WSCF will participate in the international camps at the Agape Ecumenical Center in Northern Italy with a full delegation from all regions. The delegation includes 3-4 young adults and students from North America. Scholarships are available.
The Ecumenical Institute at Bossey and the Programme on Ecological Justice and Climate Change of the World Council of Churches announces the dates for its seminar: Green Churches: Ecology, Theology and Justice in Practice, June 23-27, 2014.
WSCF-NA has sent a solidarity letter to the SCM in Indonesia expressing condolences for the death of seven Indonesian SCMers who were killed by a volcano eruption on February 1st during an ecumenical visit in the Suka Meriah village-Kabanjahe as a part of the ecumenical visit to provide emergency relief work for the victims of previous volcanic eruptions.
The Interfaith Young Adult Challenge will award two young adults the chance to serve as the 2014 Parliament of the World’s Religions Youth Delegates at the United Nations through the United Nations Department of Public Information NGO body. This contest is now open to all young adults living in North America aged 18 through 24. Applications must be received by February 12, 2014.
Apply to attend The World Conference on Youth (WCY) 2014, in Colombo, Sri Lanka: Deadline February 24, 2014 If you are you passionate about development and want to make a lasting and meaningful change ...You have a chance for your voice, and the voice of WSCF to be heard in an international conversation to this debate!
A group of US young adults will attend the 58th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) joining a wider coalition called Ecumenical Women through Church Women United. SCM-USA national coordinator Itang Young will staff the delegation. WSCF student UN rep Eric Jackson will attend the gathering.
On February 1st, seven members of the SCM Indonesia were killed together with other residents by volcano eruption in Tana Karo Regency, North Sumatraon while paying an ecumenical visit to a refugee program.