Disciples News Service

Archive: November 2009

Disciples Pastor Selected to be New Minister of Faith and Giving

(Indianapolis, Ind. – DNS – Nov. 19, 2009) – A Disciples pastor whose church has demonstrated outstanding stewardship has been called to serve as the new Minister of Faith and Giving. Bruce Barkhauer, senior minister of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Jeffersonville, Ind., will assume his new position beginning on Feb. 1. “I […]

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Posted on November 20, 2009
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Administrative Committee Supports National Convocation's Move From South Carolina As A Witness Against Confederate Flag

The Administrative Committee has voted unanimously to stand in solidarity with other Disciples leaders in support of the decision of the National Convocation of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) to remove its next biennial meeting from Charleston, S.C. The Convocation took the action in July as a witness against South Carolina’s continued flying of […]

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Posted on November 6, 2009
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Phillips Theological Seminary Set To Inaugurate Peluso-Verdend

Phillips Theological Seminary will inaugurate its third president on Nov. 10. Gary Peluso-Verdend, president and associate professor of practical theology at Phillips Theological Seminary, will be formally installed as the institution’s president during a ceremony at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Tulsa, Okla. Peluso-Verdend has been president since July 1, when he succeeded […]

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Jarvis Christian College To Sponsor Religious Emphasis Week; Install Cornell Thomas As 11th President

Jarvis Christian College will host Religious Emphasis Week 2009 Nov. 8-11. The theme of the week is “The Fruit of the Spirit.” The festivities will culminate with the inauguration of Cornell Thomas as Jarvis Christian College’s 11th president on Nov. 14. Other highlights of the week include a gospel fest, preaching, and a concert featuring […]

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Eureka College Offering Two Full-Tuition Ministry Fellowships

Eureka College is accepting applications for two full-tuition ministry fellowships for students pursuing vocational ministry in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The fellowships include two on-site mentorships exploring ministry anywhere in the world, upon approval by the college. Eureka College is among 17 colleges and universities that are affiliated with the Christian Church and […]

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DHM President Ronald Degges Named To DCPW Council Of Governors

Disciples Home Missions President Ronald Degges has been named to the Council of Governors of the Disciples Center for Public Witness. The council provides the center with leadership, advice and support. Its mission is to inform, connect, and empower Disciples for advocacy in the United States and Canada. “I look forward to working closely with […]

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