WCC to youth: “Is this the world we bequeath to you?”

via World Council of Churches International Youth Day 2019, Euna Cho Presbyterian Church of Korea. Photo: Gregoire De Fombelle/WCC 12 August 2019 On 12 August, International Youth Day, World Council of Churches deputy general secretary Prof. Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri greeted young people gathered in Geneva, Switzerland. International Youth Day, Phiri reflected, takes place in … Continue reading “WCC to youth: “Is this the world we bequeath to you?””

International link unites Māori and indigenous American young Anglicans

Anglican Communion News Service (ACNS) Posted on: August 9, 2019  Three traditional dancers rise to participate in a dance ceremony dressed in traditional regalia. The photo was take at the annual Wakpa Waste Wachipi (Good River Pow Wow) at Red Shirt Table, Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota. Photo Credit: Isaac Beach Today (Friday 9 August) … Continue reading “International link unites Māori and indigenous American young Anglicans”

At Bossey, inter-generational pilgrims move together toward Christian witness

Photo: Nathan Day Wilson 08 August 2019 Church leaders and young people are having both lively discussions and deep reflection at the Bossey Ecumenical Institute this week as they participate in a seminar on equipping each other for Christian witness in a multi-cultural and multi-faith world. With honest sharing and storytelling at its centre, participants … Continue reading “At Bossey, inter-generational pilgrims move together toward Christian witness”

God’s Gonna Cut You Down — Reflections from General Synod 2019

One of the worship services at General Synod 2019, Christ Church Cathedral (Photo via General Synod) God’s Gonna Cut You Down — Reflections from General Synod 2019 By Martha Tatarnic July 23, 2019 As we wrapped up General Synod 2019 — the Anglican Church’s triennial national meeting — I had a song in my head. … Continue reading “God’s Gonna Cut You Down — Reflections from General Synod 2019”

Bossey students explore the meaning of “belonging”

Students planting a tree together as a symbol of unity and working together for a greener planet and sustainable future. Photo: Rhoda Mphande/WCC 22 July 2019 What might be termed “an authentic interreligious encounter” is also, more simply put, a question of what it means to belong. Eleven students at the World Council of Churches … Continue reading “Bossey students explore the meaning of “belonging””