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August 9: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 9 each year is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, as declared by the United Nations. There are an estimated 370 million Indigenous people in the world, living across 90 countries. While making up less than 5 per cent of the world's population, they account for 15 per cent of the poorest people [...]

2017-08-08T12:52:04+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

August 13: Praying for the Peaceful Reunification of the Korean Peninsula

Let us then pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding. Romans 14:19 Churches and individuals around the world are asked to join together in prayer for the reconciliation and healing of the divided Korean peninsula. The World Council of Churches and the World Communion of Reformed Churches hopes that a day of prayer [...]

2017-08-08T11:11:02+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on August 13: Praying for the Peaceful Reunification of the Korean Peninsula

The 2017 Book of Forms Is Now Available

The latest edition of the Book of Forms is now available for download and the printed edition is available for order. You can also place orders for the printed edition of the 2017 Acts and Proceedings and the compilation CD that includes the complete set of Acts and Proceedings (1980–2017) and the minutes of the [...]

2017-07-26T14:25:17+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on The 2017 Book of Forms Is Now Available

Seeking Peace for Palestine

The Rev. Ian Ross-McDonald and the Rev. Glynis Williams of the Life and Mission Agency attended a consultation hosted by the World Council of Churches in Palestine from June 21 to 23. Delegates from 12 countries gathered in Bethlehem to acknowledge that, since the war of 1967, it has been 50 years since the occupation [...]

2017-07-26T12:56:36+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on Seeking Peace for Palestine