Any organization has a certain purpose or reason for existence, but also it is motivated by, or based upon, certain principles. One can determine the value or worth of an organization by examining its basis and purpose. Such an examination also ought to reveal whether it is proper for a Christian (or a church) to be member of a specific organization. With this in mind, I intend to present a study of the goals as well as the basis of that organization known as the World Council of Churches (hereafter known as: W.C.C.).