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United Reformed Church (URC) joins call for UK government to help deter West Bank annexation

2020-07-02T16:22:43+08:00

Church leaders from the United Reformed Church, and several other major Christian denominations have called on the UK government to help deter annexation of the West Bank, which could begin from 1 July. In the [...]

United Reformed Church (URC) joins call for UK government to help deter West Bank annexation2020-07-02T16:22:43+08:00

Council for World Mission (CWM) presents our 2019 Annual Report

2020-07-02T16:23:52+08:00

Council for World Mission (CWM) is pleased to present our 2019 report, celebrating our accomplishments and giving thanks to God for the guidance, inspiration and strength that enabled us to be of service to peoples [...]

Council for World Mission (CWM) presents our 2019 Annual Report2020-07-02T16:23:52+08:00

Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa (UPCSA) issues statement on femicide and gender-based violence

2020-07-02T16:25:55+08:00

Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa (UPCSA) has issued a statement following the deaths of two young casualties of femicide and gender-based violence (GBV) in early June. Naledi Phangindawo, 26, an entrepreneur and a mother [...]

Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern Africa (UPCSA) issues statement on femicide and gender-based violence2020-07-02T16:25:55+08:00

CWM joins ecumenical call to end social injustice and racism

2020-06-26T13:03:22+08:00

United Nations Human Rights Council debate on “current racially inspired human rights violations, systematic racism, police brutality against people of African descent and violence against peaceful protests.” As people of faith, we welcome the debate [...]

CWM joins ecumenical call to end social injustice and racism2020-06-26T13:03:22+08:00

Presbyterian Church of Korea (PCK) joins Ecumenical Peace Message for 70th anniversary of Korean War

2020-06-26T13:03:41+08:00

Presbyterian Church of Korea (PCK) were among the churches and councils of churches worldwide endorsing a Joint Ecumenical Message marking the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War, delivered during a live-streamed event [...]

Presbyterian Church of Korea (PCK) joins Ecumenical Peace Message for 70th anniversary of Korean War2020-06-26T13:03:41+08:00

The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) organises “COVID-19: Then & Now” public forum

2020-06-26T13:05:17+08:00

UCJCI’s Cayman Islands Regional Mission Council (CIRMC) recently organised a pre-recorded online public forum on the topic “COVID-19: Then & Now”. Moderated by Ms Angela Martins, the guest panelists offered insights into the impact of [...]

The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) organises “COVID-19: Then & Now” public forum2020-06-26T13:05:17+08:00

Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT) elects first female Moderator

2020-06-26T13:05:30+08:00

PCT elected its first female Moderator, Rev Abus Takisvilainan, during its 65th General Assembly on 17 June. This was a nod to gender justice, and affirmation and advocacy of the gifts, humanity and right of [...]

Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT) elects first female Moderator2020-06-26T13:05:30+08:00

Prominent faith leaders offer hope and vision in “Coronaspection” project

2020-06-19T13:38:59+08:00

The Elijah Interfaith Institute has launched “Coronaspection”, a project where over 30 prominent faith leaders from 15 countries contribute their insights on faith during COVID-19. The coronavirus crisis has affected almost all communities, and is [...]

Prominent faith leaders offer hope and vision in “Coronaspection” project2020-06-19T13:38:59+08:00

Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) addresses parliamentary select committee on anti-nuclear treaty

2020-06-19T17:53:03+08:00

The Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) addressed the Standing Committee of Foreign Affairs and Defence of the Parliament of Fiji in a statement earlier this year, with appreciation and support of Fiji’s ratification of the [...]

Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) addresses parliamentary select committee on anti-nuclear treaty2020-06-19T17:53:03+08:00

United Reformed Church (URC) produces guide on renewed community engagement as lockdown eases

2020-06-19T13:40:43+08:00

United Reformed Church (URC) has released “New Reality, Same Mission”, a booklet aimed at stimulating renewed community engagement as we emerge from lockdown. This guide is structured around an established pastoral model and process of [...]

United Reformed Church (URC) produces guide on renewed community engagement as lockdown eases2020-06-19T13:40:43+08:00

Church of Bangladesh (COB) ministries aid in COVID19 relief efforts

2020-06-19T13:35:56+08:00

Church of Bangladesh (COB) is involved in several COVID19 relief efforts through its various ministries in response to the devastation and suffering the pandemic has caused. SHALOM, a development organisation of COB, distributed leaflets about [...]

Church of Bangladesh (COB) ministries aid in COVID19 relief efforts2020-06-19T13:35:56+08:00

Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT)’s unique pastoral ministry on bikes

2020-06-12T12:26:29+08:00

Several Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT)’s pastors have begun another round of Tunsuzebsa itinerant pastoral ministry in Hsin Yi Township, Nantou County on 20 April. Led by Rev Vava Manqoqo, pastor of Sinapalan Presbyterian Church [...]

Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT)’s unique pastoral ministry on bikes2020-06-12T12:26:29+08:00

United Reformed Church (URC) produces post-COVID19 resource for “new normal”

2020-06-12T12:26:55+08:00

As the lockdown measures in the UK are slowly being eased, United Reformed Church (URC) has released “Ready for the new ‘normal’: A discussion paper for a pandemic recovery and resumption plan”, a booklet that [...]

United Reformed Church (URC) produces post-COVID19 resource for “new normal”2020-06-12T12:26:55+08:00

Book launch: Resisting Occupation – A Global Struggle for Liberation

2020-06-13T14:26:37+08:00

The first book from Discernment and Radical Engagement (DARE) 2019, which is edited by Miguel A. De La Torre and Mitri Raheb, is now available for pre-order. In Resisting Occupation- A Global Struggle for Liberation, [...]

Book launch: Resisting Occupation – A Global Struggle for Liberation2020-06-13T14:26:37+08:00

CWM & CANACOM webinar series on “Caribbean voices on rising to life with Jesus”

2020-06-12T12:27:36+08:00

CWM Caribbean and CANACOM will be hosting “Caribbean voices on rising to life with Jesus”, a webinar series where speakers identify concrete ways Caribbean churches can respond to the COVID19 crisis in the areas of [...]

CWM & CANACOM webinar series on “Caribbean voices on rising to life with Jesus”2020-06-12T12:27:36+08:00

“Innovation: this is our chance”, says Union of Welsh Independents (UWI) General Secretary

2020-06-04T13:17:24+08:00

Union of Welsh Independents (UWI) General Secretary Rev Dyfrig Rees has expressed the wish of the Union “to fund churches through innovation for innovation”, through the upcoming ‘Investment and Innovation Programme’. In UWI’s Spring issue [...]

“Innovation: this is our chance”, says Union of Welsh Independents (UWI) General Secretary2020-06-04T13:17:24+08:00

Church of South India (CSI) dioceses actively involved in COVID19 relief efforts

2020-06-08T13:55:27+08:00

With COVID19 laying bare global and societal inequalities, country lockdowns have posed a severe threat to livelihoods and food security for the poor. Several dioceses of the Church of South India (CSI) have pitched in [...]

Church of South India (CSI) dioceses actively involved in COVID19 relief efforts2020-06-08T13:55:27+08:00

South Africa President leads National Day of Prayer, acknowledges faith community’s “great contribution” combating COVID-19

2020-06-05T16:33:33+08:00

“The faith community is an integral part of South African life and has made a great contribution in the fight against the coronavirus,” said South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa on a televised broadcast as he [...]

South Africa President leads National Day of Prayer, acknowledges faith community’s “great contribution” combating COVID-192020-06-05T16:33:33+08:00

United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) hosts “COVID-19: The Economic Fallout and Recovery” Forum

2020-06-05T15:57:08+08:00

The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI)’s Church and Society Sub-Committee hosted “COVID-19: The Economic Fallout and Recovery”, an online public economic forum in May. Streamed from Webster Memorial United Church, 1,572 [...]

United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) hosts “COVID-19: The Economic Fallout and Recovery” Forum2020-06-05T15:57:08+08:00

Africa Day 2020: Uniting Presbyterian Church of Southern Africa General Secretary calls on church to “stand up and be strong”

2020-05-29T11:50:21+08:00

Africa Day, which falls on 25 May, is usually a time of celebration of Africa’s diversity and vitality, and to promote African unity. This year marks the 57th anniversary of African leaders coming together from [...]

Africa Day 2020: Uniting Presbyterian Church of Southern Africa General Secretary calls on church to “stand up and be strong”2020-05-29T11:50:21+08:00

Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China (HKCCCC) General Secretary encourages “the spirituality of Pause, Silence and Wait” during pandemic

2020-05-29T17:49:59+08:00

Over the past few months, churches in Hong Kong dealt with the double whammy of COVID19 and the implementation of the “Regulations of Prohibition on Group Gathering”. Without physical worship gatherings and personal interactions under [...]

Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China (HKCCCC) General Secretary encourages “the spirituality of Pause, Silence and Wait” during pandemic2020-05-29T17:49:59+08:00

Pentecost Reflection: Holy Spirit as helper leading us to new realities

2020-06-08T17:27:54+08:00

By Lynnette Li This year’s Pentecost is different. Drastically different. This is a watershed moment that offers to reflect upon our mission and witness as disciples of Christ. Global trade, movement and manufacturing is significantly [...]

Pentecost Reflection: Holy Spirit as helper leading us to new realities2020-06-08T17:27:54+08:00

Presbyterian Church in Singapore (PCS) supports COVID-19 relief efforts in Gereja Presbyterian Malaysia (GPM) and Nepal

2020-05-26T17:14:10+08:00

The Presbyterian Church in Singapore (PCS) is working with various local and international church and government organisations to support COVID-19 relief initiatives. This includes responding to the urgent appeal from the Disaster Relief Committee of [...]

Presbyterian Church in Singapore (PCS) supports COVID-19 relief efforts in Gereja Presbyterian Malaysia (GPM) and Nepal2020-05-26T17:14:10+08:00

United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) hosts family service to empower church members to thrive during pandemic

2020-05-22T11:02:03+08:00

The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) hosted an online Synodical Family Service themed “Building Strong Families for a Post COVID-19 Society” on May 17. Streamed from Webster Memorial United Church in [...]

United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) hosts family service to empower church members to thrive during pandemic2020-05-22T11:02:03+08:00

The Woolf Institute launches video series “COVID-19 Chronicles”

2020-05-14T12:28:34+08:00

The Woolf Institute, an independent research centre, has launched “COVID-19 Chronicles”, a series of short videos where religious leaders across the Abrahamic faiths are interviewed about how they and their faith communities are adapting to [...]

The Woolf Institute launches video series “COVID-19 Chronicles”2020-05-14T12:28:34+08:00

United Church in Zambia (UCZ) continues suspension of church gatherings

2020-05-14T12:24:46+08:00

UCZ Synod Headquarters released a second pastoral letter on COVID-19 in end April, following consultative meetings with the Presbytery Bishops, the UCZ COVID-19 taskforce report, and after the President of the Republic of Zambia Dr [...]

United Church in Zambia (UCZ) continues suspension of church gatherings2020-05-14T12:24:46+08:00

Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) reminds member churches to “stay safe, innovate, sanitise”.

2020-05-13T12:40:58+08:00

In an ecumenical advisory to its member churches after Fiji’s COVID-19 confirmation, PCC encouraged member churches to “review its role as God’s hands in society by ministering to, providing and caring for the poor, sick [...]

Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) reminds member churches to “stay safe, innovate, sanitise”.2020-05-13T12:40:58+08:00

Book launch: Resistance to Empire and Militarization

2020-05-13T12:28:21+08:00

Resistance to Empire and Militarization gathers critically reflective articles by 25 leading and emerging scholars/practitioners from religious and non-religious backgrounds, representing three generations of survivors of imperial invasions and genocidal massacres across the globe. The [...]

Book launch: Resistance to Empire and Militarization2020-05-13T12:28:21+08:00

Choosing between death and death: A COVID-19 reflection by Rev Sindiso Jele

2020-05-13T13:03:19+08:00

2Ki 7:3  Now there were four men with leprosy at the entrance of the city gate. They said to each other, "Why stay here until we die? :4  If we say, 'We'll go into the [...]

Choosing between death and death: A COVID-19 reflection by Rev Sindiso Jele2020-05-13T13:03:19+08:00

Church of North India (CNI) dioceses participates in CNI Golden Jubilee celebrations

2020-05-08T15:19:31+08:00

As part of CNI’s year-long Golden Jubilee celebrations, Lucknow Diocese organised a Stewardship seminar with Presbyters, Principals and special guests from Allahabad as attendees. Bishop Peter Baldey gave the opening prayer, and shared a message [...]

Church of North India (CNI) dioceses participates in CNI Golden Jubilee celebrations2020-05-08T15:19:31+08:00

Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) holds webinar “Churches in Asia responding to COVID 19”

2020-05-08T15:15:22+08:00

Held on Thursday, 7 May, from 5 to 7 am GMT; 6 am in London, Asian church and ecumenical leaders will be discussing Asian churches’ responses in grappling with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic [...]

Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) holds webinar “Churches in Asia responding to COVID 19”2020-05-08T15:15:22+08:00

United Reformed Church (URC) produces guide on safeguarding people in the midst of COVID-19

2020-05-15T15:45:03+08:00

As church premises close for the foreseeable future, the United Reformed Church (URC) has produced a guide on how to keep safeguarding a priority as they take into account the needs of the vulnerable through [...]

United Reformed Church (URC) produces guide on safeguarding people in the midst of COVID-192020-05-15T15:45:03+08:00

United Congregational Church of Southern Africa (UCCSA) releases Pastoral Letter on COVID19

2020-04-30T16:40:55+08:00

In a pastoral letter in March, the United Congregational Church of Southern Africa (UCCSA) General Secretary Rev. Kudzani Ndebele and President Rev Sikhalo Cele expressed unequivocal support for the life-saving measures introduced by governments which [...]

United Congregational Church of Southern Africa (UCCSA) releases Pastoral Letter on COVID192020-04-30T16:40:55+08:00

Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) shares live-stream worship options

2020-04-30T16:41:51+08:00

Following Fiji’s first COVID-19 confirmed case in March, some churches took immediate action to limit human-to-human contact, especially in the distribution of the Eucharist. Later on, Fiji prohibited the gathering of more than 20 people [...]

Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) shares live-stream worship options2020-04-30T16:41:51+08:00

The Presbyterian Church of Wales (PCW) offers church services over the telephone

2020-05-06T11:50:32+08:00

The Presbyterian Church of Wales (PCW) has set up a free telephone service for people who are not confident of using the internet. Upon dialing in, callers can opt to listen to a Welsh or [...]

The Presbyterian Church of Wales (PCW) offers church services over the telephone2020-05-06T11:50:32+08:00

Church of South India (CSI) among nominees for 2019 UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

2020-04-30T10:41:49+08:00

In 1992, the Church of South India (CSI) was the first church in India to establish a committee for ecological concerns, and is also the only church in India to incorporate ecology in its constitution [...]

Church of South India (CSI) among nominees for 2019 UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)2020-04-30T10:41:49+08:00

New resource: HDI produces manual to help churches cope with COVID-19 challenges

2020-04-28T18:26:47+08:00

The Humanitarian Disaster Institute (HDI) has created this practical “Preparing Your Church for Coronavirus (COVID-19): A Step-by-Step, Research-Informed and Faith-Based Planning” Manual. With biblical wisdom, research insights, and quick, actionable steps, this manual equips all [...]

New resource: HDI produces manual to help churches cope with COVID-19 challenges2020-04-28T18:26:47+08:00

Presbyterian Church in Singapore (PCS) Moderator urges congregations to discern God’s purpose in the pandemic

2020-04-29T11:58:25+08:00

Following the release of the Presbyterian Church in Singapore (PCS)’s synod advisory to continue suspension of all worship services and church activities, and closure of church premises to the public, PCS Moderator Rev Keith Lai [...]

Presbyterian Church in Singapore (PCS) Moderator urges congregations to discern God’s purpose in the pandemic2020-04-29T11:58:25+08:00

Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China (HKCCCC) provides devotions and encourages prayer during COVID19

2020-04-28T18:20:12+08:00

Over the past few months, The Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China (HKCCCC) has called on Christians to fast and pray about the raging coronavirus epidemic, which later turned into a [...]

Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China (HKCCCC) provides devotions and encourages prayer during COVID192020-04-28T18:20:12+08:00

Welsh churches join global prayer movement for climate justice

2020-04-29T12:25:00+08:00

Welsh churches were invited to join a worldwide prayer movement for climate justice, led by Christian Aid. The initiative, which began on Ash Wednesday, will see people praying for action to tackle climate change from [...]

Welsh churches join global prayer movement for climate justice2020-04-29T12:25:00+08:00

Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) initiates webinars to address pressing issues caused by Covid-19

2020-04-30T16:54:13+08:00

Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) has initiated a series of webinars focusing on pressing issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Held on 30 April from 12 PM to 2 PM, Bangkok time, the “Plight of [...]

Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) initiates webinars to address pressing issues caused by Covid-192020-04-30T16:54:13+08:00

The suffering and the resurrection: An overview of Covid-19

2020-04-30T15:54:05+08:00

by Imliyanger Jamir This past Sunday, we as Christians commemorated the suffering of Christ and Resurrection. Let us be reminded that Christ had to go through all sorts of sufferings i.e., physical, mental, spiritual in [...]

The suffering and the resurrection: An overview of Covid-192020-04-30T15:54:05+08:00

United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) celebrates Women’s Fellowship Week with outreach and fundraising

2020-04-13T16:28:36+08:00

The United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) Women’s Fellowship Week was celebrated with the United Church Women’s Fellowship’s signature style of robust outreach and  fundraising earlier this year. Women’s Fellowship Sunday started [...]

United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) celebrates Women’s Fellowship Week with outreach and fundraising2020-04-13T16:28:36+08:00

Congregational Federation (CF) lights a #candleofhope for National Day of Prayer and Action

2020-04-21T14:15:36+08:00

Congregational Federation (CF) were among the tens of thousands of Christians across Britain who united to pray as part of the National Day of Prayer and Action on 22 March, responding to an earlier call [...]

Congregational Federation (CF) lights a #candleofhope for National Day of Prayer and Action2020-04-21T14:15:36+08:00

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) assists to provide guidance on managing church and communities during COVID19 pandemic

2020-04-20T15:22:54+08:00

"We know that the Church is far more than the buildings we worship in - now is a time for us to demonstrate this truth. While many things have been cancelled, compassion and care never [...]

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand (PCANZ) assists to provide guidance on managing church and communities during COVID19 pandemic2020-04-20T15:22:54+08:00

Church of Bangladesh (COB) works towards equipping leaders and transforming congregations

2020-04-16T17:57:42+08:00

CWM’s Mission Support Programme (MSP) accompanies member churches in developing missional congregations where fullness of life and hope are experienced and lived in community. All three Bishops and 28 Priests of Church of Bangladesh (COB) [...]

Church of Bangladesh (COB) works towards equipping leaders and transforming congregations2020-04-16T17:57:42+08:00

United Church of Zambia (UCZ) launches distance learning programme and visits retired ministers

2020-04-16T19:51:23+08:00

United Church of Zambia (UCZ) Synod Bishop His Grace the Rev Sydney Sichilima paid a pastoral visit to retired Ministers at Kasaka settlement earlier this year. Accompanied by the Synod Projects Secretary and Communications Secretary, [...]

United Church of Zambia (UCZ) launches distance learning programme and visits retired ministers2020-04-16T19:51:23+08:00
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