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Below is one of a selection articles found in an attempt to gauge the impact in the media of the WCC's 9th Assembly. Since it appeared in an independent publication, this article neither represents nor necessarily reflects the official policy of the World Council of Churches.




Young Presbyterian at WCC Assembly


PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil — Emily Welty wasn't thinking about being a young-adult steward for the ninth Assembly of the World Council of Churches (WCC). She was just looking for a job.

Welty, a Presbyterian from Three Rivers, MI, a graduate of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)-related College of Wooster in Ohio, recently earned her Masters degree in International Peace and Conflict Resolution at American University in Washington, DC. (...)