A Pastoral Letter from the General Secretary

“Since it is by God’s mercy that we have this ministry, we do not lose heart.” —2 Corinthians 4:1 Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ! We begin as always giving thanks to the God of life who… Read More

Member Church News: Pandemic, Prayer, Preparations

Fred Hanna’s career switch from microbiologist to pastor of Delaware’s (USA) first black Presbyterian church was orchestrated for such a time as this. The Uniting Church in Australia is encouraging and providing support for a student-led worldwide climate… Read More

Member Church News: Partnering against pandemic

The Presbyterian Community of Kinshasa and Presbyterian Church (USA) are working together to combat the COVID-10 pandemic. A severe COVID-19 outbreak has swept across the Navajo Nation, placing it right behind New York and New Jersey in per-capita… Read More

Member Church News: Pandemic Praying, Multi-media Responses

For more than 50 years, God’s Squad motorcycle ministry has been reaching out to men considered by many to be outlaws in Australia. Two ways to pray during the pandemic: breath prayer eases anxiousness, prayer walking and physical… Read More

Member Church News: Hope and Help

The Protestant Church in Switzerland is continuing their weekly lighting of candles as a symbol of hope. Dora Arce Valentin, the moderator of the Presbyterian Reformed Church in Cuba, writes that the pandemic quarantine is like an extended… Read More

What matters in the time of pain

An Easter Meditation by President Najla Kassab Now while Jesus was at Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, a woman came to him with an alabaster jar of very costly ointment, and she poured it on… Read More

Member Church News: Holy Week

Joy Evelyn Abdul-Mohan, of the Presbyterian Church of Trinidad and Tobago, offers a meditation for Good Friday: Cross Bearing in the 21st Century Presbyterian pastor and lyricist Carolyn Winfrey Gillette has written new lyrics to the tune “The… Read More

Bringing hope to dry bones

The hand of the Lord came upon me, and he brought me out by the spirit of the Lord and set me down in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones. He led me all… Read More

Member Church News: Palm Sunday, Prayers, Pandemic

Yvette Noble-Bloomfield, Regional Deputy General Secretary of the United Church of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, offers Thoughts for These Uncharted Times. Reginald Smith, director of the Office of Race Relations and the Office of Social Justice for… Read More

Member Church News: Reflections, Ordinations, Prayers

As the pandemic continues to spread, individuals from the Communion have been writing reflections and other essays. Here are a few of them: Cláudio Carvalhaes: Being Church As We Live With COVID-19 – Challenges and Demands Matthew Crebbin:… Read More