WCRC mourns passing of Rev. Dr. Katie Geneva Cannon

The World Communion of Reformed Churches mourns the passing away on 8 August of Rev. Dr. Katie Geneva Cannon, who the justice work of the WCRC. Born on 3 January 1950 she was the first African-American woman ordained… Read More

Let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding

The WCRC calls on all its member churches to remember Sunday the 12thof August 2018 as a day of prayer for the peaceful reunification of the Korean Peninsula. The 15th of August is celebrated as liberation day in Korea,… Read More

WCRC calls for a nuclear free world as Hiroshima Marks 73rd Anniversary of atomic bombing

Photo Source: Sky News God will judge between the nations and will settle disputes for many peoples. They will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not take up sword against nation,… Read More

A call to radical hospitality

Photo by Angelos Tzortzinis/AFP/Getty Images “You are to have the same law for the foreigner and the native-born. I am the LORD your God.” (Leviticus 24:22). The WCRC calls all its member churches into a radical hospitality, to… Read More

Visit to DMZ recalls conflicts but looks to peace

Whether due to fanaticism, the sheer desire of power or material wealth, the reasons for conflicts have been the same for thousands of years. According to the Heidelberg Institute for International Conflict Research in its “Conflict Barometer 2013,”… Read More

WCRC calls for solidarity and protection of Colombian peacemakers

On Saturday, July 14, 2018, an illegal armed group, “Águilas Negras”, issued death threats towards a group of social leaders, human rights defenders, organizations and journalists. Among those named was JUSTAPAZ, a Christian Mennonite association that partners with… Read More

Korean church leaders issue call to pursue peace, lift sanctions

A two-day historic meeting involving church leaders from both the North and South of the Korean Peninsula ended in Geneva with the Ecumenical Forum for Peace, Reunification and Development Cooperation on the Korean Peninsula (EFK) issuing a call… Read More

WCRC welcomes new initiatives for Korean peace

They will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not take up sword against nation, nor will they train for war anymore. —Isaiah 2:4 The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) welcomes… Read More

WCRC Executive Committee issues message from Seoul

The Executive Committee of the World Communion of Reformed Churches, holding its annual meeting in Seoul, South Korea, issued a message to its churches calling for a continuing commitment to peace, reconciliation and justice—especially on the Korean peninsula…. Read More

Reformed communion grieves loss of Peter Borgdorff

Peter Borgdorff, former president of the Reformed Ecumenical Council and member of the WCRC Executive Committee, passed away on 21 May.