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Organizations relating to Churches

First Church of Christ, Scientist / Boston MA, USA / Est. 1879
The Evangelical Alliance Mission / Wheaton IL, USA / Est. 1890
Methodist Church Britain - World Church Office / London, UK
Newfrontiers / London, UK / Est. 1981
International Federation of Free Evangelical Churches / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1948
UnitingWorld / Sydney, Australia / Est. 1977
Service of the European Churches for International Students / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1996
METEM-International Society of Toronto for Hungarian Church History / Toronto ON, Canada / Est. 1986
Melkite Greek Catholic Church / Antelias, Lebanon
Fellowship of Councils of Churches in Southern Africa
Church Resource Ministries / Anaheim CA, USA / Est. 1980
Joint Working Group between the Roman Catholic Church and the World Council of Churches / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1965
Worldwide Family of God Churches / Harare, Zimbabwe
Evergreen International / Est. 1989
North American Baptist Conference / Roseville CA, USA
African Protestant Church / Yaoundé, Cameroon / Est. 1934
Marianist Lay Communities / South Bend IN, USA / Est. 1993
Council of Churches of East Asia / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Aid to the Church in Need / Königstein, Germany / Est. 1947
Anglican Church of Central America / San José, Costa Rica
Global Advance / Dallas TX, USA / Est. 1990
Oikos - Ecumenical Institute for Church and Development Cooperation / Utrecht, Netherlands / Est. 1994
Fellowship of the Middle Eastern Evangelical Churches / Ain Aar, Lebanon
Bible League International / Crete IL, USA / Est. 1938
Glenmary Home Missioners / Cincinnati OH, USA / Est. 1939

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World Problems relating to Churches

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Religious discrimination in education
Desecration of religious buildings
Accumulation and misuse of religious property
Religious and political antagonism
Unethical practices of priesthood
Official religion
Religious schism
Decreasing participation in collective religious worship
Introverted churches
Closed area churches
Lack of a religious centre

Action Strategies relating to Churches

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Planting churches
Increasing church attendance
Reducing church attendance
Providing religious education
Encouraging national churches
Engaging in ecumenical dialogue
Establishing joint action among churches
Informing member churches
Secularizing politics
Strengthening churches
Supporting churches
Joining church and state
Individualizing churches
Reforming churches
Identifying anti-change agents
Regionalizing churches
Linking together national churches
Admonishing the churches
Honouring role of the church
Helping churches plan their work
Dialoguing among leaders of churches
Advancing missionary church
Revealing illegal activities of the church

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