Worship central to successful council

Regardless of geographic origin or experiences on general councils, the members of the 2017 General Council’s worship committee all agree: worship is the foundation on which everything else is built. “Coming together for a council on the one… Read More

Ecumenical relationships drive interns

Despite differing approaches an interest in strengthening ecumenical knowledge and relationships drives both of the current interns at the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC). “My previous work experience has supplied me with knowledge about the local level… Read More

Accra+10 consultation in the Americas calls for action

The second bi-regional consultation focused through the Accra Confession took place in Cuba in January. Participants from the Latin America Alliance of Presbyterian and Reformed Churches (AIPRAL) and the Caribbean and North American Area Council (CANAAC) came together… Read More

Conference focuses on migration and aggression in Europe

The remains of the Great Church of Emden, a splendid Gothic style construction that was destroyed by Allied bombs during World War II, were transformed in the 1990s into a specialized library for the history of the Reformed church… Read More

Reformed-Pentecostal dialogue focuses on mission and salvation

The second round of meetings in the Reformed-Pentecostal Dialogue took place in December at the St. Paul Cultural Center in Antalya, Turkey, under the theme “Ministering to the Needs of the World: Mission and Salvation.” “Folks from Reformed… Read More

Gender justice focus of first Accra+10 consultation

The first in a series of bi-regional consultations focused through the Accra Confession took place in Ghana in November. Participants from the Africa Communion of Reformed Churches (ACRC) and Northeast Asia Area Council (NEAAC) came together under the… Read More

Aid needed for flood victims

The Church of South India (CSI), a member of the World Communion of Reformed Churches, has issued an urgent appeal for aid as they respond to severe flooding in Tamil Nadu. The WCRC’s Reformed Partnership Fund (RPF) is… Read More

Partnership helps Myanmar flood recovery

The worst flooding in decades hit Myanmar (Burma) over the summer, displacing tens of thousands of people and destroying homes, infrastructure and crops. Rain began at the end of June, accelerated in July, when it rained continuously for… Read More

Deepening communion is goal of Anglican-Reformed dialogue

“Communion” is the theme of the first dialogue in more than 30 years between the Anglican and Reformed communions. It is hoped that this dialogue will result in a “better understanding of each other during a time of… Read More

GEM school seeking applicants

The World Communion of Reformed Churches, the Council for World Mission, the World Council of Churches and the Lutheran World Federation have been working together to create a New International Financial and Economic Architecture (NIEFA). The latest component… Read More