Welcome To AACC-CETA

We are the largest association of Protestant, Orthodox and Indigenous churches in Africa.

Membership

The AACC fellowship accounts for over 120 million Christians across the continent.

Programmes

Our programmes are diverse equiping members in Good Governance and Democratic Transitions, Migration and Human Trafficking, Interfaith Dialogue among others.

The General Assembly is the supreme authority of the AACC. It is made up of the official representatives of the entire membership of the AACC. The General Assembly ordinarily meets every five years. Eight Assemblies have been held since the first one in Kampala, Uganda in 1963.  At each General Assembly, a General Committee is elected to service the members according to the AACC Constitution.

The General Committee comprises officers elected by the General Assembly and holds its meetings every 18 months.  The current General Committee Members were elected into office at the 8th General Assembly in Yaoundé, Cameroon held in 2002.

The Executive Committee is appointed by the General Committee and is empowered to make decisions on behalf of the General Committee in its yearly meetings.

The Finance and Personnel Committee is a seven member Committee appointed by the General Committee. The Committee is concerned with the finances and personnel issues of the AACC and meets twice a year or as need may dictate.

The General Secretariat - Under the leadership of the General Secretary, the General Secretariat comprises staff, who manages the AACC office on a day to day basis, and also interprets and implements the decisions by the governing bodies.

Vision
"Churches in Africa together for Life, Peace, Justice and Dignity"

 

Mission
The All Africa Conference of Churches is a fellowship of churches and institutions working together in their common witness to the Gospel by:

  • Mobilizing to faithfully live the message of God’s love;
  • Nurturing a common understanding of the faith;
  • Interpreting and responding to challenges to human dignity; and
  • Acting prophetically in Word, Life and Service for healing.

 

Values
In obedience to God and the imperatives of the Gospel we are committed to operate honestly and with integrity, and in the spirit of love.

 

Organizational Strategies And Principles

AACC is the prophetic presence and witness of the Churches in Africa.
AACC is an ecumenical instrument facilitating synergy amongst its members, with the people of Africa.
AACC mobilizes its constituency to speak with one voice on issues affecting the people of the African continent.

 

Our Principles

  • Proactive in the accompaniment of Churches; AACC is alert and responds to latent or emerging challenges in the continent.
  • Discernment for Positive Transformation; AACC reads the signs of the times, monitoring events, preventing conflicts and facilitating social transformation.
  • Issue Driven and Result Oriented Programmes; AACC programmes represent common understanding of contemporary dilemmas facing the continent and common commitment to action. Initiatives by the AACC are subjected to professional scrutiny and measured by the Christian values of member Churches in the continent.

 

Commitment To The Ecumenical Vocation
The AACC staff team is committed to Christian life and a strong sense of an ecumenical vocation in pursuit of renewal, restoration of human dignity and hope in the continent.

Contact

All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC-CETA)

General Secretariat: Waiyaki Way.
P.O. Box 14205-00800 Westlands,
Nairobi, Kenya.

Tel: +254 20 4441483, 4441338/9
Fax: +254 20 4443241, 4445835
Email: secretariat@aacc-ceta.org

Location

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