Week of Compassion, the relief and development fund of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada, will mark more than six decades of ministry at the 2009 General Assembly in Indianapolis. WOC will celebrate the 65-year milestone at a dinner on July 31 during the Assembly, where award winning poet and author Kathleen Norris will be the keynote speaker. The Assembly takes place July 29 – Aug. 2 at the Indiana Convention Center.
Former WOC executive director Johnny Wray also will be honored at the dinner. Read more about Week of Compassion at the 2009 General Assembly.