NCC Leader to Step Down

The National Council of Churches announced on Wednesday (Nov. 9) that General Secretary Michael Kinnamon is resigning due to health reasons.

Kinnamon, 63, told the ecumenical group’s governing board that he must “immediately and significantly” reduce his activity, especially the frequent travel required by the job, under the advice of his cardiologist.

A minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Kinnamon was elected to lead the New York-based NCC in 2007, amid staff layoffs and budget cuts.

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One comment on “NCC Leader to Step Down

  1. David Wilson says:

    Yawn! As Christopher Johnson says, it’s the NCCTNGTA i.e., National-Council-of-Churches-That Nobody-Goes-To-Anymore