Disciples News Service

Archive: August 2010

Global Ministries hosts Missionworks/MMI training event in October

Do you have a passion for global mission? Are you a member of your congregation’s mission and outreach committee looking for new ideas? Are you a pastor interested in energizing your congregation through global mission involvement? Has your congregation had a relationship with a Global Partner through regular group mission trips? Do you want to […]

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Posted on August 27, 2010
Filed under: Overseas Ministries
Disciples Benevolent Services receiving applications for President and CEO

Disciples Benevolent Services (DBS) is receiving applications for the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. The DBS Board of Trustees seeks a transformational leader, who will work closely with the board to refine and implement an overall vision for the organization. Ideal candidates will have deep familiarity with, commitment to, and working knowledge of […]

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Reconciliation Ministry Offering approaches

"Hearts of Fire: The Holy Spirit Transforms our Hearts and Makes us Whole" is this year’s theme for the Reconciliation Ministry offering that will be received in churches on Sunday, Sept. 26th and Sunday, Oct. 3rd. To prepare for the offering, Ron and Linda McKiernan-Allen have prepared worship resources to help congregations begin promoting our […]

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National Convocation presents powerful preaching, worship

Powerful preaching, a timely theme and authentic worship were among the words used to describe the 21st Biennial Session of the National Convocation, which took place in Oklahoma City, Okla., July 29-Aug. 1. The Convocation opened in grand fashion with drum music, dancers and pastors with their spouses dressed in colorful African attire. "There was […]

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Heading off to college? Find a campus ministry

College can be a trying time for your faith, but a connection with the church can help you through those hard times. If you’re heading off to school but want to maintain your relationship with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), you can find a campus ministry near your school at the web site for […]

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Filed under: Higher Education, Resources
Association of Disciple Musicians gather for four-day conference

Organizers of the 49th Conference of the Association of Disciple Musicians (ADM) reported recently on their successful summer event. Approximately 90 musicians gathered at Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Lexington, Ky., on July 24 for the start of the four-day conference. They were led by Larry Sivis and John Opsata for worship; Robert […]

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ECHO assists St. Louis families with back-to-school supplies

ECHO, a service unit of Disciples Benevolent Services, hosted its annual back-to-school fair on Aug. 7 in St. Louis, Mo. About 1500 school backpacks that were filled with supplies were given away. A number of parents expressed gratitude for the help that came as their children were preparing for a new school year. A group […]

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