Member Church News: Aiding, Mourning, Singing

The Presbyterian Church in Taiwan has donated protective clothing to United Kingdom medical institutions.

Church sewing groups answer call for masks for a COVID-19 hotspot in Michigan, USA.

A Church of Scotland minister conducted an online “promise ceremony” for a couple who were forced to cancel their dream wedding due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Tevita Havea, moderator of the Pacific Conference of Churches, says 2020 will mark a turning point for the Pacific Islands in how it understands everything from ecumenism, ecology, and politics to development.

A choir from Calvin University (Michigan, USA) virtually performs The Blessing.

Coping with COVID-19: Dennis Cousens, patrol minister for Midlands Glamorgan Rural Ministry Tasmania, Australia, shares his thoughts in this ongoing series.

The Protestant Church of Senegal will be holding a special online concert on Pentecost, featuring three choirs and more.

Samuel Arends has passed away at the age of 90. He served as general secretary of the United Congregational Church of Southern Africa and was active in the Council for World Mission.

An online memorial service honoured the late Mary-Anne Plaatjies-van Huffel, “pioneer and visionary leader.”

As the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to be felt around the globe, a World Council of Churches website Q&A now provides guidance and highlights good practices on key concerns from member churches and partners all over the world.

A Time To Mourn: The National Council of Churches (USA) hosted an online ecumenical memorial service for the lives lost to COVID-19.

In remarks at an event commemorating the 40th anniversary of the May 18 Democratic Uprising, World Council of Churches director for International Affairs Peter Prove reflected on “The Prospective Future of the Korean Peninsula After Peaceful Reunification.”

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