"The first meeting of the newly constituted Faith and Order Standing Commission was held from 18 - 25 July 1977 at Loccum, Federal Republic of Germany". -- p. [iii].
Contents: [Preface] -- I. Opening Actions -- II. Report of the Secretariat -- i) Celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary -- ii) The election of the Plenary Commission -- iii) 'Giving Account of the Hope that is within us' -- iv) Unity of the Church - Unity of Humankind -- v) The Unity of the Church -- vi) Further Project -- vii) Relations with the Roman Catholic Church -- viii) Staffing -- ix) Finance -- x) Conclusion -- III. Response of the Standing Commission -- i) Giving Account of the Hope -- ii) Towards an Ecumenical Consensus on Baptism, Eucharist and Ministry -- iii) What Unity Requires - The Visible Unity of the Church - Goal and Way -- iv) The Community of Women and Men in the Church -- v) Recommendations on other matters arising from the staff report -- IV. Closing Actions -- Appendix I: Response of Central Committee concerning Faith and Order -- Appendix II: Members of the Faith and Order Commission.