Middle East Council of Churches (MECC)
Conseil d'Eglises du Moyen-Orient (CEMO)
1974-05 Nicosia Cyprus
Founded May 1974, Nicosia (Cyprus), by merger of Near East Christian Council (NECC), founded in 1956, and Near East Council of Churches (NECC) -- Conseil des Eglises du Proche-Orient, set up in 1962. Expanded, 1990, by inclusion of seven Catholic churches of the Middle East.
Deepen spiritual fellowship among churches of the Middle East and unite them in word and deed as they strive to achieve unity of the churches and bear a living evangelical witness to spread the gospel of salvation and reconciliation through the Lord Jesus Christ, love, peace and justice throughout the region and among the people inhabiting it.
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General Assembly (every 4 years); Executive Committee; General Secretariat in Beirut (Lebanon); Departments (2); Programme Units (3); Offices in Cairo (Egypt), Amman (Jordan) and Limassol (Cyprus); Liaison Offices in Arab Gulf (Dubai) and Jerusalem (Israel).
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