Member Church News: Prayers, Preparations, Presidents

In the wake of the devastation of Super Typhoon Mangkhut, Uniting Church in Australia President Deidre Palmer has called for prayer for the people of the Philippines and especially the United Church of Christ in the Philippines.

Next week religious leaders will come together at the G20 Interfaith Forum in advance of the G20 meetings in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The Presbyterian Church (USA) celebrates Native American Day.

Debrecen Reformed Theological University (Hungary) presented Jooseop Keum with an honorary doctorate for his ecumenical engagement in shaping the Reformed and ecumenical theological thinking of our time.

An ecumenical worship service at the Presbyterian Church of Korea’s 103rd General Assembly also commemorated the “50th Anniversary Service of Korean Church Mission to Africa.”

Gottfried Locher has been re-elected president of the Protestant Churches in Europe. The CPCE is the union of 94 Protestant churches and around 50 million Protestants from over thirty European countries.

Memphis Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the creation of a Cumberland Presbyterian House of Studies.

The Gereja Protestan di Indonesia Bagian Barat (Protest Churches in Western Indonesia) are hosting the Christian Conference of Asia’s consultation on “Upholding the Dignity and Rights of Children: Role of Churches in Asia.”

Two copastors, one from Northern Ireland and the other a former missionary in Ethiopia, were installed to lead a Christian Reformed Church in Michigan, USA.

An ecumenical conference on “Xenophobia, Racism and Populist Nationalism in the Context of Global Migration” has been meeting in Rome this week.

Economic and Ecological Justice: Dutch churches present government with priorities.

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