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

Member Church News: Pandemic Impacts, Reformed Basics

The Caribbean and North American Area Council (CANAAC) has posted a page with news and resources on the coronavirus pandemic from member churches in that region. Uniting Church in Australia congregations will either close their doors or hold… Read More

WCRC Europe calls for prayers and encouragement

Dear Sisters and Brothers, In these days we are experiencing great uncertainty. The fight against the spread of the Coronavirus requires measures which have great affects on our daily life. The public life of many European countries is… Read More

Member Church News: Coronavirus Impacts and Responses

The Waldensian Church in Italy has suspended all church activities. Because of the corona crisis, the Zurich church council has banned church events where people eat and drink.They’re also recommending no greeting rituals, seating throughout the whole church… Read More