Member Church News: Palm Sunday, Prayers, Pandemic

Yvette Noble-Bloomfield, Regional Deputy General Secretary of the United Church of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, offers Thoughts for These Uncharted Times. Reginald Smith, director of the Office of Race Relations and the Office of Social Justice for… Read More

Member Church News: Reflections, Ordinations, Prayers

As the pandemic continues to spread, individuals from the Communion have been writing reflections and other essays. Here are a few of them: Cláudio Carvalhaes: Being Church As We Live With COVID-19 – Challenges and Demands Matthew Crebbin:… Read More

Member Church News: Pandemic Impacts, Reformed Basics

The Caribbean and North American Area Council (CANAAC) has posted a page with news and resources on the coronavirus pandemic from member churches in that region. Uniting Church in Australia congregations will either close their doors or hold… Read More

WCRC Europe calls for prayers and encouragement

Dear Sisters and Brothers, In these days we are experiencing great uncertainty. The fight against the spread of the Coronavirus requires measures which have great affects on our daily life. The public life of many European countries is… Read More

Member Church News: Coronavirus Impacts and Responses

The Waldensian Church in Italy has suspended all church activities. Because of the corona crisis, the Zurich church council has banned church events where people eat and drink.They’re also recommending no greeting rituals, seating throughout the whole church… Read More

Member Church News: Corona Responses, Interfaith Encounters

The Evangelical Church of the Rio de la Plata (Iglesia Evangélica del Río de la Plata (IERP)) joined in an interfaith service at which Uruguay’s president was also present. The Protestant Church in Switzerland has developed plans, policies… Read More

Member Church News: Migration, Momentum, Moon

The Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) sends a rescue ship to the Mediterranean to save refugees from drowning. The action is controversial, even within the church. Bern theologian Frank Mathwig explains why he considers sea rescue to be… Read More

Member Church News: Protecting, Fasting, Inviting

Alessandra Trotta, moderator of the Tavola Valdese, attended the Synod of the Iglesia Evangélica Valdense del Río de la Plata and shared her thoughts on the experience. The Reformed Alliance has produced a book commemorating the 500th anniversary… Read More

Member Church News: Diversity, Advocacy, Ethics

Challenges of Women in Ministry: WCRC President Najla Kassab joins other women in a panel discussion on “Women in Leadership and Ministry.” Michael D. Schuenemeyer, a United Church of Christ theologian, gave a talk to about “The Covenant… Read More

Member Church News: Partnering, Advocating

The Protestant Church in Switzerland has decided to support an alliance that will save refugees in the Mediterranean Sea, the United4Rescue sea rescue organization, which was initiated by the Evangelical Church in Germany. Expectant faith abounds in Myanmar:… Read More