Disciples News Service

Archive: February 2010

Lexington Theological Names Gillett To New Position

Charisse L. Gillett has been named as vice president of administration and special projects at Lexington Theological Seminary. Gillett’s duties for the new position include supervising student recruitment and working on admissions and scholarships. She also will partner with the Pension Fund of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in creating programs and materials to […]

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Posted on February 25, 2010
Filed under: Higher Education, People
Temporary Immigration Is Available For Haitians In The U.S.

Disciples Home Missions’ Refugee and Immigration Ministries program has prepared information to help Haitians in the United States understand the new Temporary Protected Status (TPS) that is now available to many of them. TPS is an immigration status that is available to many Haitians who were already in the United States when the earthquake struck […]

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Faith-Based Supporters Of Health Care Reform Deliver Letter To The President And Congress

A faith-based Health Care Reform Now letter was delivered today to the US President and Congress on the eve of the President’s Bipartisan Health Care Summit, as well as an ad placed in The Hill newspaper. The letter was signed by numerous heads of communions, including General Minister and President Sharon Watkins and more than […]

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Wabash Pastoral Leadership Program Seeks Indiana Participants

Talented young pastors in Indiana with leadership potential are encouraged to apply for the Wabash Pastoral Leadership Program. Eighteen younger pastors of Christian congregations in the state who have demonstrated during their first five to 10 years of ministry a high potential for significant leadership will be named Wabash Pastoral Fellows. Beginning in January 2011, […]

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Filed under: Resources, Young Adult, Youth
Registration Ongoing For Convocation's 21st Biennial Session

Registration is underway for the 21st Biennial Session of the National Convocation of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The gathering will take place July 29-Aug. 1 in Oklahoma City. The theme for the biennial session is "Saved to Serve: Live All Out," based on Hebrews 9:14. The meeting will be centered at the Renaissance […]

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Registration Still Open For Study On Stewardship In Small Churches

Disciples are invited to participate in several discussions covering various ways to enhance the stewardship strategies of small/rural congregations. Registration is winding up for the course, which will take place March 1-29, and be held in an online, weekend workshop format. The instructor will be Ed Taylor, pastor of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) […]

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Phillips Theological Honors Professor Imbler With Chair

The Phillips Theological Seminary Board of Trustees has honored John M. Imbler with the Stephen J. England Chair. Imbler is executive vice president and associate professor of the history of Christianity and Disciples studies at the seminary. England was a Disciples biblical scholar and the second dean of the College of the Bible at Phillips. […]

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Filed under: Higher Education