Commission on World Mission and Evangelism of the World Council of Churches (CWME)

Commission de mission et d'évangélisation du Conseil oecuménique des Eglises

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1921-10-06 Lake Mohawk NJ USA


6 Oct 1921, Lake Mohawk NJ (USA), as H-XH0124 - International Missionary Council (IMC). New Constitution adopted 19 Nov 1961, when IMC was integrated into B-XB3501 - World Council of Churches (WCC). Constitution revised Jan 1973, Bangkok (Thailand). In the late 1980s incorporated into WWC Unit II.


Assist the Christian community in the proclamation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, by word and deed, on an international level.


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Members (25-30), appointed by Central Committee of WCC, meet annually. Conference (every 6 to 7 years), consisting of of representatives of affiliated bodies.


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