Solidarity

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We are never alone in the body of Christ. We are travelling this difficult journey with our ecumenical partners, who pray for us as we pray for them.    


Pacific Conference of Churches
Pastoral Letter - Keeping Pacific Homes Safe in the Time of COVID-19 - 2 April
Rev James Bhagwan, General Secretary
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Ecumenical Advisory to Member Churches - 19 March
Rev James Bhagwan, General Secretary
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Christian Conference of Asia
Letter to Member Churches and Councils by CCA General Secretary Mathews George Chunakara - 13 March

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World Council of Churches

WCC Resource “Health and Hope: The Church in Mission and Unity.” - 3 April
A collection of previously published articles that resonate with the worldwide struggle amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

WCC Article by outgoing General Secretary Rev Dr Olav Fyske Tveit - 31 March
Rev Dr Tveit says "we should remind one another that we believe in God as the “Good shepherd” who promised to be with us also in times of crisis.”

Joint Statement WCC and Regional Ecumenical Organisations - 26 March
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Pastoral Letter - 18 March  
Dr Agnes Abuom, Moderator of the Central Committee
Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, General Secretary
Link here
 

National Council of Churches in Australia (NCCA)

Reflection by NCCA President Bishop Philip Huggins - April 2020
"There will come a day when we will again open the Church doors."

National Day of Prayer: NCCA has invited Christians across the nation to offer a prayer every evening until Easter at 7pm, and to make a particular focus of Prayer for the Nations amidst COVID-19 on Sunday 29 March 2020. Suggested prayer here:
https://www.ncca.org.au/ncca-newsletter/march-2020-3/item/2050-call-for-unifying-prayer-across-our-nation-for-the-nations