Disciples News Service

Archive: March 2010

Early Registration Deadline For The Pastors' Conference Is Only Days Away; Numerous Deals On Air Fares

Clergy attending the 2010 Pastors’ Conference will not only learn from outstanding preachers and theologians but also will be able to enjoy San Diego’s comfortable temperatures, sightseeing and white sandy beaches. The conference will take place Sept. 21-23 at the DoubleTree Mission Valley and will feature renowned author Diana Butler Bass, whose work in mission, […]

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Posted on March 26, 2010
Filed under: Office of the General Minister and President, Resources
Disciples Join In Washington, D.C. Rally For Immigration Reform

A diverse group of people from all walks of life gathered on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, March 21 to march in support of comprehensive immigration reform. Disciples could be found among the crowd, including representatives of Disciples Home Missions and its Refugee and Immigration Ministries, Global Ministries, the Disciples Justice Action […]

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CTS Alumni Magazine Wins Communications Award

A publication targeted to the alumni and friends of Christian Theological Seminary has been honored by a religion communications establishment. CTS’s magazine, Link, was recognized for excellence by the Religious Communicators Council (RCC). Link received the DeRose-Hinkhouse Award of Excellence for its 50th Anniversary Issue this past spring. In addition, it was awarded a certificate […]

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Filed under: Higher Education
Disciples Contribute Generously To Haiti Earthquake Relief; Get More Reports From WoC

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) congregations have contributed over $2 million to Haiti earthquake relief efforts, according to Week of Compassion (WoC), the relief, refugee and development mission fund of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). "The generosity of congregations and individuals from all over North America has given us the ability to not only […]

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Council On Christian Unity 100th Anniversary Deadlines Draw Near

Deadlines related to two significant gatherings in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Council on Christian Unity (CCU) are almost here. The final day to submit applications for the "Joe A. and Nancy Vaughn Stalcup 2nd Century Visioning Conference on Christian Unity" is March 31. Participants at the conference, which will take place June […]

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Filed under: Ecumenical
Jarvis Christian College Plans Several Activities To Mark 98th Academic Year

Jarvis Christian College is marking its 98th academic year with a Founders’/Homecoming 2010 Week Celebration from March 22-28. A full slate of activities is taking place throughout the week, such as a career fair, homecoming pageant, women-to-women Bible study, Founders’/Homecoming campus parade, and national alumni president’s picnic, among other happenings. Jarvis President Cornell Thomas has […]

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Filed under: Higher Education
Churches Uniting In Christ Forges Ahead; Targets Racism

Representatives from member communions of Churches Uniting in Christ (CUIC) left a Feb. 17 meeting in Baltimore, Md. with hope and a recommitment to CUIC’s original vision in giving expression to the visible unity of the church, particularly regarding battling racism within the church. Their resolve follows a key decision reached to recommend a proposal […]

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Filed under: Ecumenical
Global Ministries Organizes Trip To Haiti As A Sign Of Solidarity

(March 25, 2010) – Two and a half months after an earthquake devastated Haiti, the Haitian government and relief agencies are working tirelessly to provide food and shelter to tens of thousands of those who remain homeless. Several church leaders will be in Haiti to look at relief and recovery efforts. Co-Executive of Global Ministries […]

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Posted on March 25, 2010
Filed under: Overseas Ministries