Member Church News: Puppets, Peace, Creation

On the 19 September, the United Congregational Church of Southern Africa launched its Eco initiative in Swakopmund during its Executive Session. This initiative is aimed to promote environmental sustainability and stewardship within the church and the wider community…. Read More

Member Church News: Art, Support, Prayer

In Colombia, a diverse ecumenical group joined forces to carry out the meeting of “Young PAZeando through art” with the objective of integrating various student, folkloric, cultural, and educational communities that develop advocacy in the territories of the… Read More

Member Church News: Colombia, Creation

Recently a group of Presbyterian Mission Agency personnel joined with ecumenical partners from across Latin America and the Caribbean and delegates from the World Council of Churches and the World Communion of Reformed Churches. They gathered in Bogotá,… Read More

Member Church News: Creation, Utopia, Sins

The International Ecumenical Family Unites During the Season of Creation: How Did This Season Started? From this Friday 1 September until the beginning of October, faith communities around the world will celebrate the Season of Creation. The United… Read More

Member Church News: Ecology, Elections, Ecumenism

Online global ecumenical prayer marks the start of Season of Creation 2023: Faith leaders from across the globe will lead a time of prayer and reflection, emphasizing the call to embrace climate and ecological justice and to advocate… Read More

Member Church News: Dialogue, Support, Stewardship

Justice as a faith connection: Earlier this summer, the second in-person meeting of the ninth round of U.S. Roman Catholic-Reformed Ecumenical Dialogue took place in Chicago, with participants continuing to discuss areas of possible cooperation related to justice…. Read More

Member Church News: Scriptural Heroes, Peace Efforts, Celebrations

The good, the bad and the in-between as depicted by Hollywood actors and biblical authors: Once the American Film Institute came out with its list of the 100 most memorable heroes and villains, Mark Bedford did AFI one… Read More

Member Church News: Prayers, Responses

Global prayer for peace on the Korean Peninsula will seek “a united country that contributes to world peace.” On 13 August, a global prayer for peace and reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula will unite voices seeking to build… Read More

Member Church News: History, Peace, Freedom

The United Church of Christ elects first woman—and first woman of African descent—to lead denomination: “Today, United Church of Christ, we created a first together. It won’t be the last first,” said Karen Georgia Thompson, general minister and… Read More

Member Church News: Anniversaries, Meetings, Future

A few member denominations have celebrated anniversaries this past week: the Iglesia Presbiteriana-Reformada en Cuba celebrated its 133rd, the Presbyterian Church Of Vanuatu its 75th, and the Uniting Church in Australia its 46th. Lydia Neshangwe, of the Uniting… Read More