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

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

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

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