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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

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

CWM General Secretary’s Greetings to Cevaa General Assembly

2021-10-22T13:26:36+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 Assembly2021-10-22T13:26:36+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

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

2021-10-15T14:38:25+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 find2021-10-15T14:38:25+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

Gereja Presbyterian Malaysia (GPM) distributes food to indigenous villages, supports online learning for youths

2021-09-29T17:25:29+08:00

Indigenous people in Malaysia were among those most severely affected by the Movement Control Order (MCO) implemented during the pandemic, as they ran out of food and lost their jobs. Even though local churches and [...]

Gereja Presbyterian Malaysia (GPM) distributes food to indigenous villages, supports online learning for youths2021-09-29T17:25:29+08:00

United Church of Jamaica and Cayman Islands (UCJCI) mourns the passing of Rev. Dr Norman Francis

2021-10-01T15:34:53+08:00

OBITUARY: Rev. Dr. Norman Francis, 63, a minister of the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands (UCJCI) and a former Partner in Mission (PIM) to the Congregational Federation (UK) and from 2004 to [...]

United Church of Jamaica and Cayman Islands (UCJCI) mourns the passing of Rev. Dr Norman Francis2021-10-01T15:34:53+08:00

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

2021-10-08T15:55:38+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”2021-10-08T15:55:38+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
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