The election of a new general secretary tops the agenda for the 11-18 May meeting of the Executive Committee of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), to be held in Hannover, Germany.
A search committee will present their recommended candidate to the Executive Committee on Tuesday, 13 May. If the candidate is elected, an installation service for the new general secretary will take place on Sunday, 18 May, at 10:00 a.m. in the Reformed Church in Hannover. Setri Nyomi, current general secretary, will be concluding his second and final term this summer.
Other highlights of the Executive Committee meeting include:
Sunday, 11 May: Executive Committee members will participate in worship services in the area, including Hannover, Celle, Hamburg, Rintein, Braunschweig, Leer, Larrelt and Loppersum.
Monday, 12 May: The Executive Committee will meet with representatives of the Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland in the EKD offices, learning about the mission and challenges of German churches. Members will also hear reports from the WCRC president and general secretary.
Executive Committee members will also address several issues, including:
The Executive Committee is the WCRC’s governing board and meets annually. It is composed of 30 members from around the world.