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National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America.

Formed 1950, Cleveland, Ohio, by merger of:

  1. Federal* Council of the Chs. of Christ in Am.
  2. For. Miss. Conf. of N. Am. (see Union Movements, 13).
  3. Home Miss. Council of N. Am. (see Union Movements, 13).
  4. The International* Council of Religious Educ.
  5. Miss. Educ. Movement of the US and Can. (see Union Movements, 13).
  6. Nat. Prot. Council on Higher Educ. (see Union Movements, 13).
  7. United Council of Ch. Women (see Union Movements, 13).
  8. United Stewardship Council (see Union Movements, 13).

Others joining later include:

  1. Church* World Service.
  2. Interseminary Committee (founded 1880). See also Student Volunteer Movement, 4.
  3. Prot. Film Commission (founded 1947).
  4. Prot. Radio Commission (est. 1947).
  5. Student* Volunteer Movement.
  6. United Student Christian Council (see Young People's Organizations, Christian, I, 6).

The NCC supports the ecumenical* movement and is known for radio, TV, and other mass media work. EL

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