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Did you know the United Methodist Church partners with World Council of Churches?

The United Methodist Church partners with World Council of Churches?


To help in the basic mission for basic human rights, the United Methodist fund joins with other ecumenical organizations to give voice to those who are unable. The Interdenominational Cooperation Fund helps support the basic budgets of organizations such as the World Council of Churches that relate to the ecumenical responsibilities of the Council of Bishops.


Being a global church's means you have to be concerned about the wellbeing of other Christians around the world. The Interdenominational Cooperation Fund (ICF) enables United Methodists to share a presence and a voice in the activities of several national and worldwide ecumenical organizations. It provides the United Methodist share of the basic budgets of these organizations. Together we stand as an ecumenical front to globally make a difference. Even though our customs may differ, promoting basic human rights in every corner of the world is the basic mission of the ICF. Giving towards the ICF help Christians around the world stand together for those who are marginalized and persecuted for speaking about their faith. In 1952, the General Conference agreed to share in the basic budget with other organizations to help provide for the budget of the National Council of Churches and World Council of Churches.

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Giving for the Interdenominational Cooperation Fund is through your local church apportionments. Learn more about the agencies that oversee Interdenominational Cooperation Fund funds Office of Christian Unity and Interreligious Concerns

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