Ecumenical Bodies

The EKD is fully committed to the ecumenical movement whose goal is Christian unity. Through its Department for Ecumenical Relations and Ministries Abroad, the EKD co-ordinates the participation of its member churches in the ecumenical movement. It is itself an active member of the following ecumenical bodies which it considers to be the organised expression of the churches' joint effort to engage in Christian service by serving human need, breaking down barriers between people, seeking justice and peace, and upholding the integrity of creation:

The World Council of Churches
The Conference of European Churches
The Community of Protestant Churches in Europe
The Council of Christian Churches in Germany (ACK)