Catholic, Evangelical, Pentecostal, Orthodox, African-American and Protestant Christian Communions & organizations in the U.S.A. witnessing together to the reconciling power of the Gospel of Jesus


 

The purpose of Christian Churches Together is to enable churches and national Christian organizations to grow closer together in Christin order to strengthen our Christian witness in the world.

 

At the 2019 Annual Convocation, CCT Commemorated the 400th Anniversary of the Transatlantic Slave Trade and Committed to Continue to Exploring and Enacting Pathways to Genuine Racial Healing and Wholeness.

 

Convocation participants met at the Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church.

More than 75 Christian leaders gathered in Montgomery for prayer, dialogue, and to remember the atrocities committed against people of African descent in the city and throughout the United States.

Church leaders encircle for prayer the location where the main slave market in Montgomery used to be located.

 

 

On Thursday afternoon church leaders did a prayer pilgrimage stopping to pray at several historical markers in the city. Walking from the river, where the enslaved were brought into the city.
Dr. Julius R. Scruggs (2nd from right) was the preacher during the main prayer service, held at the Dexter Ave. King Memorial Baptist Church.
The visit to the National Memorial for Peace and Justice was one of the most moving experiences during our time in Montgomery. The memorial immortalizes the lives of thousands who were lynched.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Christian Churches Together Statement on Immigration 

The diverse group, representing leadership from Catholic, Evangelical/Pentecostal, Historic Protestant, Orthodox,
and Historic Black churches, agreed on these unified principles:
• An earned path to citizenship for the 11 million people in the United States without authorization.
• The priority of family reunification in any immigration reform.
• Protecting the integrity of our borders and protecting due process for immigrants and their families.
• Improving refugee protection laws and asylum laws.
• Reviewing international economic policies to address the root causes of unauthorized immigration

Read full statement HERE


The communions and organizations in Christian Churches Together are committed:

– to celebrate a common confession of faith in the Triune God.
– to discern the guidance of the Holy Spirit through prayer and theological dialogue.
– to provide fellowship and mutual support.
– to seek a better understanding of each other by affirming our commonalities and understanding our differences.
– to foster evangelism faithful to the proclamation of the gospel.
– to speak to society with a common voice whenever possible.
– and to promote the common good of society.


 

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