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United Reformed Church (URC) among global faith leaders calling for equitable vaccine distribution

2021-05-14T15:06:08+08:00

The United Reformed Church (URC) is among faith leaders around the world urging for global vaccine equity and an end to vaccine nationalism, where wealthier countries gain first access to and hoard vaccines, and people [...]

United Reformed Church (URC) among global faith leaders calling for equitable vaccine distribution2021-05-14T15:06:08+08:00

Shalom, a development organisation of Church of Bangladesh (COB), continues humanitarian work

2021-05-14T15:15:18+08:00

The re-construction work of a 1,200 feet road at Kanainagar village in Mongla Upazila was inaugurated in mid-February. Vulnerable families in Mongla, Bagerhat received hens and instruments for rearing hens, and improved sanitation through the [...]

Shalom, a development organisation of Church of Bangladesh (COB), continues humanitarian work2021-05-14T15:15:18+08:00

United Church of Zambia (UCZ)’s conservation farming programme officially opens

2021-05-07T12:03:55+08:00

A Conservation Farming programme in Chisamba District, Central Province was officially opened by the Provincial Permanent Secretary Bernard Chomba in early May. In this joint venture, First Quantum Minerals shared conservation farming expertise with Chipembi [...]

United Church of Zambia (UCZ)’s conservation farming programme officially opens2021-05-07T12:03:55+08:00

Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) resource on COVID-19 vaccinations

2021-05-07T12:14:00+08:00

As part of the pandemic response, the Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) have released a resource covering biblical reflections on vaccination, its rationale, and common questions and information on COVID-19 vaccines. Mindful of the influence [...]

Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) resource on COVID-19 vaccinations2021-05-07T12:14:00+08:00

Church of Bangladesh (COB) Barishal Diocese builds new church in Sundali

2021-04-30T15:45:47+08:00

Church of Bangladesh (COB)’s Barishal Diocese has purchased land and are in the process of construction of a new church building in the Sundali village of Khulna Deanery. New believers of the church at Sundali [...]

Church of Bangladesh (COB) Barishal Diocese builds new church in Sundali2021-04-30T15:45:47+08:00

United Reformed Church (URC) raises more than £12,000 for vaccine campaign

2021-04-30T15:47:18+08:00

The United Reformed Church (URC) launched a campaign earlier this year to raise funds to help global neighbours without access to COVID-19 vaccines. In the UK, half of the population has had at least one [...]

United Reformed Church (URC) raises more than £12,000 for vaccine campaign2021-04-30T15:47:18+08:00

Sundays with CWM (16 May): Manifesting God’s Economy of Life Within our Contextual Realities

2021-05-14T16:15:38+08:00

John 15:9-17; Acts 10:44-48 The Council for World Mission has raised this life-awakening theme, “Life-Flourishing Economy”, that motivates us to further explore and theologically reflect on how we see and handle life in the midst [...]

Sundays with CWM (16 May): Manifesting God’s Economy of Life Within our Contextual Realities2021-05-14T16:15:38+08:00

Indigenous leaders illuminate vision of a new world economy

2021-05-14T16:14:59+08:00

Indigenous leaders from around the globe shared their vision for a just economy—one that will not usher in genocide, displacement, and exploitation. During a webinar organised through the New International Financial and Economic Architecture initiative [...]

Indigenous leaders illuminate vision of a new world economy2021-05-14T16:14:59+08:00

UCJCI re-imagines church through CWM Member Church Initiative (MCI) Project

2021-04-23T15:37:45+08:00

Combining performing arts with new information and communication technologies (ICT) is viewed as a powerful communications tool, especially in the colourful Caribbean culture that employs music, dance, poetry and drama. Recognising changes in the ministry [...]

UCJCI re-imagines church through CWM Member Church Initiative (MCI) Project2021-04-23T15:37:45+08:00

Church of North India (CNI) Moderator highlights World Immunisation Week, encourages all to get vaccinated

2021-04-15T13:54:04+08:00

For this year’s Easter greetings, Church of North India (CNI) Moderator The Most Rev Dr. P. C. Singh went beyond asking Christians to meaningfully participate in Holy Week services. In the Moderator’s April message, he [...]

Church of North India (CNI) Moderator highlights World Immunisation Week, encourages all to get vaccinated2021-04-15T13:54:04+08:00

United Reformed Church (URC) publishes book on one of first woman to be ordained Christian ministry in Britain

2021-04-14T16:18:24+08:00

The United Reformed Church (URC) has published the book “Constance - Pioneer, Pastor, Preacher’ on one of the first ordained women in Britain, on behalf of Congregation Federation (CF), the Council for World Mission (CWM) [...]

United Reformed Church (URC) publishes book on one of first woman to be ordained Christian ministry in Britain2021-04-14T16:18:24+08:00

The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) builds new columbarium and memorial garden

2021-04-14T16:19:24+08:00

Hope United Church in North Eastern Regional Missional Council of the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) has constructed a columbarium and created Hope Memorial Garden, which were dedicated in late February. [...]

The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) builds new columbarium and memorial garden2021-04-14T16:19:24+08:00

Webinar highlights voices of Indigenous Peoples and the Economy of Life: Spirituality, Land, and Self-Determination

2021-04-19T14:56:05+08:00

As part of the New International Financial and Economic Architecture (NIFEA) initiative, Council for World Mission (CWM) and several ecumenical partners will be hosting a webinar on 22 April Thursday, 17:00-18:30 Central European Summer Time [...]

Webinar highlights voices of Indigenous Peoples and the Economy of Life: Spirituality, Land, and Self-Determination2021-04-19T14:56:05+08:00

Presbyterian Church of India (PCI), National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) and United Reformed Church (URC) release statements in solidarity with PCM

2021-04-09T12:26:32+08:00

Two member churches Presbyterian Church of India (PCI) and United Reformed Church (URC) have released separate statements of solidarity with the Presbyterian Church of Myanmar (PCM) as the situation continues to deteriorate in Myanmar. The [...]

Presbyterian Church of India (PCI), National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) and United Reformed Church (URC) release statements in solidarity with PCM2021-04-09T12:26:32+08:00

Easter Message by Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa (UPCSA) General Secretary

2021-04-10T13:15:18+08:00

The Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa (UPCSA) General Secretary Rev. Lungile Mpetsheni has reminded Christians to speak out in adverse situations, and to speak up for those in need in his Easter Message. Referring [...]

Easter Message by Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa (UPCSA) General Secretary2021-04-10T13:15:18+08:00

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Moderator encourages congregations to stay strong in faith

2021-04-10T13:14:43+08:00

The Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Moderator has encouraged congregations to hold on to their faith and focus on the Lord in the ongoing pandemic. “These past months have seen our resolve, our [...]

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Moderator encourages congregations to stay strong in faith2021-04-10T13:14:43+08:00

Updated 18 March: CWM and member churches express deep concern about escalating situation in Myanmar

2021-04-06T13:17:04+08:00

Following the worsening developments in Myanmar, Council of World Mission (CWM), Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT) and Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) have released separate statements of solidarity with the Presbyterian Church of [...]

Updated 18 March: CWM and member churches express deep concern about escalating situation in Myanmar2021-04-06T13:17:04+08:00

Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China (HKCCCC) General Secretary’s reflection on future challenges and opportunities in Hong Kong

2021-03-31T19:49:18+08:00

The Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China (HKCCCC) General Secretary Rev Dr Eric So has shared the first of several reflections on the future challenge and opportunities in Hong Kong. Reiterating [...]

Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China (HKCCCC) General Secretary’s reflection on future challenges and opportunities in Hong Kong2021-03-31T19:49:18+08:00

Church of South India (CSI) opens tailoring training centre

2021-03-31T19:50:48+08:00

Earlier this year, Dorcas Tailoring Training Centre at St. John's (CSI) Church, Pondicherry was officially opened for community development and empowerment, especially for vulnerable women and the transgender population. This Centre was started by the [...]

Church of South India (CSI) opens tailoring training centre2021-03-31T19:50:48+08:00

The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) donates tablets for primary school children

2021-03-31T19:45:01+08:00

An estimated 30,000 students in Jamaica are unreached by online learning during the pandemic. As education represents the way out of the poverty cycle for those in under-served communities, the Jamaican government had called for [...]

The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) donates tablets for primary school children2021-03-31T19:45:01+08:00

Dedication service for new church funded by Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ)

2021-03-31T19:28:29+08:00

A dedication service for a church in Augcheng, a remote town in the Presbyterian Church of Myanmar (PCM)'s Victoria Synod was held in February, where the community turned up to celebrate the dedication and restate [...]

Dedication service for new church funded by Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ)2021-03-31T19:28:29+08:00

Church of Jesus Christ in Madagascar (FJKM) tackles healthcare deficiencies through its development programme

2021-03-26T15:03:26+08:00

Located in the centre of the capital is SAF, an organisation set up as a Church of Jesus Christ in Madagascar (FJKM)’s development programme, which runs a medical clinic and main pharmacy to tackle deficiencies [...]

Church of Jesus Christ in Madagascar (FJKM) tackles healthcare deficiencies through its development programme2021-03-26T15:03:26+08:00

A Tribute to the late Lynette Williams from the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI)

2021-03-26T14:56:09+08:00

This homily by CWM General Secretary Rev Dr Collin Cowan pays tribute to Ms Lynette Williams, a faithful servant of God in UCJCI, and serves an inspiration to “do what we can”. https://youtu.be/d6cSGybS4Cs - Proverbs [...]

A Tribute to the late Lynette Williams from the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI)2021-03-26T14:56:09+08:00

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

2021-03-31T20:11:22+08:00

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

Talanoa Oceania 2021: Legacies of slavery and colonisation in Aotearoa and Oceania2021-03-31T20:11:22+08:00

At least 390 organisations and individuals endorse joint statement against Deep Sea Mining

2021-04-08T15:05:29+08:00

CWM Pacific and least 390 NGOs, institutions, academia, parliamentarians, scientists, movements and individuals internationally have endorsed a joint statement against Deep Sea Mining (DSM), calling for recognition of a common responsibility to protect the ocean. [...]

At least 390 organisations and individuals endorse joint statement against Deep Sea Mining2021-04-08T15:05:29+08:00

United Reformed Church (URC) and Presbyterian Church of Wales (PCW) urge government to cease housing asylum seekers in barracks

2021-03-12T11:19:38+08:00

The United Reformed Church (URC) and The Presbyterian Church of Wales (PCW) are among church leaders appealing to the UK government to end the use of military barracks as accommodation for asylum seekers in the [...]

United Reformed Church (URC) and Presbyterian Church of Wales (PCW) urge government to cease housing asylum seekers in barracks2021-03-12T11:19:38+08:00

Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT) and United Reformed Church (URC) organise 100th anniversary thanksgiving service

2021-03-04T19:33:35+08:00

The Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT) and United Reformed Church (URC) will be holding a 100th anniversary online thanksgiving service on 6 March for Dr James Maxwell, the missionary doctor widely regarded as PCT’s founder. [...]

Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT) and United Reformed Church (URC) organise 100th anniversary thanksgiving service2021-03-04T19:33:35+08:00

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Moderator calls on NZ government to help end Myanmar coup

2021-02-26T15:20:03+08:00

After Presbyterian Church in Myanmar (PCM)’s statement condemning the country’s military coup on 1 February, the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Moderator wrote to the New Zealand Government to express deep concern on [...]

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) Moderator calls on NZ government to help end Myanmar coup2021-02-26T15:20:03+08:00

Call for applications: Bossey Ecumenical Institute online course

2021-02-26T15:23:42+08:00

Applications are open for “Together Towards Unity. Being Church in a Fragmented World”, a new online course by Bossey Ecumenical Institute, with whom Council for World Mission (CWM), United Evangelical Mission (UEM), and the Communauté [...]

Call for applications: Bossey Ecumenical Institute online course2021-02-26T15:23:42+08:00

Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa (UPCSA) Moderator encourages vaccinations for COVID-19

2021-02-19T14:02:57+08:00

The Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa (UPCSA) Moderator has advocated for COVID-19 vaccines to congregations in a letter on 15 February, where he addressed concerns about its safety and side effects. With people in [...]

Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa (UPCSA) Moderator encourages vaccinations for COVID-192021-02-19T14:02:57+08:00

Union of Welsh Independents (UWI) funding opportunity for churches to innovate

2021-02-19T16:37:44+08:00

After a lengthy process of reorganising some of the Union of Welsh Independents (UWI) funds for contemporary use, churches which meet membership criteria can now tap on a funding opportunity to invest in their future. [...]

Union of Welsh Independents (UWI) funding opportunity for churches to innovate2021-02-19T16:37:44+08:00

Resource on nurturing social cohesion for churches now available

2021-02-11T16:43:59+08:00

“Nurturing Social Cohesion” is a practical resource borne of a major research project conducted on how churches contribute to social cohesion of communities across England. In this study commissioned by the Free Churches Group, UK’s [...]

Resource on nurturing social cohesion for churches now available2021-02-11T16:43:59+08:00

Migration and refugee-themed anthology produced in an ecumenical effort

2021-02-11T17:07:00+08:00

Several years ago, Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI) took a group of church leaders to the Eidomeni crossing in northern Greece at the border with Macedonia. They saw a human tide of asylum [...]

Migration and refugee-themed anthology produced in an ecumenical effort2021-02-11T17:07:00+08:00

NCCK publishes Korean translation of a resource on 70 years of conflict in Korean Peninsula

2021-02-11T16:45:28+08:00

The National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) has published a Korean translation of The Light of Peace: Churches in Solidarity with the Korean Peninsula, a book that traces 70 years of unresolved conflict on [...]

NCCK publishes Korean translation of a resource on 70 years of conflict in Korean Peninsula2021-02-11T16:45:28+08:00

United Reformed Church (URC) curates Fairtrade Fortnight service

2021-02-11T16:45:20+08:00

The United Reformed Church (URC)’s has curated the ecumenical service of worship for Fairtrade Fortnight (22 February to 7 March), in collaboration with other Christian organisations this year. This is part of a series of [...]

United Reformed Church (URC) curates Fairtrade Fortnight service2021-02-11T16:45:20+08:00