Member Church News: Partners, Declarations, Climate Justice

A partnership between the Presbyterian Church (USA) and Church of Christ in Thailand is seeking native English speakers to volunteer as teachers in more than two dozen schools in Thailand. A delegation from the United Church of Christ… Read More

Member Church News: Celebrating, Worshiping, Commenting

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Korean missionary mission to Africa, the Presbyterian Church of Korea and Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus held a symposium in Addis Ababa, signing a memorandum of understanding to continue missional… Read More

Member Church News: Gatherings, Reflections, Publications

From across Ontario, Canada, nearly 100 young adults gathered for the eighth annual Young Adult Winter Retreat, which provides a space for men and women ages 18-30 to deepen their relationship with Jesus and build connections with others… Read More

Member Church News: Revitalization, Environmentalism, Prayer

The concerns, challenges, lessons and importance of revitalizing a dying church are discussed in this piece focusing on the Independent Presbyterian Church of São Manuel, Brazil. This year’s United Reformed Church Youth Assembly explored how, as one body… 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

Member Church News: Tango, Serve, Preserve

“Can a Church Founded in 1677 Survive the 21st Century?” asks the New York Times in a story about one of the oldest churches in New York City. “Globally, thanks to dramatic geographic and demographic changes, Christianity is… Read More

Member Church News: Welcoming migrants, Barth the puppet

Representatives from the United Reformed Church have joined faith leaders in urging the government to rethink its approach to immigration and to move away from a hostile environment towards a culture of sanctuary. A Presbyterian Church (USA) delegation… Read More

Member Church News: Caring for Creation, Ecumenical Anticipation

Agnaldo Pereira Gomes, AIPRAL president, considers caring for creation to be among the most urgent calls of the church today. AIPRAL is also offering a set of resources to promote the linking of scientific knowledge with the spiritual… Read More

Christmas: Where Joy and Pain Embrace

It is Christmas, a time of celebration around a child whose birth will bring good news of a great joy which will come to all the people. Still, with all the joy expected, the situation that surrounded the… Read More

Member Church News: Uniting, Provoking, Crossing, Sharing

Delegates of the Federation of Protestant Churches of Switzerland ratified their new constitution, which will transform them into a national church as of 2020. John McCulloch, the minister at St. Andrew’s Scots Memorial Church in Jerusalem, has written… Read More