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I CAN’T BREATHE

2020-07-01T17:50:43+08:00

‘I can’t breathe!’  These were the terrified and terrifying words of George Floyd, as he was pinned to the ground by a white policeman in an illegal act of police violence and extra-judicial murder in [...]

I CAN’T BREATHE2020-07-01T17:50:43+08:00

Online conference calls for an economy of life in a time of COVID-19 pandemic

2020-05-08T15:32:36+08:00

A series of two e-conferences held on 17 and 24 April, brought together some 25 participants to reflect on the socio-economic-ecological impacts of the COVID-19 crisis and how it offers the world an opportunity to [...]

Online conference calls for an economy of life in a time of COVID-19 pandemic2020-05-08T15:32:36+08:00

New Year message

2020-02-20T17:59:37+08:00

A new year breaks with fresh opportunities and possibilities for those who are prepared to imagine a future, transformed by the grace of God, which compels us to acknowledge and repent of our wrong and [...]

New Year message2020-02-20T17:59:37+08:00

Christmas Message

2020-01-30T10:12:14+08:00

In the spirit of Christmas and in the name of the one whose birthday we celebrate, Jesus of Nazareth, Council for World Mission salutes you. We pray that yours will be a peace-filled season, marked [...]

Christmas Message2020-01-30T10:12:14+08:00

Easter Message

2019-07-16T13:59:37+08:00

The celebration of Easter cannot be done with integrity unless we are prepared to set it within the context of life’s pain and suffering.  An acknowledgement of the bruises, the scars and the damage we [...]

Easter Message2019-07-16T13:59:37+08:00

STOP THE KILLINGS

2019-07-16T13:59:50+08:00

The Members’ Mission Forum of the Council for World Mission (CWM) meeting in Blantyre, Malawi, from 19-21 February 2019 has been deeply disturbed to learn of the ongoing ritual killings of persons with albinism (PWA), [...]

STOP THE KILLINGS2019-07-16T13:59:50+08:00

A Pastoral Letter

2019-07-16T14:00:40+08:00

The current discussion by Christian and other religious bodies, whereby consensual sexual relations between male adults is a criminal act punishable by law in 72 countries and carries the death penalty in eight, have prompted [...]

A Pastoral Letter2019-07-16T14:00:40+08:00

Love as an act of defiance

2019-07-16T14:01:53+08:00

CWM welcomes and gladly partners with the Thursdays in Black movement, with its roots in the women’s movements, peoples’ movements and ecumenical movement. At its meeting in Singapore in Feb 2019, the CWM Board reiterated [...]

Love as an act of defiance2019-07-16T14:01:53+08:00

ECUMENICAL PANEL MEETS AHEAD OF THE UNITED NATIONS FORUM ON FINANCING FOR DEVELOPMENT

2018-10-19T02:20:02+08:00

New York, NY, April 22 - The 3rd meeting of the Ecumenical Panel on a New International Financial and Economic Architecture (NIFEA) took place on April 21 and 22, 2018 in New York to coincide [...]

ECUMENICAL PANEL MEETS AHEAD OF THE UNITED NATIONS FORUM ON FINANCING FOR DEVELOPMENT2018-10-19T02:20:02+08:00

3rd Meeting of the Ecumenical Panel on a New International Financial and Economic Architecture (NIFEA)

2018-10-19T02:20:23+08:00

Photo: The NIFEA Joint Planning Team  from CWM, WCRC, WCC and LWF. The 3rd meeting of the Ecumenical Panel on a NIFEA is in progress in New York to connect with the United Nations (UN) [...]

3rd Meeting of the Ecumenical Panel on a New International Financial and Economic Architecture (NIFEA)2018-10-19T02:20:23+08:00

Work with US

2018-06-05T20:55:40+08:00

The Programme Team has an opening for the position of  Programme Associate for Mission Programme. The Programme Associate role reports to the Mission Secretary for Programme Development and is based in Singapore.  The programme team [...]

Work with US2018-06-05T20:55:40+08:00

Assembly Logo Unveiled

2018-06-05T20:55:35+08:00

CWM is pleased to present the 2016 Assembly logo which was unveiled following a service of prayer and worship attended by CWM staff led by the General Secretary in Singapore.  The next four-yearly gathering of the [...]

Assembly Logo Unveiled2018-06-05T20:55:35+08:00

Nauru makes history by ordaining their very first women ministers

2018-06-05T20:55:34+08:00

Aiwo Congregational Church, Nauru 29th November Nauru made history on the 29th November 2015 by ordaining their first women ministers:  Pastor Wanda Joleen Hiram and Pastor Ruth Omodien Garabwan.  Our Pacific Regional Secretary Rev. Fei [...]

Nauru makes history by ordaining their very first women ministers2018-06-05T20:55:34+08:00

Training in Mission in Aotearoa

2018-06-05T20:55:32+08:00

Image Caption: TIM students with the mural they painted for the children's room at Presbyterian Support Family Works in Manurewa.  The mural incorporates the flags and images of the student’s cultures intertwined with NZ imagery.  Anne [...]

Training in Mission in Aotearoa2018-06-05T20:55:32+08:00

The Taichung Commitment of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response

2018-06-05T20:55:32+08:00

We, the participants of the Asia Pacific Regional Workshop on “Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response” organised by CWM and PCT with technical assistance of ACT Alliance representing the member churches of CWM: PCI, EKT, NCC, [...]

The Taichung Commitment of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response2018-06-05T20:55:32+08:00

CWM Calls for Interfaith Engagement towards life affirming communities

2018-06-05T20:55:30+08:00

We the participants of the consultation on ‘Interfaith engagement towards building life-affirming communities’ held in Kolkata between the 6th and 8th of November 2015 recognise the inevitable need to build life-affirming communities and acknowledge that [...]

CWM Calls for Interfaith Engagement towards life affirming communities2018-06-05T20:55:30+08:00

We are recruiting: Join our team!

2018-06-05T20:55:27+08:00

The Council for World Mission is pleased to invite expressions of interest to join the staff team in the following positions: Head of Finance and Administration Head of Programme Communications Manager Mission Secretary (Mission Development) [...]

We are recruiting: Join our team!2018-06-05T20:55:27+08:00

Theologians from around the world call for global Theological Resistance in Palestine

2018-06-05T20:55:17+08:00

Bethlehem was host to a conference convened by the Council for World Mission (CWM). Twenty international and ten Palestinian scholars committed to the praxis of the marginalized - those people of the earth perpetually destined to [...]

Theologians from around the world call for global Theological Resistance in Palestine2018-06-05T20:55:17+08:00

CWM South Asia Meets

2018-06-05T20:55:17+08:00

2015 South Asia Regional Round Table Meeting From 22-25 October member churches of South Asia Region, namely Church of South India, Church of North India, Presbyterian Church of India and the Church of Bangladesh gathered [...]

CWM South Asia Meets2018-06-05T20:55:17+08:00

A New FACE Begins

2018-06-05T20:55:17+08:00

Four of the eight participants slated for the A New Faith and Culture Exposure programme have begun a week of orientation in Kingston, Jamaica.  It is anticipated that four other participants will join the group [...]

A New FACE Begins2018-06-05T20:55:17+08:00

Colloquium on New International Economic and Financial Architecture (NIFEA) commences today

2018-06-05T20:55:17+08:00

“We dare to claim that there is need to address the economic globalisation, marked by unregulated free market enterprise, systems designed to maintain the social pyramid requiring the majority to serve the minority.  We acknowledge [...]

Colloquium on New International Economic and Financial Architecture (NIFEA) commences today2018-06-05T20:55:17+08:00

Building Life-Affirming Communities: Face To Face with the many poor and the many faiths in Asia (Face to Face in India)

2018-06-05T20:55:17+08:00

03 October to 16 November, 2015 Location:   India The Council for World Mission’s (CWM) Face to Face Programme aims to invite the youth participants in cultural, social, theological and contextual realities for them to [...]

Building Life-Affirming Communities: Face To Face with the many poor and the many faiths in Asia (Face to Face in India)2018-06-05T20:55:17+08:00

CWM Elects New Moderator

2018-06-05T20:55:17+08:00

Directors of the Council for World Mission  voted to elect the Very Rev Pamela Tankersley Moderator of CWM Ltd with  effect from August 2015.  Rev Tankersley will serve as Moderator until the CWM Assembly in June [...]

CWM Elects New Moderator2018-06-05T20:55:17+08:00

CWM/WCC Seminar on Mission in Changing Ecclesial and Global Landscapes

2018-06-05T20:54:49+08:00

26-30 September 2015,  Bangkok, Thailand The CWM Mission Enabling Team and World Council of Churches – Commission on World Mission and Evangelism in partnership with the Church of Christ in Thailand are currently organizing a [...]

CWM/WCC Seminar on Mission in Changing Ecclesial and Global Landscapes2018-06-05T20:54:49+08:00

Call for Applications: Face to Face: Mission in the Context of Empire through the Lens of Migration and Human Trafficking – Face to Face Netherlands 2016

2018-06-05T20:54:47+08:00

Face to Face Netherlands 2016 The Face to Face: Mission in the Context of Empire through the Lens of Migration and Human Trafficking (Face to Face Netherlands) is now accepting applications for 2016 intake. The Programme will [...]

Call for Applications: Face to Face: Mission in the Context of Empire through the Lens of Migration and Human Trafficking – Face to Face Netherlands 20162018-06-05T20:54:47+08:00

Call for Applications: Training in Mission 2016 – Taiwan, Fiji, Kiribati and New Zealand

2018-06-05T20:54:49+08:00

Training in Mission 2016 The Council for World Mission is pleased to inform you that we are now accepting applications for the Training in Mission (TIM) 2016 Programme. The Training in Mission (TIM) Programme aims [...]

Call for Applications: Training in Mission 2016 – Taiwan, Fiji, Kiribati and New Zealand2018-06-05T20:54:49+08:00

Face to Face, Netherlands 2015

2018-06-05T20:54:45+08:00

In April and May ten super participants from Germany; Kiribati; Tonga/Australia; Karin/Singapore; Indonesia; Taiwan; Zimbabwe/Zambia; Ghana; India joined the CWM Face to Face Programme in the Netherlands.   The participants were theology and religious studies students [...]

Face to Face, Netherlands 20152018-06-05T20:54:45+08:00

CWM team visits the HKCCCC

2018-06-05T20:54:45+08:00

29 May - 9 June 2015 A group of five from selected CWM member bodies are visiting local congregations of HKCCCC from 29 May to 9 June to learn about their life and witness as [...]

CWM team visits the HKCCCC2018-06-05T20:54:45+08:00

Consultation on revisiting the People of God among all God’s Peoples – challenges facing churches in mission today

2018-06-05T20:54:45+08:00

20-25 April 2015 Representatives of CWM member bodies and ecumenical partners are gathered in Manila, Philippines from 20-25 April for a theological consultation re-visiting the 1999 CWM/CCA statement The People of God among All God’s [...]

Consultation on revisiting the People of God among all God’s Peoples – challenges facing churches in mission today2018-06-05T20:54:45+08:00