Ecumenical delegation visits North Korea

A six-person international ecumenical delegation, comprised of representatives of the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) and led by Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit, WCC general secretary, and Rev. Dr. Chris… Read More

WCRC welcomes moves for peace on Korea peninsula

[The Lord] shall judge between the nations, and shall arbitrate for many peoples; they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn… Read More

Panel works for economic and climate justice

The 3rd meeting of the Ecumenical Panel on a New International Financial and Economic Architecture (NIFEA) took place on 21-22 April 21 2018 in New York City to coincide with the United Nations (UN) 3rd Economic and Social… Read More

WCRC Europe sets priorities, elects leaders

The annual meeting of WCRC Europe, a regional council of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), focused on the issue of migration, reviewed last year’s General Council and elected new leaders. The meeting opened with the WCRC… Read More

WCRC Welcomes the Call from Arusha

For many years the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) has been inviting Christians and the ecumenical community into a creative and constructive resistance to a market system that has denied and continues to deny life to people… Read More

WCRC welcomes steps towards lasting peace for Korean peninsula

The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) welcomes the important steps toward peace on the Korean peninsula that have been made this week. Even as political progress for potential peace was happening, an international group of ecumenical leaders… Read More

International Women’s Day is a strong call to #PressforProgress

For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in… Read More

Feminist theologian from West Timor awarded Sylvia Michel Prize

On Sunday, 4 March, the international Sylvia Michel Prize for promoting the leadership functions of women in the church was awarded for the fifth time at a church service in Bremgarten, Switzerland. The award was given to Mery… Read More

Reformed Church of East Africa approves ordination of women

After years of discussion the Reformed Church of East Africa’s (RCEA) General Synod approved the ordination of women at its synod in November. The current RCEA moderator, Musa Kipkorir Kapkong Maina, expressed his joy and thanked the World… Read More

Consultation strengthens communion through diversity

The 2017 General Council of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) recognized a variety of challenges to building a better communion, including linguistic and cultural tensions, as well as differences in theological and hermeneutical perspectives. The Council… Read More