Monthly Archives: February 2013

Papuan church calls for condemnation of arbitrary arrests and torture

The Evangelical Christian Church in Papua is urging WCRC member churches to call on the UNHCR and international human rights agencies to respond to reports of arbitrary arrest and torture of Papuans. An Asian human rights group is reporting a … Continue reading

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Smoke Signals

Over the coming weeks, Christians from every Communion will be praying for the College of Cardinals as it convenes to select the new Pope. We will pray that the Spirit guides them to choose one who has the remarkable wisdom, … Continue reading

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WCC consultation invokes responses on mission

An international group representing diverse mission organizations recently got together in India to develop tools that can ensure effective implementation of the new mission statement issued last year by the World Council of Churches (WCC). The group met in Cochin, … Continue reading

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World Day of Prayer 2013: March 1

The World Day of Prayer is a worldwide movement of Christian women of many traditions who come together to observe a common day of prayer each year, and who, in many countries, have a continuing relationship in prayer and service. … Continue reading

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Flash Mob Invades Geneva’s Ecumenical Centre

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. Twenty dancers, wearing bright pink and purple, performed to … Continue reading

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Foothills Presbytery Lent Youth Retreat 2013

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Youth interns join WCRC team

Two youth interns have joined the WCRC staff team in Geneva for a 10-month work-study experience. Viktoria Kóczián from Hungary and Frans du Plessis from South Africa will combine studies in theology and mission with practical experience in programme implementation … Continue reading

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