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
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
“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
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
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.
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
“The distance between the North and South has become unfathomable, but we believe that the day will come when we will need each other.” We join the WCC with the peoples and churches of Korea and of the… Read More
Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith,… Read More
O that my head were a spring of water, and my eyes a fountain of tears, so that I might weep day and night for the slain of my poor people! —Jeremiah 9:1 (NRSV) As a Communion we… Read More
In this most holy of weeks, we join with our sisters and brothers to mourn the senseless deaths of those in Brussels.