Member Church News: Partnerships, Awards, Remembrances

A visit by the moderator of the Tavola Valdese to Switzerland will mark a decades-long relationship of mutual support with the Canton of Bern and other Swiss churches. A regional chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations has… Read More

Member Church News: Pastors, Tweens, First Peoples

The fifth “Pastoralkolleg” training seminar was held in Paraguay, which brings together ministers and ministers of the Evangelical Church of Westphalia and the Evangelical Church of the River de la Plata. Two staffers at the Presbyterian Ministry at… Read More

Reformation encourages accountability

Happy Reformation Day! From the streets of Beirut, in the midst of a devolution I greet you today as we remember and celebrate Reformation Day. One of the strongest lessons that the Reformation taught us is accountability—that leaders… Read More

Member Church News: Protests, Forgivenesses, Gatherings

Evangelical, Catholic and Orthodox church leaders in Lebanon met to discuss the current situation in the country, issuing a joint statement about the protests and needs for reform. Almost 6,000 families on the South Side of Chicago, USA,… Read More

MEMBER CHURCH NEWS: RESPONSE TO ATTACKS ON SYRIA, HUNGARIAN-SOUTHERN AFRICAN PARTNERSHIP STRENGTHENED AND #ENOUGHISENOUGH

Women gathered in Mexico from all over the American continent in early October, to discuss the socio-political-religious realities and the challenges they face in their home countries, further encouraging each other in faith in Christ. #EnoughIsEnough says the… Read More

MEMBER CHURCH NEWS: DALIT CULTURAL FESTIVAL, ECUMENICAL MEETING IN FINLAND AND INTERVIEW WITH A YOUNG THURSDAYS IN BLACK AMBASSADOR

“Responding to an Exodus: Gospel Hospitality and Empire” is the theme of the conference that will commemorate 35 years of border service ministry of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Young reverend, Rev. Damon Mkandawire, from the United Church of… Read More

MEMBER CHURCH NEWS: FIRST FEMALE MODERATOR, SOLIDARITY WEEK AND SUPPORT FOR SYRIAN CHURCHES

The Uniting Church in Australia co-signed the report on the violence at the anti-racism demonstrations in Papua and West Papua, Indonesia, which was sent to six special procedures of the UN Human Rights Council! Pastor Kathrin Oxen, was… Read More

MEMBER CHURCH NEWS: PRESIDENT VISIT TO LOUISVILLE, RIDE FOR PEACE IN INDIA AND YOUTH TRAININGS IN ASIA

Young people from all over the world travelled to South Korea to discuss the theme: “Stewards of Hope, Seekers of Harmony” at the Youth in Asia Training for Religious Amity. The WCRC was one of the organisers of… Read More

MEMBER CHURCH NEWS: CLIMATE JUSTICE, GERMAN-AMERICAN EXCHANGE AND PILGRIMAGE TO WALK WITH MINORITIES

As politicians gathered to discuss the current energy supply situation in Cuba, the Moderator of the Reformed Presbyterian Church in Cuba, Rev. Dora Arce Valentin reminds members of the congregation that “the Lord is always in the midst… Read More

MEMBER CHURCH NEWS: COMMITMENT TO BRING PEACE TO COLOMBIA, PRAYERS FOR HONG KONG AND THE ART OF INCLUSION

United Church of Canada prepares for the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel from 15th September by encouraging all churches to join them in prayer. The Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa issued a statement condemning… Read More