Posts Categorized: World Communion of Reformed Churches

WCC on Iraq

From the World Council of Churches on Iraq: Prayers and solidarity for the churches in Northern Iraq WCC calls for urgent action in Iraq Letter to the UN Secretary-General on Iraq Learn about Presbyterians at work with our sisters and brothers in Iraq An open letter (from Lebanon) to Ban Ki-moon on behalf of Mosul’s… Read more »

WCRC joins delegation to United Nations

Originally posted by the World Communion of Reformed Churches by Anna Krueger Dora Arce Valentín, the World Communion of Reformed Churches’ executive secretary for justice and partnership, will join a delegation from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) that will advocate for gender equity with the 58th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. This Commission… Read more »

Pray for Syria: World Communion of Reformed Churches

The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) has issued a statement and call to prayer on Syria noting that, “The WCRC is aware of the current moves towards military response to these attacks and calls for restraint. However heinous the chemical attacks are, military response is not the answer.” The WCRC also calls for prayer… Read more »

Human trafficking is focus of church consultation in Cuba

Last week, I joined members of the World Communion of Reformed Churches in Cuba to focus on human trafficking.  The consultation provided the opportunity to meet with global church partners to explore ways that our churches can work together to stop human trafficking. Below is a press release from the World Communion of Reformed Churches outlining… Read more »

Standing in solidarity with the people of Madagascar

Presbyterians have a long history of partnership with the Church of Jesus Christ in Madagascar (FJKM). The Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations recently sponsored an event with the Rev. Hubert Rakotoarivony, International Peacemaker from Madagscar and Dan Turk, PC(USA) mission co-worker in Madagascar. They focused on the witness of the FJKM. The violence and… Read more »

Churches mark anniversary of statement calling racism a sin

World Communion of Reformed ChurchesNews Release 26 September 2011 Churches today are marking the 25th anniversary of a declaration that racism is a sin. The declaration known as the Belhar Confession was adopted by the Dutch Reformed Mission Church in South Africa on 26 September 1986. The confession, issued in the context of the anti-apartheid movement… Read more »

Let anniversary of September 11 attacks lead to peace and healing says WCRC

World Communion of Reformed Churches News Release07 September 2011 Let the tenth anniversary of attacks on sites in the United States mark a time both of remembrance and of renewed commitment to peace, says a global organization of Protestant churches. The World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) based in Geneva, Switzerland, is inviting its 230… Read more »

A blessing

May the blessing of the God of peace and justice be with us; May the blessing of the Son who weeps the tears of the world’s suffering be with us; And may the blessing of the Spirit, who inspires us…

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