WCRC welcomes steps towards lasting peace for Korean peninsula

The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) welcomes the important steps toward peace on the Korean peninsula that have been made this week. Even as political progress for potential peace was happening, an international group of ecumenical leaders… Read More

International Women’s Day is a strong call to #PressforProgress

For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in… Read More

Feminist theologian from West Timor awarded Sylvia Michel Prize

On Sunday, 4 March, the international Sylvia Michel Prize for promoting the leadership functions of women in the church was awarded for the fifth time at a church service in Bremgarten, Switzerland. The award was given to Mery… Read More

Reformed Church of East Africa approves ordination of women

After years of discussion the Reformed Church of East Africa’s (RCEA) General Synod approved the ordination of women at its synod in November. The current RCEA moderator, Musa Kipkorir Kapkong Maina, expressed his joy and thanked the World… Read More

Consultation strengthens communion through diversity

The 2017 General Council of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) recognized a variety of challenges to building a better communion, including linguistic and cultural tensions, as well as differences in theological and hermeneutical perspectives. The Council… Read More

“God has a plan,” say interns

Coming from two diverse cultural backgrounds the new interns for the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) began their journey in Hannover, Germany, earlier this month. Eri Yoon and Anam Gill, coming from South Korea and Pakistan respectively,… Read More

Applications invited for 2018 GEM School

In order to strengthen the voice of the churches with regards to global economics, a group of 18 current and future leaders representing the churches will have the opportunity to attend the Ecumenical School on Governance, Economics and… Read More

Reformed-Pentecostal dialogue focuses on mission and ecclesiology

The fourth session in the Reformed-Pentecostal Dialogue took place at Alphacrucis College in Parramatta, Australia, under the theme “Ministering to the Needs of the World: Mission and Ecclesiology.” Papers from both perspectives were presented, by Gabriella Rácsok (Reformed)… Read More

Churches engage in Puerto Rico recovery efforts

More than two months after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, the island is far from recovered. Miguel Rosa, an intern for the World Communion of Reformed Churches this year, made a visit home to Puerto Rico two weeks… Read More

Second “ethics and economy” dialogue prepares for G20 in Argentina

A second high-level dialogue continues preparations for advocacy leading up to and during the G20 meeting in 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Religious leaders, theologians, economists, experts in multilateral development agencies and academics are participating and debating the… Read More