Member Church News: Women Leaders, Indigenous Rights, Peacemaking

The United Church of Canada’s historic General Council was held virtually, spanning over seven months, and also marked the election of the first Indigenous woman as moderator, the Carmen Lansdowne. She will be installed at a live-streamed service… Read More

Member Church News: Helping Refugees, Speaking Truth

Reformed and united churches urge “reconciliation must not become a silencing discourse”: The WCRC’s Hanns Lessing moderated a confessional meeting of Reformed and United churches at the meeting of the World Council of Churches Central Committee. In 2020,… Read More

Member Church News: Celebrating, Thanking, Walking

After a one-year delay, the 175th Anniversary celebrations and events of the Armenian Evangelical Church are scheduled to take place in Yerevan, Stepanavan and Hankavan, Armenia, in the week of 1-7 July. Representatives, pastors, lay leaders and young… Read More

Member Church News: New Leaders, Travel Tips

AIPRAL’s new executive committee approved a strategic plan for its work through 2027, providing continuity with current objectives, and also met with member churches in Colombia. The Indigenous Day of Prayer, the Sunday before National Indigenous Peoples Day… Read More

Member Church News: Meetings, Anniversaries, Appointments

The Uniting Church in Australia is celebrating its 45th anniversary next week, and as part of the celebrations they’ve released a video which includes President Sharon Hollis sharing what she is thankful for about the Uniting Church and… Read More

Member Church News: Visits, Publications, Meetings

Serge Fornerod, of the Protestant Church in Switzerland, reports on his trip to Lebanon from May 7th to 12th, where he and Marina Doelker attended the partner meeting of the Compassion Protestant Society and held talks with various… Read More

Member Church News: Pentecost, Ukraine, Dialogue

In a Pentecost video message, Richard Bott, moderator of the United Church of Canada reminds us that the Church of the 2000-year community of Christ’s disciples―a worldwide communion that is not bound by geography, space, or time. “We… Read More

Member Church News: Meditation, Care, Commitment

In response to the latest mass shooting in Texas, USA, Diane Moffett, president and executive director of the Presbyterian Mission Agency, brings a devotion in the midst of evil, grief and sorrow based on the story of the… Read More

Member Church News: Inclusion, Solidarity, Spirituality

Uniting Church in Australia minister and theologian Kylie Crabbe presented three Bible Studies exploring the intersections of identity, disability, social exclusion and healing in the Bible. There is now a new resource to help congregations and groups consider… Read More

Member Church News: Praying, Responding, Singing

AIPRAL has expressed its prayerful solidarity with those impacted by the explosion in the Saratoga Hotel in Havana, Cuba, on 6 May. The 16th Assembly meeting wrapped up on the Sunshine Coast on Monday afternoon after four days… Read More