” NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CHURCHES IN BANGLADESH IS AN ECUMENICAL ORGANIZATION”
Established in 1949 as East Pakistan Christian Council (EPCC). After the emergence of sovereign Bangladesh in 1971 the EPCC renamed as the National Council of Churches-Bangladesh (NCCB), and in Bangla the Jatiya Church Parishad, Bangladesh (JCPB). NCCB is a national Ecumenical fellowship of Churches working for greater Unity in Diversity to promote Faith, Witness and Services towards a just, humanitarian and peaceful World. Today NCCB brings together 15 Protestant denominational Churches and 8 Christian Organizations/Associations , including close functional relationship with Roman catholic and other fraternal bodies.
All Churches in Bangladesh will be vibrant and faithful Body of Christ through fulfilling the Mission given by Lord Jesus Christ by extend His kingdom in our Context, so that – Thy Will be done in our midst.
By enhancing the growth and maturity of individual Church and her members in their own context, so that they can become self sustaining entities, equipping them to be committed to fulfill the mission mandate of Lord Jesus Christ by Attempting great things for God and Expect great things from God for the people of this country; And by addressing all people, irrespective of religions, race, class, economic status and ethnic identity to bring sustainable and total transformation in all aspects of their lives to .
Ministries we pursue to fulfill the Mission :
Bringing believers of the Churches and other faith people to confront the Challenges of Ecumenism in Mission and Evangelism today.
Fostering rights and dignity of Women, Youth and Indigenous people by empowering them in decision making leadership towards transformation.
Serving Children and Adolescent for their sustainable overall development as leaders of Church and Society tomorrow for change.
Ensuring efforts to bring Just-Peace by establishing human rights and justice for all in the Church and Society.
Ensuring Physical, Mental and Spiritual health care services to the members of all Churches and Society for holistic healing.
Encouraging the stewardship, transparency, integrity, accountability and other Christian Values in the Churches and the Council.
Serving disasters affected people through emergency humanitarian support, rehabilitation and sustainable development initiatives.
Fostering reconciliation, counseling and peace by ensuring efforts to reduce and resist anxiety, stress and conflicts in the Church and Society.
Responding and making efforts in national and international Issues, obstacles and crisis through various possible initiatives.
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. ( Matthew 28:19 )
তাই তোমরা যাও, তোমরা গিয়ে সকল জাতির মানুষকে আমার শিষ্য কর ৷ পিতা, পুত্র ও পবিত্র আত্মার নামে বাপ্তিস্ম দাও ৷ ( মথি অধ্যায় ২৮ : ১৯ )