United churches in North America deepen bonds

The United Church of Canada and the United Church of Christ (USA), two members of the World Communion of Reformed Churches, have agreed to enter into “full communion” with each other. “It’s a commitment to being intentional around… Read More

Youth event builds trust across nations

The Starpoint Reformed Youth Festival saw 3,000 Reformed Christian youth from all over the world gather in Tata, Hungary, the third week of July to share their love for life, music, fellowship and God. The international festival is… Read More

WCRC internship programme accepting applications

The World Communion of Reformed Churches is pleased to announce that it has an internship opportunity for a highly qualified young person who is interested in gaining valuable experience working with an international ecumenical organization. The internship will… Read More

Group finds exploitation rife on US-Mexico border

Personal stories of migrants and those working to minister to them on the Mexico-Texas border gave members of the World Communion of Reformed Churches’ working group on human trafficking a vivid understanding of the issues faced on all sides…. Read More

Stories of Strength: The Stewards of 2015 Executive Committee

Four young stewards from Syria and Lebanon participated in hosting this year’s WCRC executive committee held in Lebanon. Thanks to these young people the executive committee and WCRC staff were able to hear first hand accounts of the… Read More

Pope Francis reconciles with Waldensian Church

In late June Pope Francis turned his eyes to his home country and ecumenical church relations. For centuries now the relationship between the Catholic and Waldensian Churches has been defined by a violent history. The conflict stems from the… Read More

WCRC members push for solutions on European immigration crisis

International Refugee Day (June 20) is a day intended to raise awareness of the growing migrant crisis around the world. It will come this year in the midst of a global interest the likes of which are unprecedented…. Read More

Dialogue in Egypt bridges divides

The Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Egypt noticed a widening gap between Christians and Muslims. Rejection, blame, differentiation, absence of cooperation, hatred and fear all contributed to the growing gulf in acceptance. The Evangelical Presbyterian Church’s Council of Ecumenical… Read More

WCRC deepens relationship with Lutherans, churches in Middle East

The executive committee of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) concluded its meeting in Lebanon by issuing a call to its churches for greater solidarity and action to help bring peace to the Middle East. Solidarity and… Read More

German Reformed Alliance elects new moderator

The Reformed Alliance in Germany (Reformierte Bund) held its General Assembly from 23 to 25 April in Villigst (Westfalia). Delegates of Reformed churches from all parts of the country elected new members to the executive committee, as well… Read More