Disciples News Service

Archive: July 2014

Historical Society announces new hours, addresses financial challenges

The Board of the Disciples of Christ Historical Society temporarily suspended operations on June 30, 2014 to address significant financial challenges facing the Society. During this time, Dr. Glenn Thomas Carson concluded his service as the President of the Society. This past week, the Finance Committee met in Nashville to begin the painful process of […]

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Posted on July 18, 2014
Filed under: General Ministries
Higher Education and Leadership Ministries calls transitional president

Recognizing a transitional point in the life of its witness and ministry, the board of directors of Higher Education and Leadership Ministries(HELM) of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) has called the Rev. Bernard “Chris” Dorsey to serve as its next president effective Aug. 1. A dynamic and creative leader, Dorsey is currently an Assistant Professor […]

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Posted on July 17, 2014
Filed under: General Ministries, Higher Education
Disciples of Christ Historical Society Board receives Carson’s resignation

The Disciples of Christ Historical Society has accepted the resignation of Dr. Glenn Thomas Carson as President of the Society, effective July 31, 2014.  Carson, a church-historian from Georgia, has served the society since 2005. During Carson’s tenure the society advanced its digital presence, increasing services to over 100 countries. The tenure also saw many […]

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Posted on July 11, 2014
Filed under: General Ministries