When Churches Join

An introduction to developing ecumenical co-operating partnerships with congregations of other denominations.

This section considers the basis of the imperative towards Christian unity.

This section considers the levels, kinds and examples of co-operation and the processes, consultations and permission-seeking that follow the initial decision to co-operate.

This section reflects on particular difficulties that need special consideration.

This section looks at the cooperation between the UCA and the Anglican and Lutheran Churches.

Documents regarding ecumenism and cooperation can be found here.

The Appendices to Why Churches Join include documents on the nature and use of covenants.