Member Church News: Equality, Support, Experiences

The Board of Directors of the Evangelical Church of the Río de la Plata (IERP) accompanies women, who on International Women’s Day, “continue to hear the voice of God” in the search for gender equality and continue asking for the end of violence and respect for their rights.

The United Church of Canada is offering worship resources for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Created as a response to the killing of 69 protesters at a peaceful anti-apartheid demonstration in Sharpeville, South Africa, in 1960, the Day has been observed around the world every year on 21 March since 1966.

A Ghanaian congregation makes gift to support Presbyterian Church (USA) mission co-worker.

Theology students from the USA and Colombia learn about the experiences of being churches in contexts of violence.

Bethany Christian Reformed Church in Gallup, New Mexico, USA, has been named a 2017 Cool Congregation Challenge winner by the national renewable energy organization Interfaith Power and Light.

Presbyterians advocate for rural women at the United Nations during the 62nd annual session of the Commission on the Status of Women.

In response to one of the current mission initiatives of the Council for World Mission a “Hearing God’s Cry” programme will be organized by the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan’s Indigenous Ministry Committee.

The National Christian Council of Sri Lanka has issued a statement saying they are “deeply distressed at the significant escalation in inter-religious tensions which have lead to the loss of life and damage to property.”

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