Disciples News Service

Archive: August 2008

The Office of the General Minister and President Opens Minister of Compassion / Executive Director of the Week of Compassion Search

The Office of the General Minister and President (OGMP) seeks a dynamic and innovative leader to serve as the Minister of Compassion / Executive Director for Week of Compassion. The new Minister of Compassion will serve as a member of the OGMP staff with primary responsibility to oversee the relief, refugee and development fund of […]

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Posted on August 26, 2008
Filed under: Office of the General Minister and President
Office of the General Minister and President Announces New Minister of Faith and Giving Position

(Indianapolis, Ind. – DNS) – The Office of the General Minister and President is seeking a Minister of Faith and Giving who will lead the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in creating a stewardship movement and a culture of generosity. The Minister of Faith and Giving will work with regional and general ministry partners to […]

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New Disciples.org Web Site To Be Launched On September 2; General Assembly Registration Also Starts On That Date

Communication Ministries will launch a new design for the primary web site of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) on Sept. 2. Disciples.org has been redesigned to utilize new technologies for managing content and will provide new services such as RSS feeds and online giving to the Disciples Mission Fund. The launch will be the […]

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Southwest Region Offers Discounted Language Learning Program

The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the Southwest has created a unique opportunity for Disciples everywhere to learn new languages. Through a partnership with the Rosetta Stone online language learning center, the region is offering a discounted rate to purchase Rosetta Stone services.

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Week Of Compassion Prepares To Send Relief To Georgia

Week of Compassion, the relief, refugee and development ministry fund of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), is preparing a response to an appeal by Action by Churches Together (Act) for emergency relief assistance for the victims of the violence in the country of Georgia. The fighting that broke out between Russia and Georgian forces […]

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More Than 100 Disciples Ministers Stay In Touch Through Facebook

Several Disciples ministers are using an increasingly popular medium to stay in contact with each other: Facebook, the popular Internet social utility that connects people to one another. The new facebook.com group is called Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Clergy and currently has about 117 members. In addition to being another avenue for Disciples ministers […]

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