Monthly Archives: December 2012

Christmas Greetings from the World Communion of Reformed Churches

“Do not be afraid; for see—I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people: to you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, who is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be … Continue reading

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Christmas Message 2012 from the World Council of Churches general secretary

He will bring forth justice to the nations … … a bruised reed he will not break, and a dimly burning wick he will not quench; he will faithfully bring forth justice. Isaiah 42:1,3 What has come into being in … Continue reading

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Churches in Africa to inspire transformation

Churches in Africa have a great capacity to inspire their members to be agents of change and transformation. This viewpoint was highlighted by Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, associate general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in her speech … Continue reading

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From the Moderator: And the War Goes On

A couple of months ago, when I was still a very “green” Moderator, I was asked to receive a delegation from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): Bishop Ntambo of the United Methodists, and Dr. Mande, who is involved in … Continue reading

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Youth & Young Adult Exposure Trip

St Paul Presbytery is inviting Youth & Young Adults from throughout the conference to join them on their exposure trip this summer. Here is the Application Form.

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Nigerian youth adopt eco-justice for urban neighbourhoods

A sense of eco-justice is arriving, step-by-step, in urban Lagos, Nigeria. The story of Njideka Onwunyi shows how one young woman can galvanize a growing response. When Njideka Onwunyi talks about the effects of flooding in urban Lagos, her young … Continue reading

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United Church of Canada Encourages Us to Take Action for Just Peace in Democratic Republic of Congo

The United Church of Canada has joined other Canadian civil society organizations in speaking out about the humanitarian crisis unfolding in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). United Church people are encouraged to support the people of North and … Continue reading

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