- Advocacy Resources
- Care for Creation
- Community Investment Program
- Concealed Carry Information for Congregations
- Ecumenical Resources
- Ecu-News Newsletter
- Gun Violence
- Mandatory Reporting by Clergy
- Peacemaking and Nonviolence
- Voter Resources
- WCC Policy Statements
- WCC Publications & Audio/Visual Resources
- Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
- Wisconsin Emergency Resources
Find advocacy resources to help you offer effective public witness on vital issues affecting your community. Our Public Policy Advocacy Guide offers helpful information and tactics on being an advocate. Download this four page document in PDF format.
Care for Creation
Links to organizations and resources that can help your congregation integrate environmental stewardship into its worship, service, and teaching. You can also read the WCC statement, “Reconciled in Christ with Creator and Creation: The Worshipful Work of Caring for Creation.”
Community Investment Program
The Community Investment Program is for individuals, congregations and member denominations investing in a brighter future for Wisconsin’s low income families and communities. View a brochure on the Community Investment Program (PDF format).
Concealed Carry Information for Congregations
Learn about the implications of regulations regarding the carrying of conchttps://www.wichurches.org/resources/concealed-carry-information-for-congregations/ealed weapons in Wisconsin may affect your congregation.
View our Ecumenical Dialogue and Agreements page where a listing of current ecumenical dialogues is available for download.
EcuNews was periodlically published by the Wisconsin Council of Churches. Archived EcuNews are available online as an Adobe Acrobat file. To download a copy of Acrobat click here.
Available online EcuNews Issues:
- EcuNews January 2017
- EcuNews September 2016
- EcuNews January 2016
- EcuNews September 2015
- EcuNews January 2015
- EcuNews September 2014
- EcuNews January 2014
- EcuNews September 2013
- EcuNews January 2013
- EcuNews August 2012
- EcuNews January 2012
- EcuNews August 2011
- EcuNews January 2011
- EcuNews September 2010
- EcuNews January 2010
- EcuNews September 2009
- EcuNews April 2009
In some churches, gun violence has already been a topic of much discussion. In other places, it has been a challenge to address gun violence, with division among the body about how to proceed. We have been asked for resources, and are gathering materials to help churches have faithful conversations which prepare people for action rooted in Gospel values. A list of resources is on our Addressing Gun Violence page.
The WCC’s “Becoming Welcoming Communities” study guide for congregations and links to additional resources about immigrants and immigration.
Mandatory Reporting by Clergy
View resources concerning Senate Bill 207, Mandatory Reporting for Clergy.
Peacemaking and Nonviolence
The WCC Peace and Justice Commission is compiling resources from WCC member denominations and others that help congregations focus on the important work of peacemaking and nonviolence.
See how your congregation can help its members learn about the candidates and issues, encourage voter registration, raise the level of public dialogue, and exercise faithful citizenship. Download a 2018 Voter Guide in PDF format.
WCC Policy Statements
View or download WCC Policy Statements, either individually or as a single document, in PDF format.
WCC Publications & Audio/Visual Resources
See our Publications & Audio/Visual Resources listing (PDF format) for a list of available resources and ordering information.
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
The theme and text for each year’s observance of the Week of Prayer are chosen and prepared by representatives of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and representatives of the World Council of Churches. The international texts are developed, adapted and published for use in the USA by Graymoor Ecumenical and Interreligious Institute The Faith and Order Commission of the National Council of Churches USA promotes the week among the NCC’s 35 member communions.
Resources include daily prayer guides, prayer cards, posters, and bulletin covers. Information and order forms for Week of Prayer materials are available at the Graymoor Ecumenical and Interreligious website at: www.geii.org Visit our Week of Prayer web page.
Wisconsin Emergency Resources
To view a the Wisconsin Emergency Preparedness website go to: http://readywisconsin.wi.gov