The Methodist Church in Argentina (Iglesia Metodista en Argentina), as part of the Ecumenical Commission of Christian Churches in Argentina (CEICA) and Latin American Council of Churches (CLAI) will receive a visit from the General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), Reverend Olav Fykse Tveit, and WCC President for Latin America and the Caribbean, Rev. Gloria Ulloa. On Wednesday, 26 August a ceremony will be held at the Palacio San Martin, Liberator Hall, during which the WCC general secretary will share his presentation and message. Following the ceremony, there will be a time for ecumenical prayer and a lunch.
Bishop Frank De Nully Brown of the Methodist Church In Argentina and President of CEICA issued a joint statement with Pastora Claudia Tron, Regional Secretary for CLAI Rio de la Plata:
“This visit is of great value to our ecumenical path as we recognize the many contributions of the WCC in support of the defense of human rights and the recovery and building of democracy in our country. From the CEICA and CLAI we feel very pleased to meet to affirm our ecumenical vocation for Christian unity.” (translated from the original Spanish)