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

Member Church News: Gender Justice, Cooperation, Leaders

The school of theology at St. Paul’s University in Limuru, Kenya, leads the way in creating safe spaces for promoting gender justice in Kenya. Carmen Lansdowne, moderator of The United Church of Canada, will preach at the United… Read More

Member Church News: COP27, Advent, Dialogue

The Palestinian-Latin American Dialogue on “Christian Zionism and Religious, Political, and Economic Fundamentalisms” concluded last Friday, November 11, in the city of Santiago, Chile. Among its participants was Guatemalan pastor and defender of women’s rights Delia Leal, who… Read More

Member Church News: COP27, Visits, Theology

Leaders from around the world are gathering at the 27th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27) in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. Two people affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church are there… Read More

Member Church News: Reforming, Gathering, Discussing

Protestant churches in Lebanon gathered to celebrate Reformation Day, with a worship service entitled “Witnessing for the God of Life Amidst a Suffering World,” presided over by Joseph Kassab, president of the Supreme Council of Evangelical Community in… Read More