Member Church News: Moon Landing, International Volunteering, Quiet Celebration

Members of the Presbyterian Church in Ghana recently met with senior United Reformed Church staff at Church House as part of their mission to learn from partner churches, grow their denomination and create a sense of ‘home’ for Ghanaians living in the UK.

A Houston, Texas, Presbyterian congregation reflects on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing as its members played a role in historic mission.

Dozens of young volunteers from Germany reflected on “How have we grown?” at the San Juan Congregation of the Evangelical Church of the Río de la Plata, at the conclusion of their time in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay.

Pan African Conference celebrates the past, inspires the future: With a combination of joyous celebration and thorough research, women and men gathered at the University of Botswana under the theme “Mother Earth, Mother Africa in Theological/Religious/Cultural/Philosophical Imagination.”

Ghana: Meridian Presbytery Choir group donates to Osu Children’s Home. Making the presentation the Tema West District Pastor of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Rev. Senyo K. Adu, said the gesture was part of the churches’ social responsibility to care for the needy and vulnerable in society.

South Sudan quietly celebrates its independence: South Sudanese church leaders continue to amplify hope for their country as the people quietly marked the eighth Independence Day without an official government celebration.

DIPAZ: “The construction of peace must be based on respect and recognition of citizen actions” in Colombia.

The Korea Christian Church Council (NCCK) and the Japan Christian Council (NCCJ) have come together to take action on social, religious and economic issues together.

Asian Ecumenical Institute to train next generation of leaders: Twenty-seven young ecumenists from across Asia are currently attending the month-long Asian Ecumenical Institute in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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