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Council for World Mission (CWM) appoints three senior leadership positions

2022-06-30T10:52:54+08:00

The Council for World Mission welcomes three new senior management staff. After being approved with unanimous consensus by the Board of Directors who met on 11-12 June 2022, the General Secretary, Rev. Dr Jooseop Keum, [...]

Council for World Mission (CWM) appoints three senior leadership positions2022-06-30T10:52:54+08:00

CWM CONGRATULATES REV. DR PETER CRUCHLEY, ON HIS APPOINTMENT AS THE WCC-CWME DIRECTOR

2022-06-30T09:35:41+08:00

The Council for World Mission is pleased to Congratulate Rev. Dr Peter Cruchley, Mission Secretary for Mission Development, on his appointment as the Director of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Commission on World Mission [...]

CWM CONGRATULATES REV. DR PETER CRUCHLEY, ON HIS APPOINTMENT AS THE WCC-CWME DIRECTOR2022-06-30T09:35:41+08:00

United Church of Zambia (UCZ) Lusaka Presbytery unveils new investment firm

2022-06-28T14:50:18+08:00

In The United Church of Zambia (UCZ) Lusaka Presbytery’s shift from traditional methods of mobilising church funds for mission, it has launched Umodzi Investments, a newly registered company to spearhead all its investment activities. During [...]

United Church of Zambia (UCZ) Lusaka Presbytery unveils new investment firm2022-06-28T14:50:18+08:00

Council for World Mission (CWM) mourns the passing of the Rev. Dr Stephen Tan on 24 June 2022

2022-06-26T21:48:08+08:00

The Rev. Dr Stephen Tan, a former trustee of Council for World Mission and one who bears witness to the 1975 Consultation that was held in Singapore to pave the way for the 1977 birth [...]

Council for World Mission (CWM) mourns the passing of the Rev. Dr Stephen Tan on 24 June 20222022-06-26T21:48:08+08:00

CWM Partner-in-Mission (PIM) opportunity at the International University of the Caribbean (IUC)

2022-06-27T11:02:12+08:00

The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) is seeking a mission partner to serve as the Head of Psychology and Counselling Departments at its university, the International University of the Caribbean (IUC). [...]

CWM Partner-in-Mission (PIM) opportunity at the International University of the Caribbean (IUC)2022-06-27T11:02:12+08:00

CWM concludes Annual Members’ Meeting on Rising to Life: Transforming Discipleship in a Wounded World

2022-06-29T12:36:01+08:00

The third and final day (15 June) of CWM’s Annual Members Meeting (AMM) began with morning worship led by Rev. Dr Frin Lewis Smith, a former CWM Trustee and a minister of the United Reformed [...]

CWM concludes Annual Members’ Meeting on Rising to Life: Transforming Discipleship in a Wounded World2022-06-29T12:36:01+08:00

CWM Annual Members’ Meeting (AMM) makes urgent call for liberation and transformation through The Onesimus Project

2022-06-29T12:35:15+08:00

The second day of CWM’s Annual Members’ Meeting (AMM) on 14 June began with morning worship and a bible study led by Rev. Dr Frin Lewis Smith, a minister of the United Reformed Church (URC) [...]

CWM Annual Members’ Meeting (AMM) makes urgent call for liberation and transformation through The Onesimus Project2022-06-29T12:35:15+08:00

CWM Annual Members’ Meeting calls for Transformative Discipleship in a Wounded World

2022-06-29T12:36:41+08:00

CWM Directors, member church delegates, guests and mission secretaries gathered for the Annual Members’ Meeting 2022 in London from 13-15 June, where they met in person for the first time after two years of virtual [...]

CWM Annual Members’ Meeting calls for Transformative Discipleship in a Wounded World2022-06-29T12:36:41+08:00

Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI) produces resource for Refugee Week 2022

2022-06-09T15:29:09+08:00

Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI) has produced a new Bible Study resource “Sanctuary: The Hospitality of Host, Guest and Stranger” offering reflections, prayers and ideas for action for this year’s Refugee Week from [...]

Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI) produces resource for Refugee Week 20222022-06-09T15:29:09+08:00

CWM East Asia Regional Assembly 2022: Rising to Life with Jesus

2022-06-02T15:05:04+08:00

The CWM East Asia Regional Assembly was held online from 24-25 May 2022 between 10:00am to 4:30pm via Zoom to facilitate mutual sharing and collective discernment on emerging issues of the Region. Joining the meeting [...]

CWM East Asia Regional Assembly 2022: Rising to Life with Jesus2022-06-02T15:05:04+08:00

Council for World Mission (CWM) envisions mission as digital networking, launches broadcast studio

2022-06-06T15:33:23+08:00

Council for World Mission (CWM) held its bi-monthly All-Staff Meeting on 19 May 2022, an initiative by the CWM General Secretary Rev. Dr Jooseop Keum for staff around the world to gather virtually, receive updates [...]

Council for World Mission (CWM) envisions mission as digital networking, launches broadcast studio2022-06-06T15:33:23+08:00

Partner-in-Mission (PIM) short-term mission opportunity

2022-05-27T15:20:20+08:00

The United Theological College of the West Indies (UTCWI) is seeking a short-term Partner in Mission (PIM) to digitize select publications including its annual journal - the Caribbean Journal of Religious Studies (C.J.R.S.). The PIM [...]

Partner-in-Mission (PIM) short-term mission opportunity2022-05-27T15:20:20+08:00

CWM Europe churches and partners reflect on “Imagining church post-COVID19” in video series

2022-05-20T11:19:26+08:00

The past two years of COVID-19 has been a time where churches have had to rethink and devise new ways of being church and community, be it pastoral contact by providing food and medicine, or [...]

CWM Europe churches and partners reflect on “Imagining church post-COVID19” in video series2022-05-20T11:19:26+08:00

Call for papers for Black Theology of Liberation International Conference

2022-05-13T11:11:07+08:00

The School of Humanities in the College of Human Sciences at The University of South Africa (UNISA), in collaboration with VukaniBantuTsohangBatho and the Council for World Mission (CWM) is inviting papers for the Black Theology [...]

Call for papers for Black Theology of Liberation International Conference2022-05-13T11:11:07+08:00

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) will offer future land sales to Maori iwi first

2022-05-13T11:32:56+08:00

The Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) has reached a milestone decision to offer any future church-owned land for sale to Maori iwi first. This comes as PCANZ reckons with its colonial past and [...]

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) will offer future land sales to Maori iwi first2022-05-13T11:32:56+08:00

Barishal Diocese of Church of Bangladesh (COB) ordains two female deacons

2022-05-13T11:06:55+08:00

The Barishal Diocese of the Church of Bangladesh (COB) has ordained two females as deacons – a occasion for rejoicing as it marked the resumption of women’s ordination in COB after a 15-year interval. The [...]

Barishal Diocese of Church of Bangladesh (COB) ordains two female deacons2022-05-13T11:06:55+08:00

Registration is open for ‘TIM40 Outpourings’ gathering

2022-05-06T10:37:56+08:00

Former Training in Mission (TIM) participants from CWM member churches, partner institutions, former CWM staff, and partner communities are welcome to register to attend CWM’s “TIM40 Outpourings” meetings on either 6, 7 or 13 May [...]

Registration is open for ‘TIM40 Outpourings’ gathering2022-05-06T10:37:56+08:00

Resisting Occupation: A Global Struggle For Liberation

2022-05-05T12:17:37+08:00

In the latest CWM eDARE publication, Resisting Occupation, international scholars discuss the radical denial of human flourishing caused by the occupation of mind, body, spirit, and land. They explore how religious perspectives can be, and often [...]

Resisting Occupation: A Global Struggle For Liberation2022-05-05T12:17:37+08:00

The United Reformed Church (URC) celebrates milestone of achieving 100% Eco Synods

2022-05-06T10:50:20+08:00

The United Reformed Church (URC) is celebrating the milestone that all its 11 synods have signed up to become an “Eco Synod”, fulfilling part of URC’s wider commitment to urgently reduce carbon emissions across church [...]

The United Reformed Church (URC) celebrates milestone of achieving 100% Eco Synods2022-05-06T10:50:20+08:00

Certificate Course in Eco-theology by Church of South India (CSI) Synod and United Theological College, Bengaluru (UTC)

2022-05-06T11:09:34+08:00

In association with the Church of South India (CSI) Synod, the Certificate Course in Eco-theology offered by United Theological College, Bengaluru (UTC) has been opened to students recommended by CSI’s mission partners and sister churches [...]

Certificate Course in Eco-theology by Church of South India (CSI) Synod and United Theological College, Bengaluru (UTC)2022-05-06T11:09:34+08:00

Young Voices in TEF Webinar Call for Collective Engagement in Peacebuilding Efforts in Asia

2022-04-28T09:12:38+08:00

The Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT) has conducted the Taiwan Ecumenical Forum (TEF) Youth Webinar on Tuesday, 26 April 2022, at 8:00 PM Taiwan time with the theme, “The Neo-Cold War: The Resurgence of the [...]

Young Voices in TEF Webinar Call for Collective Engagement in Peacebuilding Efforts in Asia2022-04-28T09:12:38+08:00

CWM General Secretary’s video greeting for Presbyterian Church of Taiwan (PCT)’s General Assembly

2022-04-29T15:52:58+08:00

During the Presbyterian Church of Taiwan (PCT)’s recent General Assembly, CWM General Secretary Rev. Dr Jooseop Keum sent a short video greeting, where he affirmed PCT’s active partnership in “facilitating the mission for peace and [...]

CWM General Secretary’s video greeting for Presbyterian Church of Taiwan (PCT)’s General Assembly2022-04-29T15:52:58+08:00

‘Suffer the children’: Repairing the wrongs done through racist Christian Education – An online meeting

2022-04-29T18:05:41+08:00

CWM is organising ‘Suffer the Children’: Repairing the wrongs done through racist Christian Education, an online meeting on 28th April, Thursday, 2:00pm UK time to share research findings on Christian Education materials with member churches [...]

‘Suffer the children’: Repairing the wrongs done through racist Christian Education – An online meeting2022-04-29T18:05:41+08:00

CWM Prophets from the South book series and DARE publications are available.

2022-04-22T11:00:05+08:00

Biblical and theological resources on CWM’s themes have been produced through the Discernment and Radical Engagement (DARE) Programme, a CWM initiative to enable the Church in its public witness.  DARE facilitates listening and discernment spaces [...]

CWM Prophets from the South book series and DARE publications are available.2022-04-22T11:00:05+08:00

Congregational Federation (CF) and United Reformed Church (URC) among members discussing “Reconciling Hope: A broken church for a broken world”

2022-04-22T15:59:20+08:00

Congregational Federation (CF) General Secretary Rev. Yvonne Campbell, United Reformed Church (URC) General Secretary Rev. Dr John Bradbury and URC Moderator Rev. Clare Downing were among delegates at the Churches Together in England (CTE) Forum [...]

Congregational Federation (CF) and United Reformed Church (URC) among members discussing “Reconciling Hope: A broken church for a broken world”2022-04-22T15:59:20+08:00

Newly formed United Church of Zambia (UCZ) health committees to support its healthcare facilities

2022-04-22T16:40:32+08:00

Part of United Church of Zambia (UCZ)’s holistic mission has been its mission hospitals and clinics, which have been instrumental in providing healthcare to diverse communities since the era of early missionaries. Some healthcare facilities [...]

Newly formed United Church of Zambia (UCZ) health committees to support its healthcare facilities2022-04-22T16:40:32+08:00

Statement by Korean Association of Christian Studies (KACS) on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

2022-04-22T16:41:16+08:00

Russia must immediately stop the invasion of Ukraine! War is a crime against humanity that indiscriminately kills life! Stop the war and make peace! On February 24, Russia launched missile attacks and air strikes in [...]

Statement by Korean Association of Christian Studies (KACS) on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine2022-04-22T16:41:16+08:00

CWM Caribbean Region’s second issue of “Caribbean Buzz” for 2022

2022-04-22T16:42:08+08:00

CWM Caribbean Region has released the second issue of its bi-monthly newsletter, Caribbean Buzz for 2022. This March-April issue contains Easter prayers on “Rising to Life” by Mrs. Jewell Sinclair Torrington, the Guyana Congregational Union [...]

CWM Caribbean Region’s second issue of “Caribbean Buzz” for 20222022-04-22T16:42:08+08:00

CWM launches Master of Theology in Theological Education for an Economy of Life (MTh TEEL) in partnership with Union Theological Seminary, Philippines

2022-04-18T14:42:35+08:00

The Council for World Mission (CWM) has developed a curriculum for Theological Education for an Economy of Life (TEEL). CWM commissioned a team of scholars from Africa, Asia, USA, Europe, and the Caribbean to design [...]

CWM launches Master of Theology in Theological Education for an Economy of Life (MTh TEEL) in partnership with Union Theological Seminary, Philippines2022-04-18T14:42:35+08:00

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Moderator’s Easter Message: Passionately Hopeful

2022-04-15T11:08:13+08:00

With recent struggles of COVID weariness, a widening income inequality due to house prices spiralling out of control, and dismay at the brutal invasion of Ukraine, Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Moderator Right [...]

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Moderator’s Easter Message: Passionately Hopeful2022-04-15T11:08:13+08:00

Churches across Britain and Ireland unite in prayer for Ukraine

2022-04-08T15:18:10+08:00

UWI General Secretary Rev. Dyfrig Rees (left) was among the Christian leaders gathered outside the Embassy of Ukraine in London in prayer and solidarity. Hundreds of congregations from churches of various denominations across [...]

Churches across Britain and Ireland unite in prayer for Ukraine2022-04-08T15:18:10+08:00

“Debt and Climate Finance: Faith Perspectives and Proposals”

2022-04-11T22:30:46+08:00

A side event of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank's Civil Society Policy Forum Spring Meetings 2022 promoted by Council for World Mission (CWM), World Council of Churches (WCC), World Communion of Reformed Churches [...]

“Debt and Climate Finance: Faith Perspectives and Proposals”2022-04-11T22:30:46+08:00

Applications are open for Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide (CCCW) Summer Institute 2022

2022-04-01T12:01:06+08:00

The first Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide (CCCW) CCCW’s residential Summer Institute on “World Christianity and Global Challenges” is open for applications. Held between 18-22 July 2022 in Cambridge, England, CWM General Secretary, Rev. Dr [...]

Applications are open for Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide (CCCW) Summer Institute 20222022-04-01T12:01:06+08:00

United Church of Zambia (UCZ) launches pilot programme for child abuse prevention

2022-03-31T18:12:48+08:00

To strengthen the United Church of Zambia (UCZ)’s Child Safeguarding policy, UCZ has piloted a three-year programme against child abuse in response to different forms of child abuse in schools and communities where UCZ has [...]

United Church of Zambia (UCZ) launches pilot programme for child abuse prevention2022-03-31T18:12:48+08:00

Sundays with CWM (3 Apr): Chains that were meant to bound and bind, gives life?

2022-04-01T11:55:38+08:00

5th Sunday in Lent Scripture Isaiah 43: 16- 21 I have framed the question above for you to consider. It is obvious, that the use of slavery and tools of oppression can bind and blind [...]

Sundays with CWM (3 Apr): Chains that were meant to bound and bind, gives life?2022-04-01T11:55:38+08:00

CWM Commemorates International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

2022-04-01T11:55:05+08:00

25 March 2022 March 25th marks the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, a moment to remember the African holocaust in which millions died and suffered horrors [...]

CWM Commemorates International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade2022-04-01T11:55:05+08:00

CWM Caribbean and Europe regions holds International Women’s Day virtual event

2022-04-04T10:56:11+08:00

Over 139 participants attended “Women Breaking Chains, Nurturing Communities, Planting Seeds of Hope”, a virtual event held by the Gender Justice Working Group of the Council for World Mission (CWM) Caribbean and Europe regions on [...]

CWM Caribbean and Europe regions holds International Women’s Day virtual event2022-04-04T10:56:11+08:00