Prayer Requests

Please join us in responding to the needs of our sisters and brothers through prayer and action. Each prayer request brings new challenges and considerations to the WCRC and the Christian world. Each post links to more info on each specific request.

WCRC calls for prayers and fasting for West Papua

The World Communion of Reformed Churches, in solidarity with the West Papuan Council of Churches and the Pacific Council of Churches, calls for prayer and fasting for West Papua. The situation of human rights abuses and injustice in… Read More

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WCRC calls for prayer for peace in Nagorno-Karabakh region

As the conflict in the Nagorno-Karabakh region moves into a second month, the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) joins with its member church, the Union of the Armenian Evangelical Churches in the Near East, to “call for… Read More

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WCRC mourns passing of South African church leader

The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) mourns the passing of Kobus Gerber, former general secretary of the Dutch Reformed Church and member of the WCRC Executive Committee. “As a member of our Executive Committee, Rev. Dr. Gerber… Read More

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WCRC urges prayer and support for Christian Dalits in India

The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) joins with the National Council of Churches in India (NCCI) to call for the inclusion of Dalit Christians and Muslims in the scheduled caste list which would allow them access to… Read More

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Call to prayer and support for Beirut

We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed; always carrying in the body the death of Jesus, so that the life of… Read More

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WCRC mourns passing of Kenyan church leader

The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) mourns the passing of Peter Kariuki Kaniah, out-going secretary-general of the Presbyterian Church of East Africa (PCEA). Kaniah, 54, passed away on Sunday of complications from COVID-19, in Nairobi, Kenya. “Rev…. Read More

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Let Me Breathe!

God of life, who breathed life into creation; Jesus, Son of God, who breathed the Holy Spirit onto his disciples; Holy Spirit, Comforter, who breathed tongues of fire on to the disciples, give us life, give us breath,… Read More

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WCRC joins in call for global prayer on 14 May

The World Communion of Reformed Churches joins with the Higher Committee for Human Fraternity, World Council of Churches, ecumenical partners, and religious leaders to call for a day of prayer on Thursday, 14 May. “Our world is facing… Read More

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WCRC joins in Pope’s call to prayer

“But we have this treasure in clay jars, so that it may be made clear that this extraordinary power belongs to God and does not comes from us. We are afflicted in every way but not crushed; perplexed… Read More

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WCRC calls for prayer for Kenya

The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) calls on its member churches and sisters and brothers around the world to hold in prayer Kenya and other nations currently beset by swarms of locusts—and to provide material assistance as… Read More

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