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Reformed-Pentecostal dialogue focuses on mission and ecclesiology
The fourth session in the Reformed-Pentecostal Dialogue took place at Alphacrucis College in Parramatta, Australia, under the theme ?Ministering to the Needs of the World: Mission and Ecclesiology.? Papers from both perspectives were presented, by Gabriella Rácsok (Reformed)... Read More

WCRC: Peace, not provocation, for Jerusalem
As Jesus came near and saw the city [Jerusalem], he wept over it, saying, “If you, even you, had only recognized on this day the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes.” ?Luke... Read More

Member Church News: Rebuilding, Advent and Justice
The Uniting Church in Australia has advocated for the humanitarian treatment of refugees since its inception, and for many years has called for an end to mandatory detention and the closure of all offshore processing centres. On US... Read More

Churches engage in Puerto Rico recovery efforts
More than two months after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, the island is far from recovered. Miguel Rosa, an intern for the World Communion of Reformed Churches this year, made a visit home to Puerto Rico two weeks... Read More

Advent 2017 Resources
Advent begins on 3 December, and we’re pleased to be able to share the following links from member churches and partners for this special season (send a message to news@wcrc.eu if you have a link we can add... Read More

Member Church News: #16Days, Welcoming Refugees, Royal Engagement
Each week the WCRC Blog shares stories from around the Communion. This week’s offerings come from India, Australia, Scotland, the United States, the Middle East, Latin America South Korea and Taiwan. Learn more about each by clicking through... Read More

Member Church News: Freedom, Activists, Climate Change
Members of the United Reformed Church are backing for an initiative to support ‘statelessness’, calling for improved rights and better support for ?stateless people?. The statement is calling for the UK government to review its policies towards stateless... Read More

Member Church News: Caribbean Connections, Asian Awards, #MeToo Meanings
Spirits were high as services began Sunday at Monteflores Iglesia Presbyterian Church near downtown San Juan. The people were warm and welcoming to the Presbyterian Disaster Assistance delegation that had come to worship and fellowship. There was no... Read More

Member Church News: Inter-church dialogue, Migration and Solidarity
A month after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Seminario Evangélio de Puerto Rico has reopened. Classes will be held at Inter-American University for the next month. The seminary wants to keep its commitment to give the best and most relevant theological... Read More

Second ?ethics and economy? dialogue prepares for G20 in Argentina
A second high-level dialogue continues preparations for advocacy leading up to and during the G20 meeting in 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Religious leaders, theologians, economists, experts in multilateral development agencies and academics are participating and debating the... Read More

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