WCRC continues association process to the JDDJ

The 2010 Uniting General Council recommended “a consultation within WCRC to consider the possibility of associating with the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification (JDDJ).” The JDDJ, signed by the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) and the Roman… Read More

Historic peace agreement in Colombia hailed

The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) and its member churches pledge to continue their work with the Colombian people to secure a just peace. Chris Ferguson, WCRC general secretary, has hailed the Colombia peace agreement as “a… Read More

Syrian Christians create space for hope

In war-torn Syria, hope is fading for many. After five years of civil war, there are few who have not lost family members or close friends, but life needs to go on for those who are alive, for… Read More

Visser retiring after medical leave

The Rev. Dr. Douwe Visser, the executive secretary for theology, communion and mission for the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), will be taking early retirement in 2017 after an extended medical leave. The medical leave, which began… Read More

Common commitments to witness and action emerge with Catholic Church

The relationship between the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) and the Roman Catholic Church was both broadened and deepened during a series of meetings at the Vatican on Friday, 10 June. WCRC and Roman Catholic officials, including… Read More

WCRC looks to deepen partnership with Roman Catholic Church

A delegation from the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) will use its visit to the Vatican on Friday, 10 June 2016, to deepen its relationship with the Roman Catholic Church. The delegation, led by President Jerry Pillay… Read More

Communion pledges solidarity with Cuban churches

The WCRC’s 2016 Executive Committee meeting ended today, 13 May, with a flurry of activity focused on its host nation, Cuba. These activities included crafting a “Statement from Cuba,” a visit and interaction with Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel… Read More

Strategic foci proposed leading to council

Chris Ferguson, the general secretary of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), pointed the organization toward a strategically busy year leading to the 2017 General Council in his report to the executive committee. “We are, despite considerable… Read More

Pillay calls for embracing deeper vision

In his annual address to the executive committee of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), President Jerry Pillay looked toward the 2017 General Council by engaging the council’s theme “Living God, renew and transform us.” “This theme… Read More

North Americans welcome refugees, immigrants

The flow of refugees to Europe may have been curtailed in the past month, but it never even started to North America. This has frustrated many in the United States and Canada who have witnessed the crisis from… Read More