National Council of Churches in Australia

Bishop Doug Stevens with the Conventual Sisters of St Dominic at an ecumenical gathering at Ganmain (Anglican Diocese of Riverina) in May 2011

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: history, origins and resources

“The unity of God’s Church, however, is more than merely overcoming fear and suspicion of difference. Relations between the separated parts of the body of Christ have certainly improved, but we cannot be content with this,” says Bishop Doug Stevens on the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which is held between Sunday 24 May and Sunday 31 May this year