Stewards work behind the scenes of the General Council

Attendees may never see the work done by the WCRC’s stewards. But without their volunteer hours, the General Council couldn’t function. Before most delegates ever arrived, a team of 75 stewards were unpacking trucks, ripping open boxes, setting… Read More

Youth Gathering Kicks off before the General Council

Long before the WCRC’s General Council delegates began to arrive—even before the Women and Youth Pre-Councils landed in Germany—a group of some 120 young adults began a period of worship, study and interaction at a Youth Gathering. Held… Read More

Young theologians gather for unique experience

They have come from many nations, gathering at the top of what has been called the “holy hill.” The Global Institute of Theology (GIT) officially began at the Theological College for Church and Diaconie on Saturday, 10 June,… Read More

Ferguson calls for joint LWF-WCRC assemblies

In his greetings to the Assembly of the Lutheran World Federation’s (LWF), Chris Ferguson, general secretary of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), called for consideration of a joint meeting between the organizations. “There are many things… Read More

Prize empowers women

Nominations are now being accepted for the Sylvia Michel Prize, a bi-annual award that promotes and supports projects preparing women for leadership positions in Reformed churches worldwide. The prize of US$5000 is awarded every two years by the… Read More

WCRC calls for dialogue amid rising tension over North Korea

The Korean peninsula is rapidly becoming the world’s most dangerous crisis theatre. United States President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un are engaged in a war of words and seem to be determined to a show… Read More

Cuban farm becomes mission centre

The “Jardin del Eden,” a farm outside of Matanzas, Cuba, was inspired by the biblical image of Genesis 2 that depicts humans as both part of creation and to whom God gave stewardship. And it is through God’s… Read More

Christian unity to be focus in Wittenberg

Five hundred years ago, Wittenberg was the site that sparked the Reformation, when Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to a church door. This year, Wittenberg is not only the centre of a year-long commemoration of that event… Read More

Interns excited about General Council

Each year the staff of the World Communion of Reformed Churches welcomes one or two new young adults as interns to its offices in Hannover, Germany. Interns have come from Indonesia and South Africa, South Korea and Taiwan,… Read More

WCRC seeks new executives for communion and justice

The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) has begun an intensive search to find the next executive secretaries for Justice and Witness and Communion and Theology. “Communion, theology and justice are key to the work of the WCRC,”… Read More