Member Church News: COP26, COVID

“It’s really about survival”—Peacemaker from Fiji talks climate change and COP26.

Temperatures rise, and so do the faithful, calling on world leaders to act at COP26.

An art installation repurposing old chairs has been unveiled at Glasgow Cathedral to launch the programme of COP26 events which will be taking place at the historic building.

In Constant Reform for a Healthy Christian Life—Members of the National Evangelical Synod of Syria and Lebanon share their views on the importance of the Reformation to other members of the Middle East Council of Churches.

When the third wave of the COVID-19 hit, the Presbyterian Church of Myanmar organized a public mask campaign, as many people were exhausted from buying masks and some could not afford to purchase more.

The Taiwan Ecumenical Forum will be holding a webinar on 7-8 December under the theme: “The Neo-Cold War: The Resurgence of the Geopolitics of Global Empires in (North) East Asia” with a keynote presentation by a Taiwanese scholar Dr. Lai I-Chung.

As COP26 runs through 12 November, faith-based leaders are raising their voices in unprecedented ways. A newly released 15-minute video co-produced by the World Council of Churches, ACT Alliance, and Lutheran World Federation portrays a candid, passionate conversation about what churches and faith communities can and should be doing to ensure every voice is heard not only at COP26 but beyond.

World Council of Churches member churches and partners are preparing for the World Day of Prayer and Action for Children, which will be observed this year on 19 November.

Image: One of the many displays created by Church of Scotland congregations during COP26.

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