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

WCRC engages with churches in South Sudan

Chris Ferguson, general secretary of the World Communion of Reformed Churches, witnessed first hand how the church is alive and active in the midst of turbulence and crisis during a recent trip to South Sudan. The trip, coordinated… Read More

Middle Eastern church leaders gather to celebrate Reformation

Amman, Jordan – “When the West looks at Christianity of the East, they don’t look at the mosaic, they look at the Orthodox, not the Evangelicals,” said Habib Badr of the Evangelical Church of Beirut (Lebanon).  This describes… Read More

In Zambia, foreign investors complicate “economy of life”

To witness and attempt to understand contrasting narratives of foreign investment-linked development and socio-economic injustice, participants of the Ecumenical School on Governance, Economics and Management for an Economy of Life (GEM School) visited a mining company on 22… Read More

Dialogue explores communion as an “unbreakable gift and calling”

The International Reformed–Anglican Dialogue between the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) and the Anglican Communion met for the third time in Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 31 August to 7 September 2017. The co-chairs are Elizabeth Welch (WCRC)… Read More