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Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) collaborates to offer support after Tonga’s volcanic eruption

2022-01-18T16:52:51+08:00

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) has expressed “deep concern” and “its heartfelt prayers” for the people of Tonga following the eruption of a massive underwater volcano, which triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific [...]

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) collaborates to offer support after Tonga’s volcanic eruption2022-01-18T16:52:51+08:00

Guyana Congregational Union (GCU) renovates and dedicates Quamina House Complex as GCU’s mission outreach centre

2022-01-14T14:33:21+08:00

Coming out of mission consultations regarding the need for Guyana Congregational Union (GCU) to transition from engaging ministry in maintenance mode to ‘missional congregations,’ it was clear that the condition of the building (Quamina House) [...]

Guyana Congregational Union (GCU) renovates and dedicates Quamina House Complex as GCU’s mission outreach centre2022-01-14T14:33:21+08:00

CWM Welcomes the New Year with Staff Holy Communion Service “The Holy Seed of Remnants”

2022-01-14T14:33:29+08:00

Council for World Mission (CWM) held its New Year Worship Service with Holy Communion during the staff devotion on 10 January 2022 at 5:00 PM Singapore Time, attended virtually by CWM global staff from various [...]

CWM Welcomes the New Year with Staff Holy Communion Service “The Holy Seed of Remnants”2022-01-14T14:33:29+08:00

Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa (UPCSA) Moderator’s letter on the passing of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu

2022-01-07T17:20:15+08:00

The Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa (UPCSA) Moderator Right Rev. Sipho J Mtetwa, was among those who paid tribute to the late Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, a Nobel Prize Laureate for his anti-apartheid work. [...]

Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa (UPCSA) Moderator’s letter on the passing of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu2022-01-07T17:20:15+08:00

Union of Welsh Independents (UWI) General Secretary’s New Year’s Message

2022-01-07T18:25:33+08:00

The last two years was the first time in the Union of Welsh Independents (UWI)’s history with chapels closed for extended periods of time, breaking the link between buildings and their congregations, said the UWI [...]

Union of Welsh Independents (UWI) General Secretary’s New Year’s Message2022-01-07T18:25:33+08:00

Book launch: Doing Theology in the New Normal: Global Perspectives

2022-01-07T18:35:29+08:00

 Edited by Jione Havea Responses to the recent pandemic have been driven by fear, with social distancing and locking down of communities and borders as the most effective tactics. Out of fear and strategies that [...]

Book launch: Doing Theology in the New Normal: Global Perspectives2022-01-07T18:35:29+08:00

Congregational Union of New Zealand (CUNZ)’s outreach efforts during the pandemic

2021-12-16T17:57:21+08:00

During the national-wide COVID-19 lockdown, Congregational Union of New Zealand (CUNZ) supplied food parcels and cash grants to those who were hardest hit, mainly due to loss of income. They were able to tap on [...]

Congregational Union of New Zealand (CUNZ)’s outreach efforts during the pandemic2021-12-16T17:57:21+08:00

Practise biblical stewardship, says Church of North India (CNI) General Secretary

2021-12-16T17:26:06+08:00

Earlier this year, the Church of North India (CNI) General Secretary Rev Dennis Lall reminded church members that biblical stewardship encompasses not only monetary donations, but also responsible usage of time and other resources we [...]

Practise biblical stewardship, says Church of North India (CNI) General Secretary2021-12-16T17:26:06+08:00

United Reformed Church (URC) launches new resource on church buildings

2022-01-04T16:25:25+08:00

In a diverse society, opportunities to engage with religious communities present themselves in various ways. One such instance is local churches are often approached by other faith communities seeking premises where they can hold worship [...]

United Reformed Church (URC) launches new resource on church buildings2022-01-04T16:25:25+08:00

Sundays with CWM (25 Dec): Christmas and the Resistance to Empire

2022-01-05T23:15:52+08:00

Luke 1:46-55, 2:10-12 The Magnificat in Luke 1:46-55 is a song of revolution – political, social, spiritual revolution. The song of Mary is powerful and prophetic. It is a declaration of liberation and emancipation, a [...]

Sundays with CWM (25 Dec): Christmas and the Resistance to Empire2022-01-05T23:15:52+08:00

United Reformed Church (URC) shares government resource on safety guidance for religious buildings

2021-12-16T13:20:18+08:00

After the fatal stabbing of MP Sir David Amess in a Methodist Church building, the United Reformed Church (URC) has shared a resource on safety guidance for religious buildings from the government’s Centre for the [...]

United Reformed Church (URC) shares government resource on safety guidance for religious buildings2021-12-16T13:20:18+08:00

CWM Pacific Region Youth Initiative: Rising to Life with Jesus

2021-12-16T13:24:37+08:00

CWM Pacific will be holding its Youth Initiative on the theme “Rising to Life with Jesus” - from 20-21 December this year. Through this webinar, two youths from each Pacific member church will explore how [...]

CWM Pacific Region Youth Initiative: Rising to Life with Jesus2021-12-16T13:24:37+08:00

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Moderator’s Christmas Message 2021

2021-12-16T13:28:02+08:00

In the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Moderator Rt Rev. Hamish Galloway’s Christmas Message, he wrote about what Bible scholar NT Wright identified as “signposts” to life such as justice, love, beauty and [...]

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Moderator’s Christmas Message 20212021-12-16T13:28:02+08:00

Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN)’s Christmas ministry to seafarers

2021-12-16T13:21:48+08:00

Due to the pandemic, Dutch sailors working at merchant navy ships, many of whom are Christians, were not allowed to disembark their ships after March 2020, and this isolation stretched to 15 months. To help [...]

Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN)’s Christmas ministry to seafarers2021-12-16T13:21:48+08:00

Kiribati Uniting Church (KUC) celebrates 164th anniversary

2021-12-14T20:47:55+08:00

Kiribati Uniting Church (KUC) recently held a church service at Tangintebu Theological College to commemorate 164 years of the arrival of the gospel, through missionary Rev. Dr Hiram Bingham and members of the American Board [...]

Kiribati Uniting Church (KUC) celebrates 164th anniversary2021-12-14T20:47:55+08:00

The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) calls for support for Haiti relief efforts

2022-01-05T23:14:59+08:00

The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) has appealed to its church members to contribute to relief efforts for Haiti. Following an earthquake, Tropical Storm Grace, and the assassination of their President [...]

The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) calls for support for Haiti relief efforts2022-01-05T23:14:59+08:00

Zacchaeus Tax toolkit launched to equip churches to tackle tax justice

2021-11-26T17:12:48+08:00

Several ecumenical organisations have released a new resource - a Zacchaeus Tax toolkit to “educate and enable churches to organise around the question of tax justice”. This follows the recent “Tax the rich, save the [...]

Zacchaeus Tax toolkit launched to equip churches to tackle tax justice2021-11-26T17:12:48+08:00

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Moderator’s Advent Message 2021

2021-11-26T17:10:23+08:00

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Moderator Right Rev Hamish Galloway has released this year’s Advent Message under the dark cloud of COVID19 and the threat of climate change. Quoting Pope Francis, Rev Galloway [...]

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Moderator’s Advent Message 20212021-11-26T17:10:23+08:00

COP26 side event: “Tax the rich, save the planet” discussion centres on equity, reparations

2021-11-29T16:11:52+08:00

As part of churches’ campaign for the Zacchaeus Tax as a call for repentance for excessive riches amidst endemic poverty, several ecumenical partners organised a “Tax the rich, save the planet” discussion as a side [...]

COP26 side event: “Tax the rich, save the planet” discussion centres on equity, reparations2021-11-29T16:11:52+08:00

The Church of South India (CSI) celebrates Platinum Jubilee

2021-11-19T13:07:38+08:00

The Church of South India (CSI) marked its Platinum Jubilee (75 years) with a worship ceremony earlier this year. Distinguished guests such as politicians attended the event, with the theme “Envisioning Together an Open Church [...]

The Church of South India (CSI) celebrates Platinum Jubilee2021-11-19T13:07:38+08:00

Last call: Register for Training in Mission (TIM) 40 virtual roundtable event

2021-11-29T16:10:39+08:00

Don't miss our TIM40 virtual roundtable event themed "Rising to Life: Celebrating the sowers and the seeds of Forty years of ‘Training in Mission" on 28 November 2021, 4:00 PM Jamaica/ Eastern (US Canada) time [...]

Last call: Register for Training in Mission (TIM) 40 virtual roundtable event2021-11-29T16:10:39+08:00

General Secretary’s greetings to gathering of former CWM missionaries

2021-11-19T13:05:55+08:00

During this year’s virtual thanksgiving service for CWM’s retired missionaries, our General Secretary Rev. Dr Jooseop Keum recorded a short video greeting where he recognised their vision, commitment and sacrifice in responding to God’s call. [...]

General Secretary’s greetings to gathering of former CWM missionaries2021-11-19T13:05:55+08:00

Register for Training in Mission (TIM) 40 virtual roundtable event

2021-11-19T17:47:10+08:00

Registration is now OPEN for the Training in Mission (TIM) virtual roundtable gathering on 28 November 2021, 4:00 PM Jamaica/ Eastern (US Canada) time via Zoom. Join former TIM participants, staff who supported the programme [...]

Register for Training in Mission (TIM) 40 virtual roundtable event2021-11-19T17:47:10+08:00

Congregational Federation (CF) launches its first Spring School

2021-11-12T16:46:51+08:00

Is Christian non-conformity a thing of the past? Congregational Federation (CF)’s launch of its first Spring School next March will address this question, especially with many people in society surprised that there still is an [...]

Congregational Federation (CF) launches its first Spring School2021-11-12T16:46:51+08:00

Sundays with CWM (14 Nov): Humans are Created to Save Creation

2021-11-12T16:54:41+08:00

Samuel 2:1-10; Hebrews 10:11-25; Mark 13:1-8 Hannah did not have children. She prayed and God heard her prayer and gave her a son. Remembering God’s mercies, Hannah offered a prayer of thanks as follows: My [...]

Sundays with CWM (14 Nov): Humans are Created to Save Creation2021-11-12T16:54:41+08:00

Register for Training in Mission (TIM) 40 virtual roundtable event

2021-11-29T16:14:17+08:00

Have you registered for the Training in Mission (TIM) virtual roundtable gathering happening on 28 November 2021, 4:00 PM Jamaica/ Eastern (US Canada) time via Zoom? Join former TIM participants, staff who supported the programme [...]

Register for Training in Mission (TIM) 40 virtual roundtable event2021-11-29T16:14:17+08:00

Rising to Life: Celebrating the sowers and the seeds of Forty years of ‘Training in Mission’

2021-11-05T17:45:32+08:00

28th November 2021, Sunday, 4:00 -5:30 PM Jamaica time    As CWM continues to mark and give thanks for the rich contribution made by the Training in Mission (TIM) programme since 1981, we are going to hold [...]

Rising to Life: Celebrating the sowers and the seeds of Forty years of ‘Training in Mission’2021-11-05T17:45:32+08:00

Presbyterian Church of Myanmar (PCM)’s well-received mask distribution campaign

2021-10-29T16:54:45+08:00

When the third wave of the COVID-19 hit Tahan, Kalay Town in Myanmar in June 2021, The Presbyterian Church of Myanmar (PCM) organised a public mask campaign, as many people were exhausted from buying masks and [...]

Presbyterian Church of Myanmar (PCM)’s well-received mask distribution campaign2021-10-29T16:54:45+08:00

Ecumenical leaders urge G20 to take urgent climate action

2021-10-29T17:43:22+08:00

In a letter to G20 leaders, heads of Christian organisations which represent half a billion Christians in over 100 countries, have called for “deep-seated transformations towards net-zero economies by the middle of the century, within [...]

Ecumenical leaders urge G20 to take urgent climate action2021-10-29T17:43:22+08:00

Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN) organises national door to door collection for refugee children in Greece

2021-10-29T16:40:48+08:00

Tens of thousands of children live in tents, without clean water, sanitation and medicine – or hope - across refugee camps in Greece. Committed to combatting poverty and injustice worldwide, Kerk in Actie, the diaconal [...]

Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN) organises national door to door collection for refugee children in Greece2021-10-29T16:40:48+08:00

Sundays with CWM (7 Nov): To Share, Even If I Have Nothing Left

2021-11-03T13:28:08+08:00

1 Kings 17:8-16 At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, there were rumours spreading around. Many places started to lockdown in order to halt the spread of coronavirus. People were then afraid of the failure [...]

Sundays with CWM (7 Nov): To Share, Even If I Have Nothing Left2021-11-03T13:28:08+08:00

A life-affirming “degrowth” is possible, economists and theologians find

2021-11-01T14:51:50+08:00

An online conference on “Degrowth – Living Sufficiently and Sustainably” was convened by the World Council of Churches (WCC), Council for World Mission (CWM), Lutheran World Federation (LWF), World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) and [...]

A life-affirming “degrowth” is possible, economists and theologians find2021-11-01T14:51:50+08:00

COB’s Christian Mission Hospital, Rajshahi (CMHR) intensifies eye check-up efforts in communities

2021-10-20T23:01:26+08:00

Following the end of the COVID-19 lockdown a few months ago, the Christian Mission Hospital, Rajshahi (CMHR) operated by the Church of Bangladesh (COB) has seen more patients, and increased their field efforts. Field eye [...]

COB’s Christian Mission Hospital, Rajshahi (CMHR) intensifies eye check-up efforts in communities2021-10-20T23:01:26+08:00

CWM General Secretary’s Greetings to Cevaa General Assembly

2021-10-29T17:44:41+08:00

CWM General Secretary Rev. Dr Jooseop Keum brought greetings to the 11th General Assembly of Cevaa, which also coincides with its 50th anniversary. With the theme “Let’s keep the flame”, it was held electronically from [...]

CWM General Secretary’s Greetings to Cevaa General Assembly2021-10-29T17:44:41+08:00

Book launch of “Losing Ground: Reading Ruth in the Pacific”

2021-10-20T23:18:30+08:00

The Ruth narrative opens with a climate crisis – a famine pushed a family to migrate – and addresses some of the critical concerns for refugees: food, security, home, land, inheritance. Around those concerns, Losing [...]

Book launch of “Losing Ground: Reading Ruth in the Pacific”2021-10-20T23:18:30+08:00

Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) launches climate advocacy campaign ahead of COP26

2021-10-14T17:14:17+08:00

The Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) General Secretary Rev. James Bhagwan, accompanied by PCC staff, unfurled a banner denouncing fossil fuels at sea in Suva, Fiji on 14 October. In conjunction with Greenfaith, he was [...]

Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) launches climate advocacy campaign ahead of COP262021-10-14T17:14:17+08:00

Dr H. Gordon Roberts Hospital, Shillong names Nursing Block after The Presbyterian Church Of Wales (PCW)

2021-10-15T17:49:02+08:00

The Dr H. Gordon Roberts hospital in Shillong was named after its founder, missionary and surgeon Dr. Hughes Gordon Roberts in 1922. Also known as the Khasi Hills Welsh Mission Hospital, it began as a [...]

Dr H. Gordon Roberts Hospital, Shillong names Nursing Block after The Presbyterian Church Of Wales (PCW)2021-10-15T17:49:02+08:00

Ekalesia Kelisiano Tuvalu (EKT) tackles the challenge of clean water

2021-10-08T17:19:26+08:00

Funafuti, an atoll and the capital of Tuvalu where Ekalesia Kelisiano Tuvalu (EKT)’s headquarters is located, has been more vulnerable to the pandemic as it is the main hub where people arriving or departing from [...]

Ekalesia Kelisiano Tuvalu (EKT) tackles the challenge of clean water2021-10-08T17:19:26+08:00

United Congregational Church Of Southern Africa (UCCSA) Statement On The Issue of Vaccines

2021-10-15T14:40:05+08:00

The United Congregational Church Of Southern Africa (UCCSA) Executive Committee (met on 21-23 September 2021), is deeply aware of the unprecedented circumstances created by the coronavirus pandemic throughout the Southern African Region. The Church profoundly [...]

United Congregational Church Of Southern Africa (UCCSA) Statement On The Issue of Vaccines2021-10-15T14:40:05+08:00

United Reformed Church (URC) among faith leaders calling for climate action ahead of COP26 at Glasgow

2021-10-15T14:39:51+08:00

The United Reformed Church (URC)’s Moderators are among representatives of religious communities across the U.K who have signed The Glasgow Multi-Faith Declaration ahead of the COP26 Summit. In the joint statement, they committed to responding [...]

United Reformed Church (URC) among faith leaders calling for climate action ahead of COP26 at Glasgow2021-10-15T14:39:51+08:00

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) celebrates election of its fifth female leader in 120 years

2021-10-01T14:43:15+08:00

The Rev Rose Luxford of Oamaru was elected Moderator designate of Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) during its General Assembly held virtually on 30 September. This will make her the fifth female leader [...]

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) celebrates election of its fifth female leader in 120 years2021-10-01T14:43:15+08:00