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Pacific Conference of Churches
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1. Origin

The Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC), which grew out of a widely felt concern for cooperation among Pacific churches, was formally constituted in 1966 at the First Assembly, held at Lifou, Loyalty Islands, of New Caledonia. It describes itself as “a fellowship of churches which confess the Lord Jesus Christ as God and Savior according to the Scriptures and therefore seek to fulfill their common calling to the glory of the one God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit” (point 3 of the constitution).

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Tevi, Lorine, “Pacific Conference of Churches”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 19 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_P.1>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512

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