NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CHURCHES OF KENYA, Kenya
The National Council of Churches of Kenya, NCCK is an umbrella organization of protestant churches and Christian organizations in Kenya. Its central mandate is to foster ecumenism at national, regional and community level to strengthen joint action by churches on matters of common concern. Through NCCK, the membership seeks to facilitate the attainment of a united, just, peaceful and sustainable society. In the execution of this noble mandate, the NCCK adheres to and is guided by Biblical teachings. NCCK was formed in 1913 during the United Missionary Conference held at Thogoto near Kikuyu, with the name Federation of Missions. The name has changed several times in history to what we are today. The Vision and Mission statements of the Council are:
Vision: One Church; United in faith and mission witnessing to Jesus Christ.
Mission: To facilitate the united mission of the Christian Church in Kenya, The Council shall:
Promote fellowship and ecumenism;
Nurture a common understanding of the Christian faith and mission;
Build the capacities of membership;
Enhance the creation of a just and sustainable society;