The Wisconsin Council of Churches (WCC) is a community of Christian denominations that covenant to engage in a common ministry focused on church unity, peacemaking, social and economic justice for Wisconsin’s most vulnerable residents, and revitalizing congregations.
The Council encompasses 19 denominations with approximately 2,000 congregations and over one million church members. Join with us as we pray and work together for the unity and renewal of the church and the healing and reconciliation of the world.
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In the Wake of Charlottesville: Faith Statements and Resources on Racism
“Those who say, ‘I love God,’ and hate their brothers or sisters, are liars; for those who do not love a brother or sister whom they have seen, cannot love God whom they have not seen. The commandment we have … Continue reading
WCC Names New Executive Director
The Wisconsin Council of Churches is excited to announce that the Rev. Kerri Parker has been named as its new executive director. Rev. Parker brings a strong faith commitment to the ecumenical ministry of the Wisconsin Council of Churches and … Continue reading
We are definitely in the midst of change. We are experiencing the change of seasons, moving from the cold and solitude of winter into the season of spring, which will bring renewal and growth. As a church, we are also … Continue reading
On Behalf of Our Children: Wisconsin’s Racial Disparities and the Call of the Gospel
While the Gospel seems clear on the evil of racism, the church has not always lived up to the Gospel’s call. Four video presentations (called “scripts”) which provide historical, biblical, and theological discussions of the church and racism are now … Continue reading
Faith Leaders: Sign the letter to protect lifesaving aid
It is hard to imagine a worse time to consider cutting lifesaving international aid, which currently amounts to less than half of one percent of the federal budget. But that is exactly what President Trump’s newly-released “skinny” budget for fiscal … Continue reading
Welcome new member Ecumenical Catholic Communion
The Wisconsin Council of Churches is please to welcome the Ecumenical Catholic Communion as our newest member. Membership was voted on and approved at the recent 2016 Annual Meeting. Pictured are ECC Presiding Bishop Francis Krebs, Board President Rev. Sarah Moore-Nokes, … Continue reading