Irish Council of Churches
The Irish Council of Churches (ICC) (founded 1922, reorganised under its present name 1966) is an ecumenical Christian body. It is a sister organisation of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland.
Member churches are currently:
- The Antiochian Orthodox Church,
- The Church of Ireland,
- The Greek Orthodox Church in Britain and Ireland,
- The LifeLink Network of Churches,
- The Lutheran Church in Ireland,
- The Methodist Church in Ireland,
- The Moravian Church (Irish District),
- The Non-subscribing Presbyterian Church of Ireland,
- The Presbyterian Church in Ireland,
- The Religious Society of Friends,
- The Rock of Ages Cherubim and Seraphim Church, (Eternal Sacred Order of Cherubim and Seraphim)
- The Romanian Orthodox Church in Ireland,
- The Russian Orthodox Church in Ireland,
- The Salvation Army (Ireland Division).
The Irish Inter-Church Meeting (IICM) was established in 1973 as a forum between ICC's member churches and the Catholic Church.
- The Encyclopedia of Christianity; ed. Erwin Fahlbusch, Geoffrey William Bromiley, 1999; Vol. 2, p. 741: "This body was superseded in 1966 by the Irish Council of Churches (— > National Council of Churches), which is serviced by a full-time ... The Irish Council of Churches reflects the concerns of similar councils throughout the world."
- The Church of England Yearbook 1997; p. 113 National Assembly of the Church of England: "... which are themselves grouped together in Churches Together in England, CYTUN (Churches Together in Wales), ACTS (Action of Churches Together in Scotland) and Irish ecumenical bodies, particularly the Irish Council of Churches."
- Irish Council of Churches
- The Challenges of the Pentecostal, Charismatic, and Messianic Jewish Movements: the tensions of the spirit Peter Hocken - 2009: "In Northern Ireland there is LifeLink, led by Paul Reid (Belfast),
- Paul Reid: "Paul Reid is the leader of the LifeLink Network, a group of churches in Ireland committed ... He is also senior pastor of the Christian Fellowship Church in Belfast."