The Victorian Council of Churches Emergencies Ministry began in 1977 and has grown to over 1,500 volunteers trained to respond to disasters in Victoria.
The Council’s work is assisted by six Commissions. Members of Commissions are invited for their expertise and commitment to the ecumenical journey.
Membership of the Victorian Council of Churches is open to all churches whose faith and practices are in accord with the mission statement of the Council.
Each month VCC sends out an electronic newsletter covering upcoming events and latest news from around Victoria and Australia.
  • The Victorian Council of Churches Emergencies Ministry began in 1977 and has grown to over 1,500...
  • The Council’s work is assisted by six Commissions. Members of Commissions are invited for their...
  • Membership of the Victorian Council of Churches is open to all churches whose faith and practices...
  • Each month VCC sends out an electronic newsletter covering upcoming events and latest news from...

Welcome to the Victorian Council of Churches

The Victorian Council of Churches is a fellowship of churches which confess to the Lord Jesus Christ as God and Saviour according to the scriptures and seek to fulfil together their common calling to the glory of the one God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Read More >>

News

  • 22.07.12
    Exciting times ahead at Victorian Council of Churches

    “These are exciting times in the life of the VCC”, General Secretary Theo Mackaay said recently. “The review which was set up by the Executive early in 2011 reported at the beginning of this year and made some wide-ranging recommendations.”

    “In particular, people are showing strong support for a more streamlined organisation with greater attention to function rather than form. There is still some way to go before we finalise the size and structure of the member church delegations, but we have certainly struck the right balance by reducing the possible overall size of the Assembly. We believe this will make the business sessions better managed and a more effective means of enabling the churches to meet, to confer and to pray,” Mr Mackaay said.

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  • 22.07.12
    National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ecumenical Commission

    Stronger Futures or Stronger Policy

    The Stronger Futures Legislation is disproportionate with the peoples wishes and catapults Indigenous communities back to the micro-management of Mission days is the message from the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ecumenical Commission (NATSIEC).  NATSIEC, as the peak Indigenous ecumenical body and commission of the National Council of Churches in Australia (NCCA) requests that the Government heed the message of the Northern Territory Elders, communities and service providers in their quest for authentic consultation and negotiation to gain stronger and better futures for themselves.

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Prayers

  • A Prayer for Strength

    Guide me Lord, you are my heart, you are my strength, you are my hope. Teach me Lord, and guide my way. I love you more each passing day.

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