Member Church News: Empowering Youth, Revitalizing Churches, Training Peacemakers

The Protestant Christian Church in Bali empowers youth to break the cycle of poverty. Many congregations in the Christian Reformed Church in North America (CRCNA) and the Reformed Church in America (RCA) have expressed a need for renewal…. Read More

Member Church News: Partners, Advocates, Carers

Presbyterians do mission in partnership, and those partnerships are lived out in the real world—a world of complexity, nuance and contradiction. An ecumenical group in Colombia has issued a renewed call to follow a path of peace for… Read More

Member Church News: Mission Gathering, Prayer Safari, Brexit Call

A Latin America/Caribbean partner consultation held in Cartagena, Colombia, late last month included the Presbyterian Church (USA) and many member churches of AIPRAL. A Global Prayer Safari, with 60 participants representing denominations from across Africa and North America,… Read More

Member Church News: Calvin’s Beatles, Tangerine Partnership, Presbyterian Activist

Hundreds attended a memorial service for Reverend Kao Chun-ming (高俊明), 89, a Presbyterian pastor known for democracy activism. spoke with Randy J. Mayer, pastor of the United Church of Christ in Sahuarita, Arizona, USA, and one of… Read More

Member Church News: Partners, Declarations, Climate Justice

A partnership between the Presbyterian Church (USA) and Church of Christ in Thailand is seeking native English speakers to volunteer as teachers in more than two dozen schools in Thailand. A delegation from the United Church of Christ… Read More

Member Church News: Celebrating, Worshiping, Commenting

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Korean missionary mission to Africa, the Presbyterian Church of Korea and Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus held a symposium in Addis Ababa, signing a memorandum of understanding to continue missional… Read More

Member Church News: Gatherings, Reflections, Publications

From across Ontario, Canada, nearly 100 young adults gathered for the eighth annual Young Adult Winter Retreat, which provides a space for men and women ages 18-30 to deepen their relationship with Jesus and build connections with others… Read More

Member Church News: Revitalization, Environmentalism, Prayer

The concerns, challenges, lessons and importance of revitalizing a dying church are discussed in this piece focusing on the Independent Presbyterian Church of São Manuel, Brazil. This year’s United Reformed Church Youth Assembly explored how, as one body… Read More

Member Church News: Commemorations, Young Leaders, Ecumenists

Each Thursday our blog features news from our member churches around the world. A festive Reformed-Catholic worship service commemorated the 500th anniversary of the start of the Zurich Reformation. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Korean missionary… Read More

Member Church News: Tango, Serve, Preserve

“Can a Church Founded in 1677 Survive the 21st Century?” asks the New York Times in a story about one of the oldest churches in New York City. “Globally, thanks to dramatic geographic and demographic changes, Christianity is… Read More