Youth event builds trust across nations

The Starpoint Reformed Youth Festival saw 3,000 Reformed Christian youth from all over the world gather in Tata, Hungary, the third week of July to share their love for life, music, fellowship and God. The international festival is… Read More

WCRC internship programme accepting applications

The World Communion of Reformed Churches is pleased to announce that it has an internship opportunity for a highly qualified young person who is interested in gaining valuable experience working with an international ecumenical organization. The internship will… Read More

Mejia elected general secretary of CLAI

Milton Mejia has been unanimously elected as general secretary of the Latin American Council of Churches (CLAI) at an extraordinary session of its governing board on 27 July. Mejía is a member of the Presbyterian Church of Colombia,… Read More

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