Dimitrios Boukis: The Church should become a real solution

Sabine Dreßler talked to Rev. Dimitrios Boukis, general secretary of the Evangelical Church of Greece, about the current situation of refugees in Greece. How do you experience the current situation in Athens where so many refugees are stranded?… Read More

Member Church News: Service, Lament, Advocacy

John McCall has served over 400 Presbyterian churches in Taiwan during his 20 years as a missionary there. The murder of Honduran activist Berta Cáceres has sent ripples through Latin American policy circles and those who had worked… Read More

Member Church News: Multicultural, Thankful, Missional

The words multicultural, cross cultural and intercultural are used quite often in our conversations, as Rev. Dr Apwee Ting explains in this Multicultural Ministry Minute video from the Uniting Church in Australia. Syrian children blow kisses as they… Read More

Member Church News: Immigration, Ecumenism, Assistance

The Reformed Church of Highland Park (New Jersey, USA) has assisted in resettling Syrian refugee families also raised money for Syrian families to use for rent and groceries when their federal government aid runs out. Reverend Kaper-Dale says:… Read More

Member Church News: Sanctuary, Advocacy, Art, Credit

Members of a small congregation in Toronto, Canada, are celebrating. On Sunday the member of parliament for their riding came to the church to announce that the federal government has granted residency status to a Roma family that… Read More

Member Church News: Lent, Justice, Solidarity, Relief

Do Justice, a blog shaped by a variety of voices examining and reflecting on justice issues with a Reformed accent, has a post called Who is She: The Stories Behind the Red Dress, focusing on the more than… Read More

Member Church News: Meetings, Journeys, Prayers

The Northeast Asia Area Council held its bi-annual meeting in Seoul, South Korea, this past week. It was covered by the Christian Broadcasting Service, which has posted a video overview (in Korean with some English). Change is coming… Read More

Reformed Tastes: A holistic approach to development

WCRC members carry out their ministries and missions in a wide variety of ways and contexts. Through this online series, Reformed Tastes, we hope to bring you short insights into what members of the Communion are doing, thinking… Read More

Stressing the roots of our core values in addressing the refugee situation – An interview with Dr Douwe Visser

Attending the WCC/UN high level conference on the refugee crisis in Europe on 18-19 January, executive secretary for theology of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) Dr Douwe Visser was interviewed by the World Council of Churches… Read More

Member Church News: Hope, Ministry, Racism, Refugees

Ecumenical Pastor Thomas Fender goes to Syria and finds signs of hope for the future in the churches there (in German). Meanwhile, Martin Engels, of the Reformed Alliance (Germany), has criticized the planned tightening of asylum for refugees… Read More