Printer Friendly

Annual review 2009.



Africa Inland Church--Sudan

African Christian Church and Schools [Kenya]

African Church of the Holy Spirit [Kenya]

African Israel Nineveh Church [Kenya]

African Protestant Church [Cameroon]

Anglican Church of Burundi

Anglican Church of Kenya

Anglican Church of Southern Africa [South Africa]

Anglican Church of Tanzania [Tanzania]

Association of Baptist Churches in Rwanda [Rwanda]

Association of Evangelical Reformed Churches of Burkina Faso

Church of Christ--Harrist Mission (Harrist Church) [Ivory Coast]

Church of Christ in Congo--Anglican Community of Congo [DRC]

Church of Christ in Congo--Baptist Community of Congo [DRC]

Church of Christ in Congo--Community of Disciples of Christ in Congo [DRC]

Church of Christ in Congo--Evangelical Community of Congo [Republic of Congo]

Church of Christ in Congo--Mennonite Community in Congo [DRC]

Church of Christ in Congo--Presbyterian Community of Congo [DRC]

Church of Christ in Congo--Presbyterian Community of Kinshasa [DRC]

Church of Christ in Congo--Protestant

Baptist Church in Africa/Episcopal

Baptist Community in Africa [DRC]

Church of Christ Light of the Holy Spirit [DRC]

Church of Jesus Christ in Madagascar

Church of Jesus Christ on Earth by his Special Envoy Simon Kimbangu [DRC]

Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion)

Church of the Brethren in Nigeria

Church of the Lord (Aladura) Worldwide [Nigeria]

Church of the Province of Central Africa [Zambia]

Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean [Madagascar]

Church of the Province of Uganda

Church of the Province of West Africa [Ghana]

Council of African Instituted Churches [South Africa]

Episcopal Church of the Sudan

Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo Church

Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus

Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church

Evangelical Baptist Church in Angola

Evangelical Church of Cameroon

Evangelical Church of Congo [Republic of Congo]

Evangelical Church of Gabon

Evangelical Congregational Church in Angola

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Congo [DRC]

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Southern Africa [South Africa]

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania

Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Republic of Namibia

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Zimbabwe

Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ghana

Evangelical Pentecostal Mission of Angola

Evangelical Presbyterian Church in South Africa

Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Togo

Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ghana

Evangelical Reformed Church of Angola

Kenya Evangelical Lutheran Church

Lesotho Evangelical Church

Lutheran Church in Liberia

Malagasy Lutheran Church [Madagascar]

Methodist Church Ghana

Methodist Church in Kenya

Methodist Church in Zimbabwe

Methodist Church Nigeria

Methodist Church of Southern Africa [South Africa]

Methodist Church of Togo

Methodist Church Sierra Leone

Moravian Church in South Africa

Moravian Church in Tanzania

Native Baptist Church of Cameroon

Nigerian Baptist Convention

Presbyterian Church in Cameroon

Presbyterian Church in Rwanda

Presbyterian Church of Africa [South Africa]

Presbyterian Church of Cameroon

Presbyterian Church of East Africa [Kenya]

Presbyterian Church of Ghana

Presbyterian Church of Liberia

Presbyterian Church of Mozambique

Presbyterian Church of Nigeria

Presbyterian Church of the Sudan

Protestant Church of Algeria

Protestant Methodist Church of Benin

Province of the Anglican Church of Rwanda

Reformed Church in Zambia

Reformed Church in Zimbabwe

Reformed Church of Christ in Nigeria

Reformed Presbyterian Church of Equatorial Guinea

The African Church [Nigeria]

Union of Baptist Churches in Cameroon

United Church of Christ in Zimbabwe

United Church of Zambia

United Congregational Church of Southern Africa [South Africa]

United Methodist Church of Ivory Coast

Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa [South Africa]

Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa [South Africa]


Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia

Anglican Church in Japan

Anglican Church of Australia

Anglican Church of Korea [Republic of Korea]

Bangladesh Baptist Church Sangha

Baptist Union of New Zealand

Batak Christian Community Church (GPKB) [Indonesia]

Bengal-Orissa-Bihar Baptist Convention [India]

China Christian Council

Christian Church of Central Sulawesi (GKST) [Indonesia]

Christian Church of Sumba (GKS) [Indonesia]

Christian Churches New Zealand

Christian Evangelical Church in Minahasa (GMIM) [Indonesia]

Christian Evangelical Church of Sangihe Talaud (GMIST) [Indonesia]

Christian Protestant Angkola Church (GKPA) [Indonesia]

Christian Protestant Church in Indonesia (GKPI)

Church of Bangladesh [Bangladesh]

Church of Ceylon [Sri Lanka]

Church of Christ in Thailand

Church of North India

Church of Pakistan

Church of South India

Church of the Province of Myanmar

Churches of Christ in Australia

Convention of Philippine Baptist Churches

East Java Christian Church (GKJW) [Indonesia]

Episcopal Church in the Philippines

Evangelical Christian Church in Halmahera (GMIH) [Indonesia]

Evangelical Christian Church in Tanah Papua (GKITP) [Indonesia]

Evangelical Methodist Church in the Philippines

Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China

Indonesian Christian Church (GKI)

Indonesian Christian Church (HKI)

Javanese Christian Churches (GKJ) [Indonesia]

Kalimantan Evangelical Church (GKE) [Indonesia]

Karo Batak Protestant Church (GBKP) [Indonesia]

Korean Christian Church in Japan

Korean Methodist Church

Lao Evangelical Church

Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church [India]

Mar Thoma Syrian Church of Malabar [India]

Mara Evangelical Church [Myanmar]

Methodist Church in India

Methodist Church in Indonesia (GMI)

Methodist Church in Malaysia

Methodist Church in Singapore

Methodist Church of New Zealand

Methodist Church, Sri Lanka

Methodist Church, Upper Myanmar

Myanmar Baptist Convention

Nias Christian Protestant Church (BNKP) [Indonesia]

Orthodox Church in Japan

Pasundan Christian Church (GKP) [Indonesia]

Philippine Independent Church

Presbyterian Church in Taiwan

Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

Presbyterian Church of Korea

Presbyterian Church of Pakistan

Protestant Christian Batak Church (HKBP) [Indonesia]

Protestant Christian Church in Bali (GKPB) [Indonesia]

Protestant Church in Indonesia (GPI) [Indonesia]

Protestant Church in the Moluccas (GPM) [indonesia]

Protestant Church in Sabah [Malaysia]

Protestant Church in South-East

Sulawesi (GEPSULTRA) [Indonesia]

Protestant Church in Timor Lorosa'e [East Timor]

Protestant Church in Western Indonesia (GPIB)

Protestant Evangelical Church in Timor (GMIT) [Indonesia]

Samavesam of Telugu Baptist Churches [India]

Simalungun Protestant Christian Church (GKPS) [Indonesia]

Toraja Church (GT) [Indonesia]

United Church of Christ in Japan

United Church of Christ in the Philippines

United Evangelical Lutheran Church in India

Uniting Church in Australia


Baptist Convention of Haiti

Church in the Province of the West Indies [Bahamas]

Jamaica Baptist Union

Methodist Church in Cuba

Methodist Church in the Caribbean and the Americas [Antigua and Barbuda]

Methodist Church of Puerto Rico

Moravian Church in Jamaica

Moravian Church in Suriname

Moravian Church, Eastern West Indies Province [Antigua and Barbuda]

Presbyterian Church in Trinidad and Tobago

Presbyterian-Reformed Church in Cuba

United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands

United Protestant Church [Netherlands Antilles]


Armenian Apostolic Church (Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin)

Baptist Union of Denmark

Baptist Union of Great Britain

Baptist Union of Hungary

Catholic Diocese of the Old-Catholics in Germany

Church in Wales

Church of England

Church of Greece

Church of Ireland

Church of Norway

Church of Scotland

Church of Sweden

Czechoslovak Hussite Church [Czech Republic]

Ecumenical Patriarchate

Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church

Evangelical Baptist Union of Italy

Evangelical Church in Germany

--Bremen Evangelical Church

--Church of Lippe

--Evangelical Church Berlin-Brandenburg-Silesian Oberlausitz

--Evangelical Church in Baden

--Evangelical Church in Central Germany

--Evangelical Church in Hesse & Nassau

--Evangelical Church in Rhineland

--Evangelical Church in Wurttemberg

--Evangelical Church of Anhalt

--Evangelical Church of Kurhessen-Waldeck

--Evangelical Church of the Palatinate

--Evangelical Church of Westphalia

--Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria

--Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brunswick

--Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oldenburg

--Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hanover

--Evangelical Lutheran Church of Mecklenburg

--Evangelical Lutheran Church of Saxony

--Evangelical Lutheran Church of Schaumburg-Lippe

--Evangelical Reformed Church in Bavaria and North-Western Germany

--North Elbian Evangelical Lutheran Church

--Pomeranian Evangelical Church

Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren [Czech Republic]

Evangelical Church of the Augsburg and Helvetic Confessions in Austria

Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Poland

Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Romania

Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Slovakia

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Denmark

Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland

Evangelical Lutheran Church of France

Evangelical Lutheran Church of Iceland

Evangelical Lutheran Church of Latvia

Evangelical Methodist Church in Italy

Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Portugal

Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Romania

Federation of Swiss Protestant Churches

Greek Evangelical Church

Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church Abroad [Germany]

Lusitanian Church of Portugal

Lutheran Church in Hungary

Mennonite Church in Germany

Mennonite Church in the Netherlands

Methodist Church [United Kingdom]

Methodist Church in Ireland

Mission Covenant Church of Sweden

Moravian Church in Western Europe [Germany]

Old-Catholic Church in Austria

Old-Catholic Church in the Netherlands

Old-Catholic Church of Switzerland

Old-Catholic Mariavite Church in Poland

Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania

Orthodox Church in the Czech Lands and Slovakia

Orthodox Church of Finland

Polish Autocephalous Orthodox Church in Poland

Polish Catholic Church in Poland

Presbyterian Church of Wales

Protestant Church in the Netherlands

Protestant Church of the Augsburg

Confession of Alsace and Lorraine [France]

Reformed Christian Church in Serbia and Montenegro

Reformed Christian Church in Slovakia

Reformed Church in Hungary

Reformed Church in Romania

Reformed Church of France

Reformed Protestant Church of Alsace and Lorraine [France[

Remonstrant Brotherhood [Netherlands]

Romanian Orthodox Church

Russian Orthodox Church

Scottish Episcopal Church

Serbian Orthodox Church

Silesian Evangelical Church of the

Augsburg Confession in the Czech Republic

Slovak Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Serbia & Montenegro

Spanish Evangelical Church

Spanish Reformed Episcopal Church

Union of Welsh Independents

United Free Church of Scotland

United Protestant Church of Belgium

United Reformed Church [United Kingdom]

Waldensian Church [Italy]


Anglican Church of the Southern Cone of America [Argentina]

Association The Church of God [Argentina]

Baptist Association of El Salvador

Baptist Convention of Nicaragua

Bolivian Evangelical Lutheran Church

Christian Biblical Church [Argentina]

Christian Reformed Church of Brazil

Episcopal Anglican Church of Brazil

Evangelical Church of the Disciples of Christ in Argentina

Evangelical Church of the Lutheran Confession in Brazil

Evangelical Church of the River Plate [Argentina]

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Chile

Evangelical Methodist Church in Bolivia

Evangelical Methodist Church of Argentina

Free Pentecostal Missions Church of Chile

Independent Presbyterian Church of Brazil

Methodist Church in Brazil

Methodist Church in Uruguay

Methodist Church of Chile

Methodist Church of Mexico

Methodist Church of Peru

Moravian Church in Nicaragua

Pentecostal Church of Chile

Pentecostal Mission Church [Chile]

Presbyterian Church of Colombia

Salvadorean Lutheran Synod [El Salvador]

United Evangelical Lutheran Church [Argentina]

United Presbyterian Church of Brazil


Armenian Apostolic Church (Holy See of Cilicia) ]Lebanon]

Church of Cyprus

Coptic Orthodox Church [Egypt]

Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East [Israel/Palestine]

Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Iran

Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Egypt, Synod of the Nile

Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa [Egypt]

Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East [Syrian Arab Republic]

Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem [Israel/Palestine]

National Evangelical Synod of Syria and Lebanon

Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East

Union of the Armenian Evangelical Churches in the Near East ]Lebanon]


African Methodist Episcopal Church [USA]

African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church [USA]

American Baptist Churches in the USA

Anglican Church of Canada

Canadian Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Canada

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States of America

Christian Methodist Episcopal Church [USA]

Church of the Brethren [USA]

Episcopal Church in the USA

Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church Abroad [Canada]

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada

Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East [USA]

Hungarian Reformed Church in America

International Council of Community Churches [USA]

International Evangelical Church [USA]

Moravian Church in America

National Baptist Convention of America, Inc.

National Baptist Convention USA, Inc.

Orthodox Church in America

Polish National Catholic Church [USA]

Presbyterian Church USA

Presbyterian Church in Canada

Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. [USA]

Reformed Church in America

Religious Society of Friends: Friends General Conference [USA]

Religious Society of Friends: Friends United Meeting [USA]

United Church of Canada

United Church of Christ [USA]

United Methodist Church [USA]


Church of Melanesia [Solomon Islands]

Congregational Christian Church in American Samoa

Congregational Christian Church in Samoa

Congregational Christian Church of Niue

Congregational Christian Church of Tuvalu

Cook Islands Christian Church

Evangelical Church in New Caledonia and the Loyalty Isles

Evangelical Lutheran Church of Papua New Guinea

Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga (Methodist Church in Tonga)

Kiribati Protestant Church

Maohi Protestant Church [French Polynesia]

Methodist Church in Fiji and Rotuma

Methodist Church of Samoa

Presbyterian Church of Vanuatu

United Church in Papua New Guinea

United Church in the Solomon Islands

United Church of Christ-Congregational in the Marshall Islands

The World Council of Churches has 349 member churches representing 18 church families in more than 140 countries on six continents.

The total membership represents more than 550 million people. Among these Europe as a region and the Eastern Orthodox as a church family have the largest membership of churches within the WCC.

To learn more about the WCC member churches go to:
COPYRIGHT 2010 Blackwell Publishers Ltd.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2021 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:The Ecumenical Review
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Oct 1, 2010
Previous Article:George Guiver, Vision upon Vision: Processes of Change and Renewal in Christian Worship.
Next Article:The call to work for unity.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2022 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters |