“Our hope as Christians rests in our belief that that our world is not destined to disappear but to be transformed, and that human beings capable of self-destruction are also able to unite and to choose that which is good”, reads a statement of the Council of Christian Churches of France focusing on the upcoming meeting of the United Nations on climate change in Paris later this year.
The recommendations of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on abuse of aboriginal students in church-run residential schools offers the chance to re-balance relationships with Indigenous peoples, says Ray Jones, a residential school survivor.
Tackling the tragedy of hunger in a world of abundance, the Churches’ Week of Action on Food (11-18 October) is an opportunity for Christians, communities and all people around the world to act together for food justice.
11 - 18 October 2015 Churches’ Week of Action on Food
12 - 18 November 2015 Executive Committee meeting
19 November 2015 Capacity building for child-friendly churches
23 - 28 November 2015 Ecumenism and Spirituality Lived and Practiced by Young People
18 - 25 January 2016 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity