Dialogue considers impact of eschatology on mission

The fifth session of the current Reformed-Pentecostal Dialogue took place in Legon, Accra, Ghana, under the theme “Ministering to the Needs of the World: Mission and Eschatology.” At the beginning and end of each day, participants, representing the… Read More

Karl Barth’s life and work to be commemorated

The life and work of Swiss theologian Karl Barth will be remembered in a new traveling exhibition and a series of events beginning in December. The theme of the year-long commemoration is “Gott Trifft Mensch” or “God Meets… Read More

Relationships foundational for CANAAC

Relationships—both the personal and corporate—are the foundation from which the Caribbean and North American Area Council (CANAAC) will build over the next years. CANAAC met as an Assembly in Georgetown, Guyana, 25-30 October, under the theme “Living Faithfully,… Read More

Hope drives Iraqi churches

The strength of hope continues to drive the few remaining Presbyterian churches in Iraq, a World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) delegation found on a recent visit. “Although they are very few, they have a vision of hope… Read More

New intern brings passion for justice

Abigail Scarlett is planning to make the most of her year-long internship with the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), focusing on key justice issues. Scarlett, from the United Church of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, brings a… Read More

Communion dialogue with Anglicans shaped by Indigenous context

The latest gathering of the International Reformed–Anglican Dialogue (IRAD) between the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) and the Anglican Communion was again driven in part by the local context. As at previous meetings of the Dialogue (in… Read More

GEM School students exposed to contextual injustices

“The migrants were just welcomed in that place as Jesus would have been welcomed,” said Manasseh Musa, a GEM School student from Nigeria, while visiting Casa Mambré, a centre for migrants in Mexico City. “It was an eye… Read More

GEM School 2018: “If you are not invited to the table, bring your own chair”

“Economic and ecological injustice is a faith imperative and it is inseparable from the belief in God. Concentration of power in the hands of the few is theologically incorrect,” said Chris Ferguson, general secretary of the World Communion… Read More

Flood relief efforts continue in Kerala

Rescue and relief operations continued throughout the weekend in Kerala, India, which has been hit by unprecedented flooding over the last several weeks. According to the BBC, 725,000 people have taken refuge in more than 5600 relief camps… Read More

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 was active in the justice work of the WCRC. Born on 3 January 1950 she was the first… Read More