Member Church News: Calls, Communiques, Condemnations

As we approach the season of Lent, the moderator of the Church of South India, Most Rev. Thomas K. Oommen, gives a Lenten call for a “carbon fast.”

United Church of Christ leaders have condemned the decision to approve the Dakota Access Pipeline before before the conclusion of the environmental impact study.

A joint communique from the Presbyterian Church in Cameroon, Cameroon Baptist Convention and BAMENDA Provincial Episcopal Conference addresses the current socio-political crises and the inhuman treatment, torture, rampant arrests by the government officials that have paralysed the North West and South West Regions of Cameroon since November 2016.

The Uniting Church in Australia affirms its friendship and ongoing collaboration with the Muslim community after three Australian Islamic leaders were targeted in an ISIS propaganda video.

Mark Achtemeier, a minister, author and theologian of the Presbyterian Church (USA), blogs about Jesus’ answer to President Trump’s immigration ban.

The Evangelical Church of Río de la Plata held a camp for students that worked on the subject of the change of concept of the body that happened during the Reformation.

The Council for World Missions’ Worship and Discipleship workshop “Beyond Ourselves” sought to provide a space for the exploration of the inter-relationships between worship practice and discipleship formation.

ACT Alliance is joining with UNICEF and other partners to launch a programme called Refugees Welcome.

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