Review

Struggling With Fairness -- Update #2 
A report from Brazil submitted by Bill Knott, associate editor of the Adventist Review

Adventists Observe WCC Assembly -- Update #1
A report  from Brazil by Bill Knott, associate editor of the Adventist Review

Assembly Elects New Presidents, Central Committee
A report prepared by WCC staff

Assembly Adopts Nulear Arms Minute
A report prepared by WCC staff

US Christian Leaders Apologize at Assembly Plenary
A report prepared by WCC staff

Assembly Calls for Economic Justice
A report prepared by WCC staff

Concern Over Coca-Cola
News items from the WCC staff 
 



 
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