Welcome to the SACC ...
... 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.
Healing our Broken Life: Living More Fully our Love and Unity in Christ - in, with, and for our world:
Brief News & Reflections
On Friday 14 October 2016, around 80 people gathered with the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary, World Council of Churches, local and national church/ecumenical leaders, at St Mary and Anba Bishoy Coptic Orthodox Church, 18 Goldfinch Ave, Cowandilla.
[Enlarge Picture] Aspects of our life together included presentations and conversations on The Truth We Owe Each Other: Mutual Accountability in the Ecumenical Movement [Olav Fykse Tveit]; Young people: gathering for shared ecumenical experience; Day of prayer and fasting; Women's role in the church; Role of scripture.
More soon. Meantime, SACC invites you to send through your own reflections from the day to email@example.com
Letter of thanks to St Mary and Anba Bishoy Coptic Orthodox Church, from Ms Jill Gallio, SACC President.
SACC Annual General Meeting
Saturday 19 November, 9am-1pm
Next year, 2017, we commemorate 500 years since the Reformation. Member Churches will take time to consider the Reformation, for learning and for conversation, at SACC AGM on Saturday 19 November 2016, 9am-1pm, at Australian Lutheran College, North Adelaide. We invite all to place the date of the AGM in your diary and to let us know if you are interested in coming along – contact Geraldine Hawkes firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
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
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.
The Fourth International Conference on Receptive Ecumenism
Monday 6 November – Thursday 9 November 2017More Information
Peace Lamps from The Holy Land: Praying for Peace
Stories on the Ecumenical Journey
New Life for Baptismal Font
From Pastor Leon Rosenberg, Carlsruhe-Saddleworth Lutheran Parish, and Member of SACC Community for Local Ecumenism.
See story here.