Applications due in November for three youth opportunities

Three WCRC programmes focused on youth development are currently open for applications—and all have deadlines in November: The WCRC’s year-long internship programme: 1 November The 2017 Global Institute of Theology: 15 November 2017 General Council stewardship programme: 18… Read More

Visit to North Korea promotes dialogue for peace

A World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) delegation visiting the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea “heard the urgent wish for the de-escalation of provocation and tension, the need to reestablish dialogue and negotiations and the desire to change… Read More

Anglican-Reformed dialogue focuses on the nature of communion

The International Reformed-Anglican Dialogue (IRAD) between the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) and the Anglican Communion met for its second meeting, at Clare College, Cambridge, England, 2 to 8 September 2016. The co-chairs are Elizabeth Welch (Reformed)… Read More

GEM school ends with hope for a better tomorrow

“As a professor of economics and economic ethics with a theological background, and as dean of the GEM school, I can say that pluralistic economics—getting new prominence as an international student initiative—is an attempt to challenge neo-liberal monolithic… Read More

A just financial and economic architecture is possible, students find

The globalization of the world economy has not been an even process, and in many ways governance for the protection of capital has overtaken governance for the protection of human well-being. A recent Ecumenical School on Governance, Economics… Read More

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