May 21, 2015
The executive committee of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) concluded its meeting in Lebanon by issuing a call to its churches for greater solidarity and action to help bring peace to the Middle East.
Solidarity and Action in Middle East
“We were here firstly for solidarity,” said Jerry Pillay, WCRC president. “Part of that solidarity was to...
April 1, 2015
[Episcopal News Service] Cuando el obispo de California, Marc Andrus, quiere entablar una conversación con alguien acerca del cambio climático no saca a relucir datos estadísticos, más bien comienza con una pregunta de este tipo: ¿cuándo fue la última vez que ha tenido una experiencia de asombro ante el mundo natural?
“Si podemos volver a conectar a la gente con eso, o exponerlos a una experiencia novedosa con el asombro, es un magnífico punto de partida para...
March 30, 2015
[Episcopal News Service] When California Bishop Marc Andrus wants to engage people in a conversation about climate change he doesn’t throw statistics at them, rather he begins with a question like: When was the last time you had an experience of wonder in the natural world?
“If we can connect people back to it, or open them up for a fresh experience with wonder, it’s a great starting place for recovering a sense of why [climate change] is a moral issue,” said Andrus,...
March 21, 2015
[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City, Utah] During its March 19-21 meeting here, the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council adopted multiple resolutions, which are summarized below.
Advocacy and Networking for Mission
* Condemn the use of religion for the purpose of advancing political agendas directed at terrorizing, victimizing, and oppressing individuals and communities and...
March 16, 2015
The Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy (ACSWP) to consult with the Presbyterian-Reformed Church in Cuba
March 16, 2015
March 5, 2015
In the final dialogue session between the Catholic Church and the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) participants summed up their discussions on the themes of justification and sanctification, word and sacrament and justice in preparation of the final report, “Justification and Sacramentality: The Christian Community as an Agent of Justice.”
The final report is expected to be completed in 2017 and will be presented to the WCRC’s executive committee and the...