Call for prayers and support after devastating seminary fire

A fire significantly damaged a dormitory at the Károli Gáspár Reformed University in the centre of Budapest, Hungary, earlier this week. One hundred firefighters responded and battled the flames for hours with the dormitory and nearby buildings evacuated…. Read More

AIPRAL and WCRC Statement on Venezuela

The Alliance of Presbyterian and Reformed Churches of Latin America (AIPRAL) and the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) have long been attentive to and accompanying those involved in the difficult situation in Venezuela with several pastoral visits… Read More

Member Church News: Commemorations, Young Leaders, Ecumenists

Each Thursday our blog features news from our member churches around the world. A festive Reformed-Catholic worship service commemorated the 500th anniversary of the start of the Zurich Reformation. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Korean missionary… Read More

Continuing Dutch worship service a testament of faith

Through both word and action the World Communion of Reformed Churches has demonstrated its support of the Bethel Church (The Hague, Netherlands) as its marathon worship service continues to protect an asylum-seeking family facing deportation. Philip Vinod Peacock,… Read More

Applications invited for 2019 GEM School

The next Ecumenical School on Governance, Economics and Management (GEM) for an Economy of Life will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia, 19-30 August 2019. In order to strengthen the voice of churches on global economics, a select group… Read More

Dialogue considers impact of eschatology on mission

The fifth session of the current Reformed-Pentecostal Dialogue took place in Legon, Accra, Ghana, under the theme “Ministering to the Needs of the World: Mission and Eschatology.” At the beginning and end of each day, participants, representing the… Read More

Karl Barth’s life and work to be commemorated

The life and work of Swiss theologian Karl Barth will be remembered in a new traveling exhibition and a series of events beginning in December. The theme of the year-long commemoration is “Gott Trifft Mensch” or “God Meets… Read More

Relationships foundational for CANAAC

Relationships—both the personal and corporate—are the foundation from which the Caribbean and North American Area Council (CANAAC) will build over the next years. CANAAC met as an Assembly in Georgetown, Guyana, 25-30 October, under the theme “Living Faithfully,… Read More

Hope drives Iraqi churches

The strength of hope continues to drive the few remaining Presbyterian churches in Iraq, a World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) delegation found on a recent visit. “Although they are very few, they have a vision of hope… Read More

WCRC condemns abduction of children in Cameroon

On Sunday, 4 November, nearly 80 children and three staff members were kidnapped from Presbyterian School Bamenda by armed men in northwest Cameroon. This was the second kidnapping of students within the week. Update: the students and driver… Read More