Member Church News: Singing the Accra Confession

A musical Confession of Faith based on the Accra Confession by David Alexander (Reformed Church in America) is available on YouTube.

The United Reformed Church (UK) General Assembly Moderators joined 450 academics, politicians, charities, faith leaders, and healthcare workers to urge the prime minister to waive vaccine patents. In an open letter, organised by Global Justice Now, STOPAIDS, and Just Treatment, the group called on Boris Johnson to “stand on the right side of history”.

Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa Moderator Peter Langerman discussed challenges of the church nearing the end of his term, including sexism and misogyny, natural disasters, and gender-based violence.

“From a patient and sincere listening…to a hopeful accompaniment:” DiPaz’s Rafael Castillo reflects on the pastoral mission in Colombia.

The Conference of European Churches together with the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe is inviting churches to commemorate the lives of thousands of migrants and refugees, who lost their lives in the Mediterranean, seeking safety on their way to Europe. CEC and CCME encourage churches to hold online commemoration services, prayers or vigils around World Refugee Day on 20 June 2021 in line with the COVID-19 measures.

The World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) has announced a “Call for Project Partnerships” for its 2021-2022 Project Cycle. The deadline to apply is 18 June 2021.

The imperative to go back to the ecumenical basics: Agnes Abuom, moderator of the World Council of Churches Central Committee, reflects on the challenges to ecumenical organizations during the pandemic.

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