Prayer Requests

Please join us in responding to the needs of our sisters and brothers through prayer and action. Each prayer request brings new challenges and considerations to the WCRC and the Christian world. Each post links to more info on each specific request.

Call to observe day for elimination of sexual violence in conflict

The World Communion of Reformed Churches joins the South Sudan Council of Churches in inviting churches to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, observed globally on 19 June. The council published a… Read More

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WCRC calls for prayers, mourning for victims of residential schools

The World Communion of Reformed Churches joins with sisters and brothers in Canada in mourning all those children who suffered and died at residential schools across Canada. According to The Guardian, “Between 1867 and 1996, the Canadian state… Read More

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WCRC calls for peace with justice in Jerusalem

The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) strongly condemns the attacks by the Israeli security forces on those worshipping at the al-Aqsa Mosque. These actions during the time of Ramadan, at the third most holy site of the… Read More

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WCRC calls for prayer and support of Colombian people

The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), along with partners, is calling for prayer and support for protestors in Colombia. Protests, which began at the end of April, continue across Colombia, despite dozens of people killed and hundreds… Read More

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WCRC calls for prayer and support for UCCP

The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) calls on its members and partners to support the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) through prayer and action as it faces increasing harassment and repression from the Filipino… Read More

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WCRC calls on members to help save Sheikh Jarrah

The World Communion of Churches (WCRC) calls its membership and the wider ecumenical movement into prayer and action for the impending evictions in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood of East Jerusalem. This latest threat of evictions is part of… Read More

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Call for prayers and actions in Philippines

The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) joins with the United Church of Christ in the Philippines and Ecumenical Voice for Human Rights and Peace in the Philippines (EcuVoice) in their condemnation of the killings and arrests of… Read More

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Prayers and support requested for Belarus

Remember those who are in prison, as though you were in prison with them; those who are being tortured, as though you yourselves were being tortured. —Hebrews 13:3 The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) joins WCRC Europe’s… Read More

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Call for prayer and support for United States

“See how they conceive evil, and are pregnant with mischief, and bring forth lies. They make a pit, digging it out, and fall into the hole that they have made. Their mischief returns upon their own heads, and… Read More

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WCRC calls for prayers and fasting for West Papua

The World Communion of Reformed Churches, in solidarity with the West Papuan Council of Churches and the Pacific Council of Churches, calls for prayer and fasting for West Papua. The situation of human rights abuses and injustice in… Read More

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