The All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC)

Our Identity

AACC is a continental ecumenical body that accounts for over 140 million Christians across the continent.

Delegates at the 11th General Assembly having discussions
Delegates at the 11th General Assembly having discussions

AACC is the largest association of Protestant, Anglican, Orthodox and Indigenous churches in Africa and is a member of the worldwide ecumenical network. AACC is a fellowship of 193 members comprising of Churches, National Councils of Churches (NCCs), theological and lay training institutions and other Christian organizations in 42 African countries.

 

Vision

Churches in Africa together for life, peace, justice and dignity.

 
Mission

All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) is a fellowship of churches and institutions in Africa working together in their common witness to the Gospel by:

  • Mobilizing to faithfully live the message of God’s love;
  • Nurturing a common understanding of the faith;
  • Interpreting and responding to challenges to human dignity; and,
  • Acting prophetically in word, life and services for healing.
 
Core Values

In obedience to God and the imperatives of the Gospel and Christian ethical standards, we are
committed to operate:

  •  With integrity,
  •  In the spirit of love,
  •  Respecting the dignity and God’s image in every human being.
 
Our Principles

AACC works through and with member churches in the continent in the following ways:-

  • We address issues facing the people of the African continent;
  • We are proactive and prophetic in the accompaniment of churches in Africa;
  • We engage in discernment for and promotion of positive transformation;
  • We are issue-driven and focus on result oriented programs;
  • We mobilize our constituency to speak jointly on issues affecting the people of the African continent;
  • We are committed to ecumenical vocation and in facilitating synergy amongst our members and with the people of Africa;
  • We encourage creativity and innovation in our programmatic work; and
  • We are committed to promoting and defending African dignity.

Our Partners/Stakeholders

Members Churches
Regional fellowships
National Christian Councils
Ecumenical partners
Development agencies
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)
Governments and multilateral institutions
Foundations and private corporations
Africans in the Diaspora.