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NIFEA PACIFIC CALLS FOR JUST ECONOMY AMIDST CLIMATE CHANGE AND GLOBALISATION

2018-10-19T02:20:38+08:00

Thirty-five representatives from member-churches of Council for World Mission’s (CWM) Pacific Region attended the second NIFEA Pacific colloquium held from 19 to 22nd March, 2018 at Novotel Hotel in Nadi, Fiji. The colloquium started with [...]

NIFEA PACIFIC CALLS FOR JUST ECONOMY AMIDST CLIMATE CHANGE AND GLOBALISATION2018-10-19T02:20:38+08:00

Caribbean Regional Assembly: Can We Talk About Human Sexuality and the Church?

2018-10-19T02:21:04+08:00

Twenty persons drawn from member churches and ecumenical movements in the Caribbean region of Council for World Mission met for a Regional Assembly themed “Healing the Broken Body – Exploring Human Sexuality” in Kingston, Jamaica [...]

Caribbean Regional Assembly: Can We Talk About Human Sexuality and the Church?2018-10-19T02:21:04+08:00

Member Church Feature: Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN)

2018-10-19T02:21:13+08:00

Who we are The Protestant Church in the Netherlands is the largest protestant church in the Netherlands in terms of membership. It is the continuation of three former churches, the Netherlands Reformed Church, the Reformed [...]

Member Church Feature: Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN)2018-10-19T02:21:13+08:00

Member Church Feature: Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China (HKCCCC)

2018-10-19T02:28:43+08:00

HKCCCC is the abbreviation of the Hong Kong Council of The Church of Christ in China. We are one of the founding members of CWM in 1977 as well as presently the only member church [...]

Member Church Feature: Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China (HKCCCC)2018-10-19T02:28:43+08:00

Legacies of Slavery

2018-10-19T02:29:44+08:00

To mark Holy Week, CWM’s Mission Development Team has produced some reflections which use the pattern of the stations of the cross to reflect on the legacies of slavery. The traditional 14 stations have been [...]

Legacies of Slavery2018-10-19T02:29:44+08:00

Guyana Congregational Union celebrates 210th anniversary

2018-10-19T02:30:52+08:00

Guyana Congregational Union (GCU) celebrated 210 years of rich Congregationalist history and inspiring legacies in a commemorative worship service held in February 2018. Joining them in this historic moment as Guest Preacher and Chief Celebrant [...]

Guyana Congregational Union celebrates 210th anniversary2018-10-19T02:30:52+08:00

Member Church feature: Congregational Christian Church in American Samoa (CCCAS)

2018-10-19T02:23:12+08:00

Brief History Since the arrival of the first missionaries of the London Missionary Society (LMS), to bring the Gospel, the Church has been known by the name of LMS. Such has been the position since [...]

Member Church feature: Congregational Christian Church in American Samoa (CCCAS)2018-10-19T02:23:12+08:00

Justice for the Migrant Worker: A Quest for the Discerning Church

2018-10-19T02:23:32+08:00

Today, 20th February is the United Nations' (UN) World Day of Social Justice is observed annually to encourage people to look at how social justice affects poverty eradication.  This year’s theme is ‘Workers on the [...]

Justice for the Migrant Worker: A Quest for the Discerning Church2018-10-19T02:23:32+08:00

Call for Applications: A New Face Programme (Aug 6 – Sept 15 2018)

2018-10-19T02:24:15+08:00

Theme: Agents of Change – Women, Mission and Transformation Auckland, Aotearoa-New Zealand  In collaboration with Trinity Methodist Theological College and CWM member churches and ecumenical partners, A New Face is a CWM programme conducted for [...]

Call for Applications: A New Face Programme (Aug 6 – Sept 15 2018)2018-10-19T02:24:15+08:00

Member Church feature: Church of Jesus Christ in Madagascar

2018-10-19T02:24:54+08:00

An Overview on the History of the FJKM The 200th anniversary of the arrival of the first Protestant missionaries sent by the London Missionary Society (LMS) in Madagascar, Thomas Bevan and David Jones, was celebrated [...]

Member Church feature: Church of Jesus Christ in Madagascar2018-10-19T02:24:54+08:00

Member Church Feature: Guyana Congregational Union (GCU)

2018-10-19T02:25:16+08:00

GCU Theme: “GCU On The Move: Creating The Right Image” Guyana Congregational Union (GCU) is the body representing the union of Congregational Churches within the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, South America. The Congregational Christian doctrine [...]

Member Church Feature: Guyana Congregational Union (GCU)2018-10-19T02:25:16+08:00

CWM organizes regional training workshop for young women in the Pacific region

2018-06-05T20:58:31+08:00

By Rev Dr Cliff Bird, Mission Secretary for Pacific region The Pacific Young Women Enabling Transformation (YWET) regional training workshop organized by the Council for World Mission (CWM) Research and Capacity Development and Pacific Region [...]

CWM organizes regional training workshop for young women in the Pacific region2018-06-05T20:58:31+08:00

Context Reading Resources on Discernment and Radical Engagement to follow after CWM Consultation

2018-06-05T20:58:27+08:00

Council for World Mission (CWM) has recently concluded the South Asia region consultation on Discernment and Radical Engagement (DARE) Context Reading Resources from 2nd to 3rd December in Chennai, India. Dr Sudipta Singh, CWM Mission [...]

Context Reading Resources on Discernment and Radical Engagement to follow after CWM Consultation2018-06-05T20:58:27+08:00

CWM General Secretary challenges the 2017 TIM participants to be a voice of change

2018-06-05T20:58:27+08:00

By Research and Capacity Development Team “We need young people who will not compromise their faith for comfort; we need young people who will not destroy their soul for bread; and who will not collude [...]

CWM General Secretary challenges the 2017 TIM participants to be a voice of change2018-06-05T20:58:27+08:00

CWM General Secretary to deliver valedictory address in graduation ceremony of Training in Mission

2018-06-05T20:58:26+08:00

 Ten young people from member churches of Council for World Mission spent seven month-long intensive Training in Mission in four different countries this year. The Programme aims to provide a new practical and radical understanding [...]

CWM General Secretary to deliver valedictory address in graduation ceremony of Training in Mission2018-06-05T20:58:26+08:00

Member Church feature: Churches of Christ in Malawi (CCM)

2018-06-05T20:58:26+08:00

By Rev Johnstone Ndogolo, General Secretary, CCM Introduction The name of the denomination is Churches of Christ in Malawi (CCM) which is found in Malawi formerly known as Nyasaland. CCM congregations are known to be industrious, warm [...]

Member Church feature: Churches of Christ in Malawi (CCM)2018-06-05T20:58:26+08:00

Call for Application: Building Life-Affirming Communities: Face To Face with the many poor and the many faiths in Asia

2018-06-05T20:58:22+08:00

We are delighted to inform you that we are once again accepting applications for the Building Life-Affirming Communities: Face To Face with the many poor and the many faiths in Asia. This will be held on 12 February to 24 [...]

Call for Application: Building Life-Affirming Communities: Face To Face with the many poor and the many faiths in Asia2018-06-05T20:58:22+08:00

Reflections from the General Secretary – CWM 40th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service

2018-06-05T20:58:20+08:00

By Rev. Dr. Collin Cowan, CWM General Secretary (2011-Present) On Tuesday 16 May, I had the honour and privilege of spending a good part of the day with the Rev. Dr Stephen Tan, a former trustee [...]

Reflections from the General Secretary – CWM 40th Anniversary Thanksgiving Service2018-06-05T20:58:20+08:00

Member church feature: Congregational Christian Church in Samoa (CCCS)

2018-06-05T20:58:20+08:00

By Rev. Vavatau Taufao, General Secretary, CCCS INTRODUCTION Our church is known as the Congregational Christian Church Samoa (CCCS) or Ekalesia Faapotopotoga Kerisiano Samoa (EFKS). We have the highest church membership in Samoa despite the [...]

Member church feature: Congregational Christian Church in Samoa (CCCS)2018-06-05T20:58:20+08:00

Youth shares CWM internship experience in head office and Europe office

2018-06-05T20:58:20+08:00

Hello, I’m Ian Rowe. I’m 22 and from the United Reformed Church in the United Kingdom (UK). When my last exam for my history degree ended back in May after I finished partying I started [...]

Youth shares CWM internship experience in head office and Europe office2018-06-05T20:58:20+08:00

CWM Global Youth Forum 2017: Youth calls for re-imagining church in the midst of Empire

2018-06-05T20:58:19+08:00

“Discipleship in the context of Empire does not call for passive bystanders ... it calls for young people committed to radical discipleship; young people who are committed to learning about the Jesus of Nazareth who [...]

CWM Global Youth Forum 2017: Youth calls for re-imagining church in the midst of Empire2018-06-05T20:58:19+08:00

Evangelism from the margins focus of Johannesburg meeting

2018-06-05T20:56:39+08:00

Grassroots practitioners, academics and evangelism project managers gathered from 6-12 May in Johannesburg, South Africa, where they renewed their understanding and practice of evangelism from the margins. Co-organized by the World Council of Churches (WCC) [...]

Evangelism from the margins focus of Johannesburg meeting2018-06-05T20:56:39+08:00

East Asia Region (EAR) Members’ Mission Forum: 13-17 March, Yangon Myanmar

2018-06-05T20:56:25+08:00

Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep – Myanmar Context “There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female, for you [...]

East Asia Region (EAR) Members’ Mission Forum: 13-17 March, Yangon Myanmar2018-06-05T20:56:25+08:00

The International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

2018-06-05T20:56:20+08:00

For over a period of 400 years, more than 15 million were victims of the transatlantic slave trade. Fueled by economic ambitions, transatlantic slave trade contributed to what has been described as the largest and [...]

The International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade2018-06-05T20:56:20+08:00