As the Church of South India’s commemoration of Reformation 500, and CSI 70, the CSI is organizing seven consultations on Rethinking Ecclesia under the theme “Being and becoming Christ communities – towards a borderless Church.”
In Italy, the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity concluded at a Waldensian church in Milan where ecumenical work began twenty years prior.
Member churches in the United States have been advocating for justice in Washington, DC, on two issues, sending letters on the decision to withhold $65 million in U.S. funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East and urging action to help vulnerable immigrants.
The Reformed Church Center at New Brunswick Theological Seminary (New Jersey, USA), working with the Reformed Church in America Archives and the RCA office for Women’s Transformation and Leadership, announces the beginning of the First Stories Project. Congregations are being invited to conduct oral interviews with the first women to serve as elders, deacons, or elder delegates, as well as men who served with those first women.
The leadership of the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan has issued a statement concerning the earthquake in Hualien, Taiwan, on 6 February 2018.
Konrad Raiser shares ecumenical journey of transformation.
There are currently over 65 million people around the world who have been forced from their homes, according to the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, but all those who are displaced are not mere statistics. An ecumenical coalition is working to have their voices heard.