The Disciples Ecumenical Consultative Council has issued a pastoral letter affirming its support for Christian organizations in Zimbabwe that are struggling in the current political and economic upheaval there. The DECC is a global gathering of churches representing the Disciples of Christ, Churches of Christ and the United Churches which Disciples have joined. The group recently met in Nashville, Tenn. To read more as well as to access the letter, go to: www.disciples.org/ccu/news/2008/0807.DECCmeeting.html
In addition, a recent meeting of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches (WARC) and the Disciples Ecumenical Consultative Council (DECC) should pave the way for a closer relationship between the two organizations.
WARC and DECC leaders met July 26 – 27 at the Disciples of Christ Historical Society in Nashville, Tenn., to continue their conversations on