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

Member Church News: Welcoming migrants, Barth the puppet

Representatives from the United Reformed Church have joined faith leaders in urging the government to rethink its approach to immigration and to move away from a hostile environment towards a culture of sanctuary. A Presbyterian Church (USA) delegation… Read More

Member Church News: Caring for Creation, Ecumenical Anticipation

Agnaldo Pereira Gomes, AIPRAL president, considers caring for creation to be among the most urgent calls of the church today. AIPRAL is also offering a set of resources to promote the linking of scientific knowledge with the spiritual… Read More

Christmas: Where Joy and Pain Embrace

It is Christmas, a time of celebration around a child whose birth will bring good news of a great joy which will come to all the people. Still, with all the joy expected, the situation that surrounded the… Read More

Member Church News: Uniting, Provoking, Crossing, Sharing

Delegates of the Federation of Protestant Churches of Switzerland ratified their new constitution, which will transform them into a national church as of 2020. John McCulloch, the minister at St. Andrew’s Scots Memorial Church in Jerusalem, has written… Read More

Hope in the darkness

Arise and shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you, for darkness shall cover the earth, and thick darkness the peoples; but the Lord will arise upon you, and his… Read More

Member Church News: Activists, Art, Arrests

Faith leaders arrested in show of support for migrants at Mexico-United States border. “I have found a ray of hope. It came at the border where faith leaders from all over the country have come to speak of… Read More

Member Church News: Uniting, Dedicating, Remembering, Honouring

United/Uniting churches together: John Dorhauer, general minister and president of the United Church of Christ in the USA; Nora Sanders, general secretary of the United Church of Canada; and John Proctor, the general secretary of the United Reformed… Read More

Member Church News: Activities and Advent

Two United Church of Christ ministers are traveling to San Diego to learn more about what people fleeing Central America are facing when they arrive at the border, and to offer assistance to clergy, congregations and organizations along… Read More