WCRC mourns death of Allen Nafuki

The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) joins with those around the world mourning the death of Allen Nafuki, chief executive officer/assembly clerk of the Presbyterian Church of Vanuatu (PCV) and a former member of the WCRC Executive… Read More

Virtual Executive Committee sets future course

The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) Executive Committee, meeting for the first time in two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, approved an interim leadership plan, set task groups for sustainability and the next General Council, adopted… Read More

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

Webinar on ecumenical dialogues looks to future

A webinar on “Justification and Justice: The Journey of the WCRC from Columbus to Notre Dame” gathered nearly two dozen participants to trace “the steps of a journey on which we’ve made momentous advances in the unity of… Read More

Executive Committee approves interim plan, leadership model

A “collegial general secretariat” will lead the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) during a year-long interim period, beginning 1 September. The WCRC Executive Committee approved an interim plan that mandates the three executive secretaries take on the… Read More

President Kassab calls for renewed imagination

In her address to the Executive Committee, President Najla Kassab cited the Wittenberg Witness to call for a “renewed imagination” to build “a strong Communion, a prophetic one, an impactful presence in every place that hurts.” “A renewed… Read More

Executive Committee to consider next chapter

During its virtual meeting this week, the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) Executive Committee will make decisions to set the organization on course to its next General Council in 2024. Having not been able to gather last… Read More

Global faith and humanitarian leaders urge end to vaccine nationalism

Worldwide Christian and other faith leaders have joined with humanitarian groups urging global leaders to ensure equitable distribution of Covid-19 vaccines around the world, stating that they must choose between “vaccine nationalism or human solidarity.” The joint Declaration… Read More

International church-based organizations urge Colombian president to stop spiral of violence

The ACT Alliance, World Council of Churches, Lutheran World Federation, World Communion of Reformed Churches, Anglican Communion, World Methodist Council, Latin American Episcopal Council and World Association for Christian Communication, in a letter sent 18 May, urged Colombian… Read More

Webinar focuses on global racism

A recent session of the United Church of Christ (UCC)’s web series “Wednesdays with the World” highlighted the global problems of racism, xenophobia, and all forms of discrimination. It featured Philip Vinod Peacock, WCRC executive secretary for justice… Read More