Articles by: World Communion of Reformed Churches WCRC

CH: Question of the future is subject of discussion for World Communion of Reformed Churches

CH: Question of the future is subject of discussion for World Communion of Reformed Churches

by / on 2013/05/17, 10:05 / in Switzerland

The executive committee of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) has concluded its annual meeting with a call to follow where God is leading. WCRC’s General Secretary, Setri Nyomi reminded the 30 member committee of the importance of following the will of God even if it takes them to places that are not “comfortable zones”.

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World: World Communion of Reformed Churches to meet in Ghana

World: World Communion of Reformed Churches to meet in Ghana

by / on 2013/05/03, 11:06 / in Europe

The role of the Reformed church movement in global ecumenism is the focus of a meeting of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) set to get underway in Ghana next week. Discussion by the organization’s executive committee comes at a time when new models for interchurch collaboration are emerging in response to the decline in traditional sources of support […]

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World: Faith that perseveres in the face of challenges

World: Faith that perseveres in the face of challenges

by / on 2013/04/12, 07:21 / in Europe

Christians in Vietnam have shown remarkable persistence in practicing their faith says the General Secretary of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) at the conclusion of a three-day tour of the country.

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CH: Flash mob invades Geneva’s Ecumenical Centre

CH: Flash mob invades Geneva’s Ecumenical Centre

by / on 2013/02/15, 08:07 / in Switzerland

A flash mob erupted today in the cafeteria of the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, Switzerland. At 12:30 people scattered throughout the lunch crowd suddenly left their tables and broke into dance.

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World/CH: Head of WCRC’s justice programme now based in Geneva

World/CH: Head of WCRC’s justice programme now based in Geneva

by / on 2013/01/15, 07:14 / in Europe

Dora Arce-Valentín has arrived in Geneva to take on full-time responsibility for the Office of Justice and Partnership of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC). “Now I am where I have to be. Our staff team needs to be together so that we can make justice issues felt,” says Arce-Valentín. “The justice programme is one of the organization’s two […]

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World/CH/D: World Communion of Reformed Churches to leave Geneva for Hanover

World/CH/D: World Communion of Reformed Churches to leave Geneva for Hanover

by / on 2012/11/05, 11:10 / in Europe, Featured, Germany, Switzerland

The Executive Committee of the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) has voted to relocate its offices from Geneva, Switzerland to Hanover, Germany. The results of the vote taken via email were announced today by WCRC President Jerry Pillay. “We welcome the move to Hanover which allows WCRC to continue to live out its mission as a Communion of churches. […]

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CH: Has security become the new religion? church conference asks

CH: Has security become the new religion? church conference asks

by / on 2012/11/01, 16:48 / in Switzerland

Participants at a church-sponsored conference in Geneva, Switzerland on the rule of law are calling for a rethinking of the escalation of state-supported security measures. The calls come in response to reports pointing to the high cost of “securitization” and the increasing invasion of individual privacy through surveillance via social media and travel controls.

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World/CH: Korean Association of Women Theologians wins Swiss prize

World/CH: Korean Association of Women Theologians wins Swiss prize

by / on 2012/10/16, 06:48 / in Europe, Switzerland

An association of feminist Korean theologians has been selected to receive an international prize awarded by women of the Swiss Reformed Churches to organizations or individuals who promote the role of women as church leaders. The Korean Association of Women Theologians (KAWT) was chosen to receive the Sylvia Michel Prize granted by the women presidents of the Reformed Churches in […]

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EUR/CH: Conference to address church role in strengthening civil society in unstable states

EUR/CH: Conference to address church role in strengthening civil society in unstable states

by / on 2012/10/10, 13:16 / in Europe, Switzerland

The question of how churches can contribute to social stability in countries where the structures of the state are under pressure is the focus of a conference scheduled for Geneva at the end of this month. The conference entitled Churches and the Rule of Law is being hosted at the John Knox Centre from 28-31 October. The event is open […]

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World: Mass movements in support of financial reform needed, Latin American peasant leader tells church conference

World: Mass movements in support of financial reform needed, Latin American peasant leader tells church conference

by / on 2012/10/03, 08:32 / in Europe

A revival of mass movements for social change is needed so that the voices of ordinary people will be heard in discussions about reform of the global financial system, says a Latin American leader of a landless peasant movement. João Pedro Stédile of Brazil’s National Movement of Landless Rural Workers has told a church-sponsored conference in Brazil on reforming the […]

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