Member Church News: Solidarity, Welcome, Awards, Advocacy

Stuart McMillan, president of the Uniting Church in Australia, has expressed solidarity with Australia’s African community in the wake of recent negative political and media commentary. Fleur Houston, author of You Shall Love the Stranger as Yourself: The… Read More

The Advent of Hope

In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. All went to their own towns to… Read More

Member church news: Encounters, Protests, Celebrations, Stories

Thomas Baldwin of the Church of Scotland meets the Rola Sleiman, the first female ordained minister in the Middle East. Holy Cow! A Philadelphia pastor hangs on as huge cow escapes live nativity scene: He juggles a lot… Read More

Member Church News: Visits, Girls’ empowerment and bi-national ministry

A ministry agreement forming a new Arabic ministry partnership between the three organizations:  Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Egypt (EPCE), Back to God Ministries International (BTGMI) and Words of Hope (WOH). “As churches and ministries who share a Reformed… Read More

Member Church News: Rebuilding, Advent and Justice

The Uniting Church in Australia has advocated for the humanitarian treatment of refugees since its inception, and for many years has called for an end to mandatory detention and the closure of all offshore processing centres. On US… Read More

Advent 2017 Resources

Advent begins on 3 December, and we’re pleased to be able to share the following links from member churches and partners for this special season (send a message to news@wcrc.eu if you have a link we can add… Read More

Member Church News: #16Days, Welcoming Refugees, Royal Engagement

Each week the WCRC Blog shares stories from around the Communion. This week’s offerings come from India, Australia, Scotland, the United States, the Middle East, Latin America South Korea and Taiwan. Learn more about each by clicking through… Read More

Member Church News: Freedom, Activists, Climate Change

Members of the United Reformed Church are backing for an initiative to support ‘statelessness’, calling for improved rights and better support for ‘stateless people’. The statement is calling for the UK government to review its policies towards stateless… Read More

Member Church News: Caribbean Connections, Asian Awards, #MeToo Meanings

Spirits were high as services began Sunday at Monteflores Iglesia Presbyterian Church near downtown San Juan. The people were warm and welcoming to the Presbyterian Disaster Assistance delegation that had come to worship and fellowship. There was no… Read More

Member Church News: Inter-church dialogue, Migration and Solidarity

A month after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Seminario Evangélio de Puerto Rico has reopened. Classes will be held at Inter-American University for the next month. The seminary wants to keep its commitment to give the best and most relevant theological… Read More