Ecumenical and Interreligious Bodies

Ecumenical and Interreligious Bodies

(Appointments and Reappointments to be made for upcoming terms)
January 31, 2018

Dialogues and Coordinating Committees

Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue in the USA

The Right Rev. John Bauerschmidt (chair)
The Rev. Dr. Michael Cover
Dr. Dan Joslyn-Siemiatkoski
Dr. John Kiess
The Rev. Dr. Amy Richter

Lutheran-Episcopal Coordinating Committee

The Right Rev. Douglas Sparks (chair)
The Rev. Nils Chittenden
The Rev. Nancy Sargent McGrath Green
The Rev. Jon Perez
The Rev. Canon Dr. David Perry

Moravian-Episcopal Coordinating Committee

The Right Rev. Steven Miller (chair)
The Rev. T. Scott Allen
The Rev. Dale Grandfield
The Rev. Maria Tjeltveit

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Dialogue

The Right Rev. Eugene Sutton (chair)
The Rev. Canon Elise Johnstone
The Rev. Dr. Timothy Mulder
The Hon. Joanne O’Donnell
Ms. Elizabeth Ring
The Rev. Joseph Wolyniak

United Methodist Church Dialogue

The Rt. Rev. C. Franklin Brookhart (chair)
The Rev. Dr. Thomas Ferguson
Dr. Deirdre Good
The Rev. Mariclair Partee Carlsen
The Right Rev. David Rice

Philippine Independent Church Concordat Panel

On hold until next triennial appointments

Ecumenical Bodies

Consultation on Common Texts
The Rev. Paul David Fromberg (2021)

National Council of Churches

Governing Board: Bishop Curry (sends proxies)
Faith and Order: The Rev. David Simmons (Term of six years appointed 2018)
Appointments to be made post GC for NCC six year term:
Intergenerational Think Tank: currently the Rev. Lauren Holder and Ted Gerbach; meets once a year.
Interreligious Convening Table (Christian Jewish/Christian Muslim): currently the Rev. Al Moss
Local and Regional Ecumenism Committee no current appointment)

World Council of Churches

Elections and appointments from Busan Assembly 2013. Next assembly tbd 2020

Central Committee: The Rev. Consuela Sanchez

Faith and Order: The Rev. Dr. Ellen Wondra

Young Adult Education Committee: Ms. Carrie Grace Littauer serves on the Global Ecumenical Theological Institute.

Ecumenical/Interreligious Bodies

Churches Uniting in Christ

Christian Churches Together

Churches for Middle East Peace

Religions for Peace

National Religious Partnership for the Environment

Other ecumenical/interreligious bodies with which we engage and work

  • Church World Service
  • United Religions Initiative
  • Council on Foreign Relations Religion and Foreign Policy Initiative.

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