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.


Contact ACTS

Action of Churches Together in Scotland

Jubilee House

Forthside Way




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