Members of the CCME Executive Committee are elected by the general assembly to administer the Commission’s affairs.
The Executive Committee is elected for a period of 3 years. Both the World Council of Churches and the Conference of European Churches appoint one representative to this body.
The last General Assembly that took place in Brussels (Belgium) on 16th October 2020  elected the following team:
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Goos Minderman, Dutch Council of Churches – (Netherlands)
Treasurer: Most Senior Apostle Adejare Oyewole, Unification of Council of Cherubim & Seraphim Churches – (United Kingdom)

  • Ms Dana Gavril, AIDRom – Ecumenical association of churches in Romania, Vice-Moderator  – (Romania)
  • Ms Fiona Kendall,  Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy, Vice-Moderator – (Italy)
  • Revd Sabine Dressler, Evangelical Church in Germany – (Germany)
  • Very Revd Archimandrite Fr. Iakovos Andriopoulos, Church of Greece (Greece)
  • Deacon Dr Ulla Katriina Siirto, Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland -(Finland)

Representative of the World Council of Churches:

  • Revd. Dr Seforosa Carroll

Representative of the Conference of European Churches:

  • Rt Revd Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani


  • Ms Angela Canadey, Reformed Church in Hungary – (Hungary)
  • Mr Saji Varghese,  Indian (Malankara) Orthodox Church – (Ireland)
Ex Com team and staff, Brussels Nov 2022
Ex Com team and staff, Brussels Nov 2022
ExCom & Staff/ Oslo, Sept.2017
ExCom & staff/Hannover, April 2012
ExCom /Crete, June 2005
Who we are

Who we are

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CCME is an ecumenical organisation that serves the churches in their commitment to promote the vision of an inclusive community through advocating for an adequate policy for migrants, refugees and minority groups at European and national level. In the fulfilment of this mandate it is responding to the message of the Bible which insists on the dignity of every human being and to the understanding of unity as devoid of any distinction between strangers and natives.” (CCME mission statement)

Migration comprises an integral part of Europe’s history and an important dimension of its current reality. European citizens continue to emigrate from or move within Europe, while migrants and refugees from other parts of the world arrive to build new lives in a European home. Although there are challenges associated with the settlement of newcomers and longer-term residents in Europe,