Dr. Collver and Bishop Voigt, Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church (SELK), stand in front of the Ecumenical Center in Geneva, Switzerland. The Ecumenical Center is owned by the World Council of Churches (WCC) and is the location of the headquarters for the Lutheran World Federation (LWF). Representatives from the International Lutheran Council (ILC), Bishop Voigt, Dr. Ralph Mayan (Lutheran Church Canada), and Dr. Collver, came to Geneva to meet with representatives of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF).

Entities that are located in the Ecumenical Center.

A crucifix inside the chapel at the Ecumenical Center.

The chancel at the chapel in the Ecumenical Center. The decor is eclectic primarily consisting primarily of influences from African, Eastern Orthodox, and Coptic churches.

Close up of the chancel.

The martyrdom of Stephen portrayed in the WCC chapel.

An African Cross in the lobby of the Ecumenical Center.

A banner about the Lutheran Church in Madagascar.

Member Churches of the World Council of Churches (WCC)

The outside of the Ecumenical Center.

Tomorrow discussions continue with the Lutheran World Federation (LWF). A future post will describe some of these discussions.

– Rev. Dr. Albert Collver, Director of Church Relations

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Location:Rue de Fribourg,Geneva,Switzerland