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... the Council of Churches in South Australia.

South Australian Council of Churches - nurturing and nourishing the understanding, spiritual growth and practice of ecumenism across the Churches of South Australia.

Appointments to SA Council of Churches: Q&A and Constitution

Why do we have a Council of Churches in South Australia? What is the current focus for SACC? What is the purpose of General Council?  What can newly appointed members expect to assist them in participating and in fulfilling their role meaningfully? And more!
Q & A

Focus 2016-2018

Since being [re]formed in 2008, each of the three SACC Standing Committees have continued to change focus, energy and vision on account of various factors.  Earlier this year, each committee, in consultation with the Executive Committee, considered the direction of their responsibility for the various Priorities, with reference to 2015 Onwards, to which many people contributed last year.

The result is a description of key focal areas and relationships for 2016-2018, plus a new name for each of the three Standing Committees:

Community for Ecumenical Learning
Community for Local Ecumenism
Ecumenical Partners for Justice and Peace

Prayer Circle

August 2016 - Religious Society of Friends South Australia Regional Meeting
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9th Forum of the National Council of Churches in Australia [NCCA]

The NCCA 9th Triennial Forum was held in Sydney from 24-27 June 2016.

SACC 70th Birthday Celebration

Saturday 29 April 2017

SA Council of Churches reaches 70 years of being a space for the Churches across SA to gather for prayer, learning and growing more fully together into their unity in Christ.
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The Fourth International Conference on Receptive Ecumenism

Monday 6 November Thursday 9 November 2017

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Receptive Ecumenism

Healing Gifts for Wounded Hands: The promise and potential of Receptive Ecumenism - a booklet to assist us all in the way of Receptive Ecumenism: updated

Receiving the Gift of the Other: Worksheet
Receptive Ecumenism Workshops for Inter Church Councils and for Congregations/Parishes

The Gift of Each Other: Learning from Other Christians Resource for Parishes

Receptive Ecumenism in International Perspective: Contextual Ecclesial Learning 

SACC General Meetings

Minutes and Summary of General Meeting held Saturday, 14 May 2016
Saturday, 19 November 2016 (AGM)

Saturday, 14 November 2015 (AGM)

Review of General Council June 2016

SACC is seeking to learn more about the ways in which the relationship of General Council to the Member Churches is meaningful and discover any new possibilities which exist for the churches on their journey together through General Council.  More information

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