WCRC intern applies academics to real world

Meta Ginting looks forward to applying what she’s learned academically to the real world during her year as an intern at the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC). “As a researcher within the field of religious and cross-cultural… Read More

WCRC calls for a just plan for peace

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: May those who love you be secure. —Psalms 122:6 The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) strongly rejects the Middle East Peace Proposal that has been presented by the Trump Administration and… Read More

Kassab: Protestant churches essential to Middle East

“Hope can endure if we keep God first.” Even in the midst of a terrible civil war, the Christian church in Syria is strong and committed to caring for people who have been affected by the conflict, said… Read More

WCRC calls to renew prayers for Cameroon

Sisters and brothers in Cameroon have recently reported a number of “barbaric and inhuman acts such as gunshots, killing, colossal and collateral destruction of property through the burning of houses in some localities and villages in the North… Read More

There is room!

For all those who feel that there is no place for them in the inn, you have Good News: Emmanuel is with you! And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger, because… Read More

Gender, leadership and power focus of consultation

Gender, leadership and power was the focus of the first in a series of regional consultations, held in northeast India in early December. This consultation “is an invitation to churches to re-visit our understanding and our practice of… Read More

Applications invited for 2020 GEM School

The next Ecumenical School on Governance, Economics and Management (GEM) for an Economy of Life will be held in Taiwan, 17 to 28 August 2020. In order to strengthen the voice of churches on global economics, a select… Read More

And a little child shall lead them

An Advent and Christmas Message by Chris Ferguson, General Secretary A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit. The Spirit of the LORD will rest on him—the Spirit… Read More

WCRC mourns death of prophetic theologian

The World Communion of Reformed Churches mourns the passing away of Vuyani Vellem on 4 December in his home country of South Africa after a struggle with cancer. Vellem, a professor at Pretoria University, was a specialist in… Read More

Mission in Context: From “witness” to “with-ness”

A group of twenty-six church leaders, theologians, and activists have called for a prophetic theology which reflects God’s concern for compassionate justice. They gathered at the Beit El Salam Retreat Centre (Alexandria, Egypt) to share their experiences, deliberate… Read More