Member Church News: Thanks, Rights, Vaccines

Lucy del Carmen recently accepted the Kuyper College (Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA) Service Award—for both her own service and on behalf of her late husband, Vincente Apostol (also known as Vince), for their work with the Christian Reformed… Read More

Member Church News: Celebrating, Converging, Dialoguing, Wrestling, Welcoming

Members and leaders of the Church of Scotland congratulate Rev. Dr. Ian Fraser, last surviving founding member of the Iona Community, on his 100th birthday. On Easter weekend, the Presbyterian Church of South Sudan celebrated the ordination of… Read More

Member Church News: Recovery, Theology, Participation, Installation

Recovery work continues in Puerto Rico, six months after Hurricance Maria hit the island. The 21st annual Kuyper Conference at Calvin College (Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA) will focus on The Future of African Public Theology, featuring a conversation… Read More

Member Church News: Reclaiming Jesus, Our Year with Her, Thursday in Black (and more)

Several individuals from WCRC member churches in the United States have crafted and signed “Reclaiming Jesus: A Confession of Faith in a Time of Crisis,” which begins: “We are living through perilous and polarizing times as a nation,… Read More

Easter 2018: Sunk with Fear, Sent in Hope

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: Reconciliation, Justice, Women

The United Church of Canada and the Uniting Church in Australia are engaging in a Dialogue on Reconciliation, citing their nations’ and churches’ similar—yet distinct—histories of colonization and journeys toward self-determination and reconciliation. Congregations in the Christian Reformed… Read More

Member Church News: Equality, Support, Experiences

The Board of Directors of the Evangelical Church of the Río de la Plata (IERP) accompanies women, who on International Women’s Day, “continue to hear the voice of God” in the search for gender equality and continue asking… Read More

Member Church News: International Women’s Day (and more)

“You could be my daughters:” Patricia Johnson, of the Reformed Church in America, offers reflections on why she had to get involved in the fight against human trafficking. Uniting Church in Australia Assembly General Secretary Colleen Geyer encourages… Read More

Member Church News: Refugees, Partnerships, Peace

Lombard Christian Reformed Church in the Chicago area joined with Loop Church’s Welcoming the Stranger Mission Community to hold a panel discussion on 22 February titled “Refugees and Public Policy: How Do We Respond Biblically?” The United Church… Read More

Member Church News: Sanctuary, Slavery, Safari

As a Kansas (USA) community rallies around the family of an almost-deported professor and works to see him returned home, a United Church of Christ clergy woman is entrenched in the struggle for a more humane outcome –… Read More