In November, students attending the Presbyterian School of Kabuga in Rwanda were treated to a visit from delegates representing the All Africa Council of Churches, who took time during a conference on climate change to meet with the students and plant trees with them.
A new video/webinar series highlighting the Christian mission in Myanmar (formerly Burma) will kick off later this month and run through February 2023. The effort, sponsored by the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s World Mission and its partners in the region, will provide context around the Southeast Asia country’s diverse culture and its fragile economic and political situation following violent regime change in 2021.
Presbyterian World Mission staff are hailing the announcement that the Rev. Adelaida Jiménez of the Presbyterian Church of Colombia has been named part of a peace process negotiating team tasked with brokering a peace agreement between the Colombian government and the National Liberation Army.
Representatives from Palestine, nations in Latin America and the Caribbean, 20 universities and academic institutions from four continents and several church bodies including the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) convened in Santiago, Chile Nov. 4-11 to participate in a conference addressing the theme of Christian Zionism and religious, political and economic fundamentalisms.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is among a half-dozen organizations convening the week-long “Christian Zionism and Religious, Political and Economic Fundamentalisms: A Palestinian-Latin American Conversation,” Nov. 4-11 in Santiago, Chile, and available online as well.
The Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies is a consortium of three universities — the Universitas Gadjah Mada (a non-confessional state-owned university), Universitas Islam Negeri Sunan Kalijaga (a state-owned Islamic university) and Universitas Kristen Duta Wacana (a private Christian university) — all located in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
A group of us representing the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) were present at the World Council of Churches (WCC) Assembly in Karlsruhe, Germany, in September, where “Christ’s Love Moves the World to Reconciliation and Unity” was the theme.
This year the Presbyterian Church of Trinidad and Tobago (PCTT) had one of the youngest delegations to the World Council of Churches assembly. The PCTT also afforded me the opportunity to attend the 225th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), making both assemblies an attempt at returning to fellowship in person.
“Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” — Luke 23:42