KBF Joins Kentucky Council of Churches

Kentucky Baptist Fellowship was accepted as a full member of the Kentucky Council of Churches at their Annual Assembly held in Bowling Green October 14-15, 2010.  The Kentucky Council of Churches is an ecumenical group related to the National Council of Churches. 

KBF joins 11 other Protestant and Catholic bodies in the state group dedicated to promoting Christian unity through common witness and service.

In 2006, KBF obtained "observer" status with the council.  In April of 2010, the Coordinating Council of the KBF voted unamiously at it's Spring Gathering to seek full  membership. 

KCC is one of 46 statewide councils that function independently from but coordinate efforts with the National Council of Churches and the World Council of Churches.  The KCC represents churches with a total membership of about 800,000.  It sponsors commissions on Christian unity, justice ministries, local ecumenisim, disaster recovery, rural life, creation care, peacemaking, and racism.

 

Kentucky Baptist Fellowship joins ecumenical body - Associated Baptist Press

Coalitions takes in Kentucky Baptist Fellowship - Louisville Courier-Journal