GEM school integrates theology and economics

With the aim of building competency in economics within churches, the second Ecumenical School on Governance, Economics and Management for an Economy of Life (GEM School) was held from 21 August – 1 September in Lusaka, Zambia. Fifteen… Read More

WCRC internship programme accepting applications for 2018

The World Communion of Reformed Churches is accepting applications for its 2018 internship programme. The programme gives highly qualified young people an opportunity to gain valuable experience working with an international ecumenical organization. The internship will be for… Read More

New executive staff named

The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) will welcome a pair of new executive secretaries to its staff in January 2018. Philip Peacock joins as the executive secretary for justice and witness while Hanns Lessing comes on as… Read More

26th General Council Bible Study Series: The richness and depth of the biblical designation “living God”.

The summarized text of the opening Bible study session, where Rev. Dr. Hyun Ju Bae of the Presbyterian Church of Korea shared with the participants on the theme of “Living God, we repent our idolatry; lead us to justice… Read More

Mutuality and cooperation focus at Korean peace meeting in Leipzig

The need for urgent ecumenical responses to the dangerously escalating tensions on the Korean peninsula was the focus of a meeting of the Ecumenical Forum for Peace, Reunification and Development Cooperation on the Korean Peninsula (EFK) held in… Read More

JDDJ Document

Read the full document in the language of your choice on the WCRC’s Association with the Joint Declaration of the Doctrine of Justification (JDDJ): English German French Spanish. More information on the process of association to the JDDJ is… Read More

GIT 2017: A journey of inspiration and renewal from Wuppertal to Leipzig

by Hui Jun Chia “Our time in Wuppertal was an absolutely amazing reality of the beauty of God’s diversity—from the thoughtful setting, to the imaginative worship experiences, courses, exposure visits, to the clear and loving model of leadership… Read More

Lebanese pastor elected as president

The Rev. Najla Kassab, a minister in the National Evangelical Synod of Syria and Lebanon (NESSL), has been elected president of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), which groups more than 225 churches in over 110 countries…. Read More

WCRC supports reconciliation efforts in Korea

by Laurence Villoz The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) has called for the development of an ecumenical process to work toward the peaceful reconciliation of the Korean peninsula from 2017 to 2025, the 80th anniversary of Korea’s… Read More

Incoming President Najla Kassab speaks of gender equality and justice

By Amy Eckert “Here I stand, a Middle Eastern woman in the Pulpit of Luther.” So began the sermon delivered by Rev. Najla Kassab at the General Council worship service in Wittenberg on July 5. Now Kassab is… Read More