Search for next general secretary continues

Nominations and applications for general secretary of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) are invited to be submitted by 15 January 2022. “Serving as the WCRC General Secretary is an opportunity to lead, to serve, to share,… Read More

A life-affirming “degrowth” is possible, economists and theologians find

An online conference “Degrowth – Living Sufficiently and Sustainably” held on 1 October discussed proposals and strategies for moving away from growth-driven and extractive economies to life-affirming systems of sustenance. Speakers and participants looked towards the G20 Leaders’… Read More

WCRC to celebrate Reformation Day globally

The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) has invited its members to use a common order of worship and/or watch an online worship service to mark Reformation Day on 31 October. The order of worship—“Being Reformed in a… Read More

Kassab: The church is called for hospitality

“The coronavirus has created distancing, self-centeredness, fear from the other. It is time for the church to live hospitality, inviting the struggling and marginalized around us,” said Najla Kassab, president of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC),… Read More

Online conference to focus on degrowth

The New International Financial and Economic Architecture (NIFEA) initiative will host an online conference on “Degrowth: Living Sufficiently and Sustainably” on 1 October, with a pair of two-hour sessions. The conference will be a space to discuss and… Read More

WCRC delegation visits Ecumenical Centre

A delegation composed of the “collegial general secretariat” of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) visited the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva on 17 September to discuss with World Council of Churches (WCC) leadership how to strengthen ties… Read More

Kassab challenges leaders to a time of healing

“Today the world struggles with walls of separation among communities, families, nations, and religions. The last year and a half, the coronavirus opened our eyes to the need of healing, not merely physically but even in facing the… Read More

Collegial leadership begins guiding Communion

The “Collegial General Secretariat,” composed of the three executive secretaries of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), officially began its leadership responsibilities on 1 September. The three executives—Hanns Lessing (Evangelical Church of Westphalia), Philip Vinod Peacock (Church… Read More

Ecumenical forum condemns attacks on religious leaders in Cameroon

The members of the Ecumenical Forum for Peace and Justice in Cameroon expressed in a statement how appalled they are by the continuing violence and targeted sectarian attacks against people and communities, including religious leaders and places of… Read More

Ecumenical service opens 2021 Season of Creation

The 2021 Season of Creation opens with an online, live streamed ecumenical prayer service on 1 September at 13:00 (CEST). The Season of Creation runs annually from 1 September, the World Day of Prayer for the Care of… Read More