Member Church News: Drought, human rights

The Uniting Church in Australia has called for prayers for South Sudan (and running an Africa Famine Appeal) while the United Church of Canada is launching an Extreme Hunger Appeal as the humanitarian crisis in Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia,… Read More

Member Church News: Symposium, Manual Scavenging, Awards and many more

On Tuesday, 9 May (Europe Day), the three cathedrals of Utrecht, Netherlands (both Protestant and Catholic), will collaborate on a symposium on the future of Europe. The symposium will make a constructive contribution to the public debate on the future… Read More

Member Church News: Women & Girl’s rights in Pakistan, Stories of migration and Reformation

International Women’s Day was marked by the Peshawar Diocese of the Church of Pakistan with a programme that focused on women’s and girls’ rights in Pakistan. The programme started with prayer and worship, and around hundred women of… Read More

Member Church News: Responses, Confessions, Visits

Partners respond to Palm Sunday terror attacks in Egypt. Synod of the Nile Moderator declares “unity and solidarity with the Coptic Orthodox Church.” Among Rolling Stone’s March 2017 list of 10 New Artists You Need to Know is Ravyn Lenae,… Read More

Easter 2017: And yet…also…

But we have this treasure in clay jars, so that it may be made clear that this extraordinary power belongs to God and does not come from us. We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed,… Read More

NCCK calls for conversation

The World Communion of Reformed Churches is dedicated to achieving a peaceful reunification of the Korean peninsula. The WCRC received the following statement from the National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) and urges its members to share… Read More

Member Church News: Unity and Service

Four churches in North America—including three WCRC members—celebrate 20th anniversary of full communion Formula of Agreement. The Climate March, where over 45,000 people gathered from diverse communities, an empowering moment for Pacific Islanders and a manifestation of how… Read More

Member Church & Partner News: Is health care requirement for Justice? Fighting Racism, Gender Equity and Peace initiatives

A United Church of Canada congregation in Ottawa fights racism with lawn signs welcoming refugees. John Calvin argued that those who do not share with the poor when they are in need are guilty of theft – and… Read More

Member Church News: Welcomes, Rivalries, Neighbours and Justice

The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship is beta testing Preaching and in preparation for launching the new, ecumenical website for pastors and worship leaders that aims to provide easy access to excellent online resources for preparing sermons… Read More

Letter on Korea to UN Security Council

To the members of the UN Security Council and to the attention of the UN Secretary General 760 United Nations Plaza Manhattan, NY 10017 USA Dear Ambassador, The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) is the international organization… Read More