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Ecumenical Glossary

To help you through the minefield of ecumenical acronyms, here is a list of all the ones we could think of:

ACTS - Action of Churches Together in Scotland

CAIRS - Churches' Agency for Inter-faith Relations in Scotland
CIRN - Churches' Inter Religious Network (CTBI)
CRJN - Churches' Racial Justice Network (CTBI)
CEC - Conference of European Churches
CTBI - Churches Together in Britain and Ireland
CTE - Churches Together in England
Cytun - Churches Together in Wales. Cytun is the Welsh word for 'Together'

EDG - Ecumenical Developemnt Group (ACTS)

GMN - Global Mission Network (CTBI)

ICC - Irish Council of Churches
IICM - Irish Inter-Church Meeting

LEP - Local Ecumenical Partnership
LWF - Lutheran World Fellowship

NEWS - Network of Ecumenical Women in Scotland

SCEG - Scottish Churches' Education Group
SCEN - Scottish Churches' European Network
SCHA - Scottish Churches Housing Action
SCNSBLEP - Scottish Churches National Sponsoring Body for Local Ecumenical Partnerships
SCPO - Scottish Churches' Parliamentary Office
SCRE - Scottish Christian Resources Exhibition
SCRJG - Scottish Churches' Racial Justice Group
SCSIN - Scottish Churches' Social Inclusion Network
SIFC - Scottish Interfaith Council

WCRC - World Communion of Reformed Churches
WCC - World Council of Churches

If you know of any others, please contact the webmaster and we will add it to the list.