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St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Yarraville
St Nicholas Day 2023
GOCA Northcote and melbourne Dioceses
Archdiocesan Districts of Melbourne and Northcote clergy with His Eminence Archbishop Makarios
Christmas Lessons and Carols 2023
Ecumenical Lessons and Carols Service 2023
Romanian Church

Romanian Orthodox Church of Saint Filotea (Highfield Road UC Canterbury)

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Ukrainian Catholic Church
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Emergencies Ministry
Romanian & UCA clergy
Fr Claudiu, Bishop Michael and Rev Andrew Boyle
Romanian Orthodox Church of St Filotea and Highfield Road Canterbury UCA
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St. Aphrem Syrian Orthodox Church Melbourne
Bishop Marthoma

Bishop Gregorios Mar Stephanos
Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church
Diocese of Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand

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PALM SUNDAY WALK FOR REFUGEES 2023
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Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) Melbourne

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St Mary’s Antiochian Orthodox Church, Yarraville

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Ecumenical Service – Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Ecumenical Service
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2023
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Hon Colin Brooks MP met with Victorian Church Leaders Network, September 2023
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Melbourne Church of South India (MCSI)
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Welcome to Reverend Father Isaac Wehbe, St Georges (Antiochian) Cathedral, September 2023
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Welcome to the Victorian Council of Churches

The Victorian Council of Churches gathers together in pilgrimage churches which:

  • confess the Lord Jesus Christ as God and Saviour according to the Scriptures;
  • seek to fulfil together their common calling to the glory of the one God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit;
  • commit themselves to deepen their relationship with each other in order to express more visibly the unity willed by Christ for his church;
  • work together towards the fulfilment of their common mission of witness, proclamation and service.

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners and Custodians of Country throughout Australia and acknowledge their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to the people, the cultures and the Elders past, present and emerging. 

Quick links

2024 Dates and events

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (12-19th May)
Resources adapted for Australia now available on the NCCA website. Time to start planning ecumenical events for May!
https://www.ncca.org.au/faith-and-unity-resources/wopcu24

World Day of Prayer 1st March 2024
Theme: “I Beg You… Bear With One Another in Love” (Ephesians 4:1-3) Resources. Here is an additional resource for WDOP 2024 adapted from United Women in Prayer that could be included in the service. World Day of Prayer Palestine statement (see below)

VCC e-news #4.2024 – 26th February 2024

Back copies of VCC e-news here.

Lenten resources 2024

Good Friday ecumenical events (a collation in progress)

Statements: Conflict in Israel and Gaza
(includes a link to an extensive compilation by Jason Goroncy)

Statement by VCC President Rev Deacon Dr Joseph Leach VCC Statement.Israel Gaza conflict

Nominations for awards and recognition 

VCLN meetings 2024 (11am-1pm)
6th March      Hosted by CCVT, South Melbourne
5 June.             Hosted by UCA Vic/Tas
25 September Hosted by Melbourne Anglicans
13 November  Hosted by Victoria Quaker Centre