The National Council of Churches hopes to stimulate local ecumenical dialogue through its introduction of an "online Faith Forum." The NCC’s Faith and Order Commission seeks to bring Christians of various traditions closer together for conversations about their faith. "We think the Faith Forum will be an invaluable tool for everyone who shares this goal of unity," said Antonios Kireopoulos, NCC senior program director for Faith and Order. The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is a member of the NCC.
The goals of the forum, and of Faith and Order, are based on Jesus’ prayer recorded in John 17:21: "that they may all be one. As you, Father, are in me and I am in you, may they also be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me." Faith Forum offers links to three downloadable guides as well as to books and DVDs designed to bring lay participants into conversation with the rich spiritual and intellectual environment of faith inquiry. To find out more, visit: www.ncccusa.org/faithandorder/faithforumintro.htm