Member Church News: History, Songs, Peace

The Clifton Kirkpatrick Oral History Project: Stated clerk emeritus discusses leading the PC(USA), ecumenical ministry, and contemporary church history in recordings.

The Igreja Evangélica Presbiteriana de Portugal has shared a Cantata de Natal de 2023, sung by a combined Methodist-Reformed choir. And the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria has shared a Christmas carol.

Presbyterian Church (USA) webinar touches on multiple aspects of Israel-Palestine crisis: Christian and Jewish voices describe the current situation in Gaza.

Webinar traces roots of Christian Zionism—and its damaging outcomes today: More than 340 people attend a webinar, entitled “Christian Zionism and the Ecumenical Movement,” on 5 December. Hosted by the Transformative Ecumenism Movement, the webinar discussed the role of Christian Zionism in sustaining violence in Gaza and its impact on the ecumenical movement.

“Indecent and Indignant” in Bogota: taking a hard look at mission: From 29 November to 3 December, the Council for World Mission’s Discernment and Radical Engagement (DARE) forum delivered difficult questions and discerning answers in Bogota, Colombia.

Young Theologians Journey to Leipzig: The Young Theologians in Communion are a group of (you guessed it) young theologians from various Communion of Protestant Churches in Europe member churches.

WCC delegation visits Colombia to strengthen accompaniment of peace process: A delegation from the World Council of Churches (WCC) is visiting Colombia, conveying a message of the WCC’s commitment to accompanying and supporting the nation’s peace processes.

Tackling sexual violence in war: War has always tragically impacted women and children, but the traumatic effects of weaponizing women in war have long been swept under the carpet. On 8 December, the World Council of Churches held a hybrid discussion watched globally as part of the 16 Days Against Gender-based Violence.

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