Graduate Theological Union

Brown Bag Luncheon with the Director of the Ecumenical Institute at Bossey

Monday, September 24, 2012 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm

Ioan SaucaThe GTU President’s and Dean’s Offices invite you to a brown bag luncheon discussion to hear about the work of the Ecumenical Institute at Bossey near Geneva, Switzerland, a program of the World Council of Churches.

The director of the Ecumenical Institute, Professor Dr. Father Ioan Sauca, will present on the future of ecumenical formation and why it is still vitally important in the world today. There will be Q&A session.

Dinner Boardroom, 3rd Floor, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley

Drinks and dessert provided by the GTU President’s Office. For more information contact Angela Muñoz in the GTU Dean’s Office.


About Dr. Sauca: From the Orthodox Church in Romania, Dr. Sauca first joined the World Council of Churches (WCC) as Executive Secretary for Orthodox Studies and Relationship in Mission in 1994. In 1998 he was appointed as the Professor of Missiology and Systematic/Ecumenical Theology at the WCC Ecumenical Institute in Bossey which is attached to the University of Geneva, Switzerland. He has been serving as the Institute’s Director since 2001.

About the Ecumenical Institute: Since 1946, Bossey has been fulfilling its mission of ecumenical theological formation and education. With its holistic way of education, combining academic research, cross‐cultural learning through life in community, spiritual experience, exposure to and encounter with other faith communities as well as practical formation in eco‐theology and sustainable development, Bossey continues to have a special place and vocation in ecumenical formation today. More can be found at