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Registration is open for NIFEA E-Conference: “Degrowth – Living Sufficiently and Sustainably”

2021-09-23T12:40:14+08:00

The upcoming NIFEA E-conference on “Degrowth - Living Sufficiently and Sustainably” will discuss and unpack various visions of “de-growth” or “post-growth” to address the urgent eco-crisis and pandemic of inequality in our world today. Specifically, [...]

Registration is open for NIFEA E-Conference: “Degrowth – Living Sufficiently and Sustainably”2021-09-23T12:40:14+08:00

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

2021-09-24T14:15:46+08:00

The past year and a half 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 [...]

CWM Europe churches and partners reflect on “Imagining church post-COVID19” in video series2021-09-24T14:15:46+08:00

The United Reformed Church (URC)’s new podcast on discipleship

2021-09-17T16:11:16+08:00

The United Reformed Church (URC) launched a new podcast series on the denomination’s focus on Christian discipleship and mission earlier this year. With new episodes uploaded fortnightly, it explores what it means to be Walking [...]

The United Reformed Church (URC)’s new podcast on discipleship2021-09-17T16:11:16+08:00

Inauguration of Sridampara St. John’s Church in central Bangladesh

2021-09-17T16:11:35+08:00

The newly constructed Church of St John in Sridampara Village of Tangail District, central Bangladesh was inaugurated by the Moderator of the Church of Bangladesh (COB) earlier this year. The opening service and celebrations on [...]

Inauguration of Sridampara St. John’s Church in central Bangladesh2021-09-17T16:11:35+08:00

The Presbyterian Church of Wales (PCW)’s aid for two hospitals in North East India

2021-09-10T15:06:47+08:00

A few months ago, The Presbyterian Church of Wales (PCW) launched the COVID-19 India Appeal to assist two hospitals in the Khasi Hills in North East India - Dr H. Gordon Roberts Hospital in Shillong, [...]

The Presbyterian Church of Wales (PCW)’s aid for two hospitals in North East India2021-09-10T15:06:47+08:00

The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) continues engaging in ministry in virtual spaces

2021-09-03T15:19:44+08:00

Through CWM Capacity Development Programme (CDP)’s Member Church Initiative, basic digital filmmaking equipment was procured last year to enhance The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI)’s worship, advocacy, youth engagement and more. [...]

The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) continues engaging in ministry in virtual spaces2021-09-03T15:19:44+08:00

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Moderator’s pastoral message following Delta Variant in-community transmission

2021-08-27T15:57:42+08:00

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Moderator Right Rev. Fakaofo Kaio has released a pastoral message after transmission of Delta variant was detected in the community. Faced with the situation of some being unable [...]

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Moderator’s pastoral message following Delta Variant in-community transmission2021-08-27T15:57:42+08:00

Sundays with CWM (5 Sep): Transforming Structures of Power

2021-09-17T11:16:48+08:00

Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23; Psalm 125; Isaiah 35:4-7a Psalm 146; James 2:1-10, (11-13), 14-17; Mark 7:24-37 “The sceptre of wickedness shall not rest on the land allotted to the righteous, lest the righteous stretch out [...]

Sundays with CWM (5 Sep): Transforming Structures of Power2021-09-17T11:16:48+08:00

Sundays with CWM (22 August): Fullness of Life for God’s Human Creation

2021-08-27T15:48:43+08:00

Genesis 2:15-16; John 10:10b The opening narratives of Genesis chapters 1 and 2, depict and affirm a creation which is good and in harmony, ideal for life to flourish for all God’s creatures, especially humankind. [...]

Sundays with CWM (22 August): Fullness of Life for God’s Human Creation2021-08-27T15:48:43+08:00

Etaretia Porotetani Ma’ohi (EPM) continues call for emancipation for Maohi Nui

2021-08-06T13:26:29+08:00

The 136th Synod of the Etaretia Porotetani Ma'ohi (EPM) called for the Maohi people to be emancipated from “the plundering of its resources, nuclear experiments and bribes of millionaires”, according to a report by RNZ [...]

Etaretia Porotetani Ma’ohi (EPM) continues call for emancipation for Maohi Nui2021-08-06T13:26:29+08:00

Pacific Climate Justice Summit 2021: Just Recovery from COVID-19 requires climate justice and environmental stewardship, says Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) General Secretary

2021-08-06T13:34:15+08:00

During the Pacific Climate Justice Summit earlier this week, Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) General Secretary Rev James Bhagwan said that any just recovery from COVID-19 must incorporate facets of justice such as life-changing advocacy [...]

Pacific Climate Justice Summit 2021: Just Recovery from COVID-19 requires climate justice and environmental stewardship, says Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) General Secretary2021-08-06T13:34:15+08:00

Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT) and Kiribati Uniting Church (KUC) collaborate to provide wheelchairs for children with disabilities

2021-08-05T12:10:27+08:00

The Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT) and Kiribati Uniting Church (KUC) have made a joint effort spanning close to a year for physically challenged Kiribati children to receive wheelchairs. The Kiribati School and Centre for [...]

Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT) and Kiribati Uniting Church (KUC) collaborate to provide wheelchairs for children with disabilities2021-08-05T12:10:27+08:00

Sundays with CWM (8 August): Bread of Life for the Life of the World

2021-08-06T13:23:56+08:00

John 6:35, 41-51 When we hear Jesus referring to Himself as the “Bread of Life’, it is tempting to quickly move toward a spiritual interpretation. But those who are hungry and thirsty who come to [...]

Sundays with CWM (8 August): Bread of Life for the Life of the World2021-08-06T13:23:56+08:00

Presbyterian Church in Wales (PCW) shares short videos on lessons learnt by ministers during COVID-19

2021-07-30T14:21:53+08:00

Ministers and workers of the Presbyterian Church in Wales (PCW) will be revealing their experiences and lessons learnt during the COVID-19 pandemic in a series of short video clips over the next few months. In [...]

Presbyterian Church in Wales (PCW) shares short videos on lessons learnt by ministers during COVID-192021-07-30T14:21:53+08:00

Church of South India (CSI) initiates climate-resilient churches, schools and communities

2021-07-30T14:30:36+08:00

Since May, the Department of Ecological Concerns of the Church of South India (CSI) synod has been organising virtual classes with resource persons for clergy, students and teachers to develop a strong theological and theoretical [...]

Church of South India (CSI) initiates climate-resilient churches, schools and communities2021-07-30T14:30:36+08:00

Youths Rising to Life in the Face of COVID-19: Joint Youth Initiative by CWM Caribbean & Europe regions

2021-07-30T15:41:32+08:00

Conversations on mental health awareness and coping during and beyond the pandemic will be the theme of a joint youth initiative by the CWM Caribbean and Europe regions. Held from 2-3 September, 10 am (Jamaica), [...]

Youths Rising to Life in the Face of COVID-19: Joint Youth Initiative by CWM Caribbean & Europe regions2021-07-30T15:41:32+08:00

Mask wearing no longer legally required, but recommended: change in guidelines for churches in UK

2021-07-23T12:20:34+08:00

With a relaxing of COVID-19 restrictions in England from 19 July, the United Reformed Church (URC) has summarised and updated its guidelines for churches. Also included is a response addressing those weary of using face [...]

Mask wearing no longer legally required, but recommended: change in guidelines for churches in UK2021-07-23T12:20:34+08:00

EDARE 2021

2021-07-23T11:56:21+08:00

Council for World Mission (CWM) once again presents eDARE: a virtual event where theologians, pastors, poets, artists, and activists come together to reflect and present their insights on the challenges and opportunities for life. This [...]

EDARE 20212021-07-23T11:56:21+08:00

Council for World Mission (CWM) and the Caribbean and North America Council for Mission (CANACOM) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Signing Online Event

2021-07-23T12:40:12+08:00

Long standing partners in mission, the Council for World Mission (CWM) and the Caribbean and North America Council for Mission (CANACOM) renewed their partnership through a revised MOU in a momentous occasion on 7 July [...]

Council for World Mission (CWM) and the Caribbean and North America Council for Mission (CANACOM) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Signing Online Event2021-07-23T12:40:12+08:00

Register for the first virtual conference of the International Congregational Fellowship from 23-25 July

2021-07-16T15:42:02+08:00

During the Reformation in the 16th century, some English Protestants motivated by desire for a change in worship, became Separatists who sailed in the Mayflower to New England. To commemorate the 400th anniversary of the [...]

Register for the first virtual conference of the International Congregational Fellowship from 23-25 July2021-07-16T15:42:02+08:00

CWM among organisations urging G20 leaders to fix broken global tax system ahead of Symposium

2021-07-09T10:54:50+08:00

In a letter to the G20 finance ministers before the International Tax Symposium on 9 July, organisations representing a half billion Christians worldwide urged that it has never been more urgent and necessary to fix [...]

CWM among organisations urging G20 leaders to fix broken global tax system ahead of Symposium2021-07-09T10:54:50+08:00

Tax justice critical, agree economists and church leaders at ZacTax webinar

2021-07-09T17:47:30+08:00

Addressing the upcoming G20 International Taxation Symposium, a webinar brought together economists, activists, and church representatives to explore how tax justice and reparations—as called for in the ecumenical Zacchaeus Tax (ZacTax) campaign—could help the world [...]

Tax justice critical, agree economists and church leaders at ZacTax webinar2021-07-09T17:47:30+08:00

Church of Bangladesh (COB)’s Barishal Diocese provides free healthcare services in community

2021-07-16T15:37:09+08:00

Earlier this year, Church of Bangladesh (COB)’s Barishal Diocese served its community through an eye camp at the St Mary’s Clinic of Jobarpar, in partnership with Islamia Eye Hospital. They were able to provide free [...]

Church of Bangladesh (COB)’s Barishal Diocese provides free healthcare services in community2021-07-16T15:37:09+08:00

Seeds of church reform possibly sown during the pandemic, says Union of Welsh Independents (UWI) General Secretary

2021-06-25T16:08:37+08:00

In the Spring issue of Union Welsh Independents (UWI)’s Union Matters, the UWI General Secretary Rev Dyfrig Rees shared his reflections on rethinking church during the pandemic. Rev Rees opined that when Congregationalism was going [...]

Seeds of church reform possibly sown during the pandemic, says Union of Welsh Independents (UWI) General Secretary2021-06-25T16:08:37+08:00

United Church of Zambia (UCZ) releases fourth pastoral letter on COVID-19

2021-06-25T16:08:45+08:00

Following the Zambian government’s implementation of heightened measures to curb escalating cases of COVID-19, the United Church of Zambia (UCZ) has issued an updated COVID-19 advisory to its congregations. This pastoral letter by UCZ General [...]

United Church of Zambia (UCZ) releases fourth pastoral letter on COVID-192021-06-25T16:08:45+08:00

Webinar: “ZacTax: A Reparatory Tax System for a Just and Sustainable Recovery”

2021-06-25T15:20:57+08:00

An ecumenical webinar will explore using the global tax system as a tool to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and to repair systemic issues such as rising socio-economic inequality and runaway climate change. Held on [...]

Webinar: “ZacTax: A Reparatory Tax System for a Just and Sustainable Recovery”2021-06-25T15:20:57+08:00

Sundays with CWM (27 June): Contribute to Life-flourishing Societies According to Ability

2021-06-25T16:09:12+08:00

Mark 4:35-41 Paul wanted to encourage the Corinthians to give generously to the collection he had organised for the poor believers in Judea. Some of the Corinthians boasted about superior faith, speech and knowledge. Knowing [...]

Sundays with CWM (27 June): Contribute to Life-flourishing Societies According to Ability2021-06-25T16:09:12+08:00

Diploma in Eco-Justice Ministries 2021-2022 launched

2021-06-25T16:05:00+08:00

Applications are open for the Diploma in Eco-Justice Ministries 2021-2022, an online programme initiated by Council for World Mission (CWM) and offered by the United Theological College, Bengaluru, India. Students, professionals, clergy, and people leading [...]

Diploma in Eco-Justice Ministries 2021-2022 launched2021-06-25T16:05:00+08:00

The Uniting Presbyterian Church of Southern Africa (UPCSA) Moderator’s final letter

2021-06-18T15:32:55+08:00

Among Rt Rev Peter Langerman’s reflections in his final letter as Moderator of The Uniting Presbyterian Church of Southern Africa (UPCSA), were his observations on how congregations have been faring recently. The Moderator commended congregations [...]

The Uniting Presbyterian Church of Southern Africa (UPCSA) Moderator’s final letter2021-06-18T15:32:55+08:00

Talanoa Oceania 2021: Legacies of slavery and colonisation in Aotearoa and Oceania

2021-06-21T14:03:50+08:00

In partnership with Trinity Theological College, Auckland, Council for World Mission (CWM) is in the midst of organising Talanoa Oceania 2021, a series of talks on legacies of slavery and colonisation in Aotearoa and Oceania. [...]

Talanoa Oceania 2021: Legacies of slavery and colonisation in Aotearoa and Oceania2021-06-21T14:03:50+08:00

United Reformed Church (URC) among founding members of campaign coalition “Together with Refugees”

2021-06-18T15:01:57+08:00

Two in every three women and children that the UK accepts as refugees now, would be turned away in future under proposed new government rules, according to Together With Refugees, a new campaign coalition that [...]

United Reformed Church (URC) among founding members of campaign coalition “Together with Refugees”2021-06-18T15:01:57+08:00

Church of North India (CNI) Calcutta Diocese’s Project enables small-scale businesses

2021-06-11T17:05:58+08:00

The Calcutta Diocese of the Church of North India (CNI) has carried out its “The Neighbour” project to help at least 175 families whose livelihoods have been hard hit by the pandemic. Launched earlier this [...]

Church of North India (CNI) Calcutta Diocese’s Project enables small-scale businesses2021-06-11T17:05:58+08:00

Pacific youths challenged to envisage future and work towards building a dynamic Pacific

2021-06-10T16:43:19+08:00

During the opening of the Regional Youth Ecumenical Council (REYC), Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) General Secretary Rev James Bhagwan encouraged youths to adapt, evolve and grow while retaining what was good and true from [...]

Pacific youths challenged to envisage future and work towards building a dynamic Pacific2021-06-10T16:43:19+08:00

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

2021-06-18T14:04:44+08:00

The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) is seeking mission partners to serve in four positions in the International University of the Caribbean (IUC), an innovative private university specialising in the humanities. [...]

CWM Partner-in-Mission (PIM) opportunities at the International University of the Caribbean (IUC)2021-06-18T14:04:44+08:00