, the World Alliance of Reformed Churches, became the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRF) after its merger with the Reformed Ecumenical Council (REC) in June 2010.
72) Again the Christian World Communions were discussed as they are natural partners of the WCC, but it was also quickly realised that collaboration would have to differ depending on the nature of the various world families (be it Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Anglican, or LWF and WARC
, whose structures are close to those of the WCC).
gatherings were wracked with dissension over the term and its usage.
This year has both re-connected Reformed Christians to their roots and to each other," said WARC
president and head of the International Patronage Committee, Clifton Kirkpatrick.
10) The meetings were sponsored by the Standing Conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas (SCOBA) and the North American Area of WARC
44% of respondents to a recent WARC
survey considered coordinating marketing across channels a critical area for improvement.
-- Twenty years ago, Christians in the former East Germany gathered in Wittenberg to celebrate Reformation Day at the church where on Oct.
The Confessional and the Ecumenical in the WARC
Constitutions (1)" (2), I propose a reading of the 1875 WARC
Constitution and argue that by creating a fellowship of churches whose faith was "in harmony with the consensus of the Reformed confessions" and whose order was generally determined by "Presbyterian principles", the founders of WARC
were looking beyond Presbyterian and Reformed confessional borders.
was at the same time hearing the global challenge expressed by more and more voices from churches in the poor countries, the so-called third world.
is in the midst of working towards a possible merger with the Reformed Ecumenical Council.
This extension of the "rights lexicon" is addressed in the final report of a 1997 WARC
consultation on "Theological Responses to Human Rights":
has 75 million members in 218 churches in 107 countries, including The Presbyterian Church in Canada.