Member Church News: Calling, Supporting, Practicing

The United Church of Canada joins with 250 organizations from 29 countries to call on the Salvadoran government to drop the charges against leading Water Defenders arrested on January 11 and advocate for their release. In addition to… Read More

Member Church News: Celebration and Mourning

First female priests in the Church of Bangladesh ordained since 1997: 600 people witnessed this historic occasion as two women were ordained as priests, Rev. Suchitra Behera and Rev. Mridula Baidya. Swiss churches are organizing an ecumenical prayer… Read More

Member Church News: Christmas Greetings, Creation Care

On Friday, 6 January, the Union of the Armenian Evangelical Churches in the Near East received well-wishers on the occasion of the celebration of Christ’s birth. Religious, civic and political leaders, both Armenian and non-Armenian, as well as… Read More

Member Church News: Reflections and Meditations

“Understanding the Bible: How to Study Scripture” is a three-part, online course with professor J. Todd Billings from Western Theological Seminary (Reformed Church in America). Direct your own pace (or adapt for a study group) from the videos… Read More

Member Church News: Christmas Messages and Meditations

Zachary King, Christian Reformed Church in North America general secretary, and Al Postma, Canadian transitional executive director, share an advent reflection. United Church in Canada Moderator Carmen Lansdown shares a holiday message on why the Advent season is… Read More

2022 Christmas Meditation

“Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace among those whom he favours!” —Luke 2:14 This last year has made us realize how violent our world is. Of course, the situation in Ukraine has opened… Read More

Christmas without Lights and Heating

“In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.” —John 1:4-5 Christmas comes this year with less lights and less fuel…. Read More

Member Church News: Prayer, Theologies, Protest

Delegates from the Presbyterian Church (USA), Presbyterian Church of Korea, the Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea, Japan Mission/Kobe Christian Hospital and Yodogawa Christian Hospital gathered for a working group meeting organised by Council for World Mission… Read More

Member Church News: Anti-Racism, Allyship, Advent

Anti-racism? There’s an app for that. Jonisha Lewinson is one of a team of young adults who helped create it. Called ar4yt (short for Anti-Racism For Youth Training), the app is aimed at 12-18 years old and covers topics… Read More

Member Church News: 16 Days, Peace, Advent

Pastor and teacher Adelaida Jiménez of the Presbyterian Church of Colombia was appointed by her country’s government to join the peace talks between state authorities and the guerrillas of the National Liberation Army (ELN). In a letter to… Read More