Member Church News: Worship and Prayers

David Bruce, moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, has contributed two minute reflections to “Prayer for Today” on BBC Radio 4 this week, based around metaphors of the Church. Glimpses of Worship Around the World: Running through… Read More

Member Church News: Assistance, Advocacy, Prayers

After The Earthquake in Croatia: The Reformed Christian Calvinist Church in Croatia opened their out-of-use parishes for the victim families of the earthquake in Petrinja. The Hungarian Reformed Church Aid launched a fundraising campaign to support reconstruction works…. Read More

Turning from Fear to Joy

This year we celebrate a Christmas like never before. We are surrounded with strange advice as we are asked to limit numbers in arranging family gatherings, to keep things virtual, to change previous ways of expressing love and… Read More

Advent and Christmas Message

Embracing the advent of watchful discernment O Lord, how long shall I cry for help and you will not listen? Or cry to you “Violence!” and you will not save? Why do you make me see wrongdoing and… Read More

Member Church News: Advent and Christmas Blessings

For our final member church news post of 2020, we are presenting ways in which members are celebrating Advent and Christmas during this pandemic time. May you have a blessed, joyful, healthy, and safe Christmas Season! The churches in… Read More

Member Church News: Fire, Support, Song

An early morning fire in Manhattan’s East Village neighborhood has destroyed the 128-year-old sanctuary of Middle Collegiate Church, one of the oldest congregations in the city, and dually affiliated with both the Reformed Church in America and United… Read More

Member Church News: Giving, Electing, Talking

Karina Arntzen is the first laywoman to hold the vice-presidency of the Iglesia Evangélica del Río de la Plata. Three denominations in the Netherlands may now officially share pastors between each other. Hong Kong Council of the Church… Read More

Member Church News: Advent and Advocacy

CANAAC member churches have provided a wide variety of resources for Advent online. These offerings include Advent devotions, many of which can be subscribed to and received via email. The Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa is observing… Read More

Member Church News: Rights, Goals, Awards

In a virtual international solidarity forum on Tuesday, the United Church of Christ in the Philippines asked its ecumenical partners around the world to enjoin, pray, and call for an independent international commission to investigate human rights violations… Read More

Member Church News: Leading, Planning, Partnering

In a historic first, the University of South Africa (Unisa) has appointed a woman as its principal and vice-chancellor. Puleng LenkaBula will take up the post in the new year. Plans are under way to begin the ninth… Read More