MEMBER CHURCH NEWS: CLIMATE ACTION, JOINT STATEMENT ON HONG KONG AND EFFORTS TO BRING PEACE TO SOUTH SUDAN

General Secretary of the All Africa Conference of Churches urges for peace in South Sudan. Students from the United Church of Canada join the Climate Strike! The United Reformed Church in London decided to divest shares from fossil fuel… Read More

MEMBER CHURCH NEWS: NEW INDIGENOUS COUNCIL IN CANADA, YOUTH PILGRIMAGE OF JUSTICE AND PEACE IN KOREA AND MISSION WEEK FOR ROMA CHILDREN IN TRANSYLVANIA

The Christian Conference of Asia unanimously re-elected its General Secretary, Dr Mathews George Chunakara, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Rev. Terence Corkin, former Secretary General of the Uniting Church of Australia, participated in the executive meeting that also seeked… Read More

MEMBER CHURCH NEWS: CONGRESS OF ASIAN THEOLOGIANS, ACTION AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE AND WOMEN PRAYER DAY IN LATIN AMERICA

120 theologians gathered this week for The Ninth Congress of Asian Theologians in Medan, Indonesia, where two of our member churches are also represented. Rev. Agustinus Purba, moderator of Gereja Batak Karo Protestan, had the honour to lead… Read More

Member Church News: Ecumenical Women`s Assembly, Youth Mission, 150 years of mission partnership and statement on the Season of Creation 2019

The first Asian Ecumenical Women’s Assembly to be held in November 2019. The biggest global conference on protection services and prevention of violence against women, The World Conference of Women’s Shelters, will bring together 1500 people from 120… Read More

Member Church News: Bonhoeffer Center, Seminary Project, Brexit Letter

The Evangelical Church of the Rio de la Plata (IERP) inaugurated its new Dietrich Bonhoeffer Temple and Ecumenical Center at a day-long festival. Called to be bearers of hope: More than 60 people from all over Australia gathered… Read More

Member Church News: Moon Landing, International Volunteering, Quiet Celebration

Members of the Presbyterian Church in Ghana recently met with senior United Reformed Church staff at Church House as part of their mission to learn from partner churches, grow their denomination and create a sense of ‘home’ for… Read More

Member Church News: Musical Mission, Spiritual Support, Solidarity Statement

Mission through Music: The choir of the Women’s Association of the Presbyterian Church of Korea started their mission tour at the Reformed congregation in Slovakia, continued through Hungary, and concluded in Croatia. A prominent United Church of Christ… Read More

Member Church News: Kirchentag, Korea, Kinism

Last week thousands of Germans came together in Dortmund for the bi-annual Kirchentag. Here’s an overview of the event (from the French!). Remembering the forgotten war: The Presbyterian Church (USA)’s Season of Prayer and Reflection in the Korean… Read More

Member Church News: Education, Dialogue, Visits

World Renew and the Office of Social Justice of the Christian Reformed Church in North America recently helped nine Christ-followers attend a bootcamp in East Africa to learn more about issues connected to climate change. The leaders of… Read More

Member Church News: Remembrance, Unity, Gifts

Ecumenical leaders gathered in Louisville last weekend explored how God continues to call the church to be a faithful witness, even during the current troubled times. The “Healing the Nations” ecumenical conference, held at the Presbyterian Center and… Read More