Statement on murder of Hernán Bedoya

The wicked watch for the righteous, and seek to kill them. The Lord will not abandon them to their power, or let them be condemned when they are brought to trial. Wait for the Lord, and keep to… Read More

WCRC: Peace, not provocation, for Jerusalem

As Jesus came near and saw the city [Jerusalem], he wept over it, saying, “If you, even you, had only recognized on this day the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes.” –Luke… Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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