Tribute to Rev Robina Winbush

On behalf of Council for world Mission, and on my own behalf, I join the international ecumenical community in expressing sadness at the sudden and unexpected passing of our dear sister, friend and colleague, Robina Winbush.  We pay tribute to her for her outstanding and selfless service to the mission of the Church, especially on the international ecumenical stage.  All of us [...]

A Pastoral Letter

The current discussion by Christian and other religious bodies, whereby consensual sexual relations between male adults is a criminal act punishable by law in 72 countries and carries the death penalty in eight, have prompted me to share with the CWM membership all over the world, something of CWM’s vision of churches as inclusive communities. I think CWM has been [...]

Healing the future: Hope for tomorrow

In 2016 Council for World Mission (CWM) chose as its Assembly theme, “Healing: Hope in Action”.   Over the years since then, we have been focusing on different aspects and expressions of that theme, believing that our prophetic and pastoral action, grounded in hope, could result in healing and peace for a bruised and broken society.  This theme culminates in 2019 [...]

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