World Methodist Conference
Seoul, Korea 2006

The World Methodist Conference (which met immediately after the World Methodist Council) was held in Kumnan Methodist Church in Seoul.


We were greeted on our arrival by musicians.


The chair of the World Methodist Council, His Eminence Sunday Mbang, opens the World Methodist Conference.


Kumnan Methodist Church holds thousands of people.


Banners from the different member churches were displayed throughout the conference.


Walter Cardinal Kasper addressed the World Methodist Conference on the occasion of signing an agreement between the Roman Catholic Church, the Lutheran World Federation, and the World Methodist Council regarding the doctrine of justification.

The Rev. Dr. Ishmael Noko, General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation, also addressed the conference.


The official signing of the agreement.


Every day, we were greeted by the pastors' wives dressed in traditional Korean attire.