Earthquake relief and recovery efforts continue in Taiwan

In the early hours of Saturday, 6 February, the southern part of Taiwan was hit by an earthquake, causing extensive damage to Tainan and surrounding areas, injuring hundreds and killing more than two dozen people. The Presbyterian Church… Read More

Pray for peace on the Korean peninsula

May the God of steadfastness and encouragement grant you to live in harmony with one another, in accordance with Christ Jesus… —Romans 15:5 In August we issued a call to prayer on behalf of our sisters and brothers… Read More

In the wake of the attacks on Beirut and Paris

Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly; do not claim to be wiser than you are. Do not repay anyone evil for evil, but take thought for what is noble… Read More

A Letter on the Refugee Crisis in Europe

Take the noise of your songs away from me! I won’t listen to the music of your harps. But let justice flow like a river, and let goodness flow like a never-ending stream. —Amos 5:23-24 (NCV) Dear sisters… Read More

Prayers for peace on the Korean peninsula

“They shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.” —Isaiah 2:4 25 August 2015: Update Our prayers have been… Read More

Prayers requested in wake of typhoon

Our sisters and brothers in Taiwan have asked for prayer after being pummelled by Typhoon Soudelor over the weekend. The most serious destruction was concentrated in northern Taiwan, just outside of Taipei. Wu-Lai, a mountain area with many… Read More

Myanmar members seek assistance for flood victims

Severe flooding has hit a large area in Myanmar, impacting more than a third of a million people and causing dozens of deaths. We have heard from several of our member churches in Myanmar who are calling for… Read More

Prayers requested for detained pastor

The Reverend Hyeon Soo Lim, pastor of the Light Presbyterian Church (in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada) last week reappeared in North Korea after being detained by authorities there earlier this year. He was shown on television reading a statement… Read More

Prayer Request for Greece

The citizens of Greece find themselves in the midst of a financial crisis that threatens to pull the country into economic failure and potentially out of the Eurozone. While creditors, European officials and Greek leaders wrangle over a… Read More

Prayer and action needed in the Dominican Republic

Hundreds of thousands of Haitian immigrants and Dominicans of Haitian descent are facing the risk of deportation after a deadline for naturalization came on Wednesday. Reuters reports a new immigration law passed by the Dominican Republic reserves the… Read More