Conference bolsters Christians in the Middle East

Chris Ferguson, general secretary of the World Communion of Reformed Churches, was one of the presenters at an ecumenical conference in Lebanon that addressed the history and future of Christians in the Middle East. Read the WCRC’s Statement on… Read More

Group finds exploitation rife on US-Mexico border

Personal stories of migrants and those working to minister to them on the Mexico-Texas border gave members of the World Communion of Reformed Churches’ working group on human trafficking a vivid understanding of the issues faced on all sides…. Read More

Pope Francis reconciles with Waldensian Church

In late June Pope Francis turned his eyes to his home country and ecumenical church relations. For centuries now the relationship between the Catholic and Waldensian Churches has been defined by a violent history. The conflict stems from the… Read More

Reformed theologian named WCC director

The World Communion of Reformed Churches would like to extend its congratulations to Odair Pedroso Mateus who has been named director of the World Council of Churches’ Faith and Order Commission. According to a WCC announcement, “The Faith… Read More

WCRC members push for solutions on European immigration crisis

International Refugee Day (June 20) is a day intended to raise awareness of the growing migrant crisis around the world. It will come this year in the midst of a global interest the likes of which are unprecedented…. Read More

Dialogue in Egypt bridges divides

The Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Egypt noticed a widening gap between Christians and Muslims. Rejection, blame, differentiation, absence of cooperation, hatred and fear all contributed to the growing gulf in acceptance. The Evangelical Presbyterian Church’s Council of Ecumenical… Read More

WCRC deepens relationship with Lutherans, churches in Middle East

The executive committee of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) concluded its meeting in Lebanon by issuing a call to its churches for greater solidarity and action to help bring peace to the Middle East. Solidarity and… Read More

WCRC deepens commitment in Middle East

The executive committee of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) concluded its meeting in Lebanon by issuing a call to its churches for greater solidarity and action to help bring peace to the Middle East. “This statement… Read More

Ferguson challenges WCRC to respond to God’s fierce call

In his report to the executive committee of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), Chris Ferguson, the general secretary, called for a refocusing of the organization’s work around its calling to communion and commitment to justice, framed… Read More

Pillay challenges Communion to get “hands dirty” in work for justice

In his address to the executive committee of the World Communion of Reformed Churches, President Jerry Pillay noted two particular challenges facing the world today—injustice and fragmentation—and called the Communion to “work for justice, peace and unity in… Read More