URC congregations help raise 20k for the Rohingya Crisis

Myanmar refugees at the Bangladesh border credit Catholic Diocese of Saginaw FlickrUnited Reformed Church congregations across the UK have responded to what is said to be the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis.

Since November 2017, URC members raised £10,000, which was match funded by the Church, to donate a total of £20,000 towards the Rohingya relief efforts. This money will be used at the discretion of the Council for World Mission (CWM) towards those in need.

CWM is now calling on all member churches to stand in solidarity with the Presbyterian Church of Myanmar (PCM) and Church of Bangladesh (COB), located at the centre of the crisis, and to join in the relief efforts having itself committed financial support to the humanitarian relief in Bangladesh.

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