What if churches collectively applied their purchasing power to support products and companies that consider the wellbeing of communities and our planet? This free World Council of Churches toolkit aims to enthuse congregations through concrete examples of communities in action, as well as offer good practices and practical materials to “walk the talk” on economic and ecological justice
The National Council of Churches in Australia is encouraging all Australian Churches to pray for our local, national and global communities experiencing great need as a result of COVID-19 on Sunday 22 August
“It will take at least 67 more years to close the average gender equality gap in traditional news media worldwide, shows the 6th Global Media Monitoring Project, the largest research and advocacy initiative in the world on gender equality in news and journalism,” reports the World Association for Christian Communication
Jack Munayer, coordinator for the World Council of Churches Ecumenical Accompaniment Program in Palestine and Israel, recently visited the South Hebron Hills area with diplomatic delegates from eight different countries, as well as Israeli activists. The visit was organised by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. The group visited families and listened to their stories with the goal of discerning the nature of hardship and trauma that the occupation continues to cause. Munayer shares his reflections on what he heard from communities and families.