Member Church News: Rethinking, Gathering, Listening

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… Read More

Member Church News: Youth Leaders, Indigenous Initiatives, Women’s Advocacy

For the first time in its history, the United Reformed Church Youth Assembly has an all-female leadership team. Santa Fe church confirmation class says, “Protect the Dreamers:” A group of young teens from the United Church of Santa… Read More

Member Church News: Tributes, Thoughts, Advocates

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has paid tribute to a missionary who gave her life to help protect Jewish schoolgirls during the Second World War. Australia Day, Invasion Day, Survival Day: a… Read More

Member church news: Prayers, Advocacy, Sharing

More and more members (including the Presbyterian Church in Taiwan, pictured above) are joining the Thursdays in Black campaign to achieve a world without rape or violence. Round the Table, is an online space for United Church of… Read More

Member Church News: Solidarity, Welcome, Awards, Advocacy

Stuart McMillan, president of the Uniting Church in Australia, has expressed solidarity with Australia’s African community in the wake of recent negative political and media commentary. Fleur Houston, author of You Shall Love the Stranger as Yourself: The… Read More

The Advent of Hope

In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. All went to their own towns to… Read More

Member church news: Encounters, Protests, Celebrations, Stories

Thomas Baldwin of the Church of Scotland meets the Rola Sleiman, the first female ordained minister in the Middle East. Holy Cow! A Philadelphia pastor hangs on as huge cow escapes live nativity scene: He juggles a lot… Read More

Member Church News: Visits, Girls’ empowerment and bi-national ministry

A ministry agreement forming a new Arabic ministry partnership between the three organizations:  Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Egypt (EPCE), Back to God Ministries International (BTGMI) and Words of Hope (WOH). “As churches and ministries who share a Reformed… Read More

Member Church News: Rebuilding, Advent and Justice

The Uniting Church in Australia has advocated for the humanitarian treatment of refugees since its inception, and for many years has called for an end to mandatory detention and the closure of all offshore processing centres. On US… Read More

Advent 2017 Resources

Advent begins on 3 December, and we’re pleased to be able to share the following links from member churches and partners for this special season (send a message to if you have a link we can add… Read More