WCRC looks to deepen partnership with Roman Catholic Church

A delegation from the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) will use its visit to the Vatican on Friday, 10 June 2016, to deepen its relationship with the Roman Catholic Church. The delegation, led by President Jerry Pillay… Read More

Communion pledges solidarity with Cuban churches

The WCRC’s 2016 Executive Committee meeting ended today, 13 May, with a flurry of activity focused on its host nation, Cuba. These activities included crafting a “Statement from Cuba,” a visit and interaction with Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel… Read More

Strategic foci proposed leading to council

Chris Ferguson, the general secretary of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), pointed the organization toward a strategically busy year leading to the 2017 General Council in his report to the executive committee. “We are, despite considerable… Read More

Pillay calls for embracing deeper vision

In his annual address to the executive committee of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), President Jerry Pillay looked toward the 2017 General Council by engaging the council’s theme “Living God, renew and transform us.” “This theme… Read More

North Americans welcome refugees, immigrants

The flow of refugees to Europe may have been curtailed in the past month, but it never even started to North America. This has frustrated many in the United States and Canada who have witnessed the crisis from… Read More

Reformed Partnership Fund: Rescuing Syrian children

During the five years of the Syrian conflict more than a quarter million Syrians have been killed and 11 million have been forced from their homes, according to the BBC. The United Nations has said that over 5… Read More

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