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.

A Prayer for Kenya

Anticipating a difficult presidential election season in Kenya, the 2017 General Council of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) passed the following action: [The General Council] appeals to all churches and ecumenical bodies to take the important… Read More

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Prayer and pastoral care called for in Cameroon

The WCRC calls on its members to join sisters and brothers in Cameroon for a day of mourning, prayer and support on Sunday, 22 October. A long-running crisis in Cameroon between anglophone and francophone regions sparked the killing… Read More

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Prayers and support requested for hurricane relief

As Hurricane Maria tears through the Caribbean, the WCRC Reformed Partnership Fund is dispatching emergency relief money to the Presbyterian Reformed Church in Cuba to assist in their recovery after Hurricane Irma. The church has reported extensive damage… Read More

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WCRC condemns white supremacism in USA

The “largest hate-rally of its kind in decades in the United States” was countered by a determined group of clergy and thousands of other activists over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. One counter-demonstrator was killed and more… Read More

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Korean call for dialogue and prayer

The Reconciliation and Reunification Committee of the National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) has sent a letter to South Korean President Moon Jae-In urging immediate dialogue to defuse the increased tensions between the North and South on… Read More

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Mount Sinabung Erupts: Prayers and Support Requested

For the mountains may depart and the hills be removed, but my steadfast love shall not depart from you, and my covenant of peace shall not be removed, says the Lord, who has compassion on you. (Isaiah 54:10…. Read More

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A renewed call for immediate peace in Syria

“As [Jesus] came near and saw the city, he wept over it, saying, ‘If you, even you, had only recognized on this day the things that make for peace!’” (Luke 19:41-42, NRSV) As we approach Holy Week we… Read More

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Call to pray for South Korea

May the Lord give strength to his people! May the Lord bless his people with peace! —Psalm 29:11 (NRSV) On Friday, South Korea’s Supreme Court unanimously upheld parliament’s decison to impeach President Park Geun-hye, stating her actions “seriously… Read More

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Welcome into your home

We join with our member churches to oppose the recent Executive Order issued by President Trump and call for members of the Communion to join in prayer and action.

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Share the Light

A Call to Prayers for Peace The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness— on them light has shined. —Isaiah 9:2 In this week leading up… Read More

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