Bible app brings Week of Prayer to on-the-go people across the globe

Bring the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity to your phone, computer or tablet – wherever you are – with the Bible-reading plan now available via the YouVersion Bible app. Users can explore the theme, “they showed us unusual kindness,” taken from Acts 28:2, in a digital format. The app, which has already been installed … Continue reading “Bible app brings Week of Prayer to on-the-go people across the globe”

‘Ecumenism: is it still on?’ WCC general secretary addresses global peace conference

Panel gathered to explore the question ‘Ecumenism: is it still on?’ 16 September 2019 The Sant’Egidio community began a “Peace with no borders” conference in Madrid on 15 September, gathering religious leaders from all over the world to address each other on migration, the environment, dialogue and inclusion. World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. … Continue reading “‘Ecumenism: is it still on?’ WCC general secretary addresses global peace conference”

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?””

A vibrant church life in Arctic surroundings

A worldwide fellowship of churches seeking unity, a common witness and Christian service Rev. Emilie Steenholdt, vicar in Nuuk Parish. Photo: Claus Grue/WCC. 05 August 2019 *By Claus Grue In Greenland’s fast-growing capital, Nuuk, finding an empty seat in one of its two churches isn’t always easy. Whether at Sunday worship, concerts or other activities, … Continue reading “A vibrant church life in Arctic surroundings”

New academic brochure invites ecumenical studies in Bossey

20 June 2019 The World Council of Churches invites students to Ecumenical studies in Bossey through an updated version of the institute’s Academic Study Programme. The Ecumenical Institute at Château de Bossey offers a range of programmes and courses in Ecumenical Studies, Interreligious Studies, and Theology, all accredited by the University of Geneva. “The Ecumenical … Continue reading “New academic brochure invites ecumenical studies in Bossey”