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Witnessing to Christian unity through relationships and actions


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Witnessing to Christian unity through relationships and actions


 

Shared life & Ministry

We are an ecumenical organization working toward a common ministry for justice, peace, and the integrity of creation under the leading of the Holy Spirit. Join our household of faith to share in our common life.

 
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What Is the Kentucky Council of Churches Mission?


Founded in 1947, the Kentucky Council of Churches is one of the most representative and diverse councils of its kind in the United States. Representatives from 16 different conferences, dioceses, and districts from 11 different denominations and several independent and observer traditions form the council which meets throughout the year to consider matters of faith and common work. Over the more than seven decades of its work, the KCC has considered and crafted more than 35 policy statements to help guide Kentuckians in matters of faith in action. To be adopted, all policies must be unanimously approved by representatives from every member body.

What Is the Kentucky Council of Churches Mission?


Founded in 1947, the Kentucky Council of Churches is one of the most representative and diverse councils of its kind in the United States. Representatives from 16 different conferences, dioceses, and districts from 11 different denominations and several independent and observer traditions form the council which meets throughout the year to consider matters of faith and common work. Over the more than seven decades of its work, the KCC has considered and crafted more than 35 policy statements to help guide Kentuckians in matters of faith in action. To be adopted, all policies must be unanimously approved by representatives from every member body.

What is the vision for Kentucky Council of Churches?

 
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The Videos Are Here, The Videos Are Here.....!!!!

If you weren't able to make it to our 2017 Annual Assembly (or you enjoyed it so much you want to relive it), sit back, relax, and enjoy these videos taken of our keynote speakers, preacher and Friday's group simulation activity.

Thursday keynote

Worship preacher 

Friday keynote

Friday group simulation activity


 

KCC Welcomes New Executive Director The Rev. Dr. Donald Gillett, II

The Reverend Kent Gilbert, President of the Executive Board of the Kentucky Council of Churches and Lead Pastor, Union Church of Berea, announces the selection of the Reverend Doctor Donald K. Gillette, II as the Executive Director of the Council.

In accepting the call to serve as Executive Director of the Council, Dr. Gillette noted:

“I have enormous respect for the work of the Kentucky Council of Churches and am honored to have been selected as its Executive Director. I believe in the collective wisdom and faith power of God's church to bring about meaningful and sustainable change for the least of these and look forward to our ministry together."

The Reverend Dr. Gillett holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from Jarvis Christian College in Hawkins, TX; a Master of Divinity from McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, IL; a Master of Business Degree from Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN and an earned Doctorate of Ministry Degree from Lexington Theological Seminary, Lexington, KY.

He also currently serves as the chair of the UMCS Board and co-chair of B.U.I.L.D. an organization dedicated to building a speaking for and with those underserved and underrepresented in the community. He is the Vice-President/President Elect for the National Convocation Board of Directors for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

The Reverend Dr. Gillett has four children, Jeremy, Liyah, Tasia, and Donald, III (Trey) and one grandchild Jayda. He is married to Dr. Charisse L. Gillett, President of the Lexington Theological Seminary.



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Get Involved


You can make a difference through participation in the ministry of the Kentucky Council of Churches.

Get Involved


You can make a difference through participation in the ministry of the Kentucky Council of Churches.

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KCC uses a grassroots advocacy system to keep individuals and judicatories abreast of the most recent legislative actions as well as our annual assembly and fundraising events, news and other information we feel is important to those involved with the council.

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Show Your Support

KCC depends on donations from its judicatory members as well as individuals. We have signed up with the Kroger and Amazon Smile programs to help benefit the individual as well as KCC.

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Get Involved

KCC has several committees that meet regularly to help with one of its main principles - promoting unity among the world's Christian churches. (Justice Commission, Creation Care, Assemblies Planning). Other committees help with fundraising, budget and finance, planning the annual assembly and personnel and nominations of board members. If you are interested in getting involved in any of these committees, please send Karen Owsley an email expressing your interest. kao@kycouncilofchurches.org

Kentucky Roman Catholic Bishops meet with the Governor to discuss issues.

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