Disciples News Service

Archive: March 2016

Partnerships being experienced through Mission Conversations

By Bobby Hawley, Vice President, Christian Church Foundation The gifts and graces from the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in all its expressions are making a difference in our world. This message came to the foreground in March when two different Global Mission partners talked about the important work being done – thanks to Disciples […]

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NAPAD opens search for interim executive

North American Pacific/Asian Disciples seeks applications for the position of Interim Executive Pastor We invite applications for the position of Interim Executive Pastor (IEP) for North American Pacific/Asian Disciples (NAPAD) Ministries. The successful candidate will serve as IEP till the time of the NAPAD Convocation in 2018. The IEP is responsible for the nurture/healing and […]

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Posted on March 22, 2016
Filed under: General Church Positions, General Ministries
Reflection on a Middle East Pilgrimage, Part 2

Egypt. One of the stepping off points for the Arab Spring – and for the disappointment that followed. Land of pharaohs and pyramids, of desert and of fertile Nile basin. Home to the most Christians of any Middle Eastern country. Ten percent of Egyptians are Christian. That Jesus spent time in Egypt matters: “Out of […]

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More than manna

Heavenly Manna more than food to homeless of Pacific Beach by Rev. Brian Daly The Pacific Beach Christian Church, located in San Diego, launched a feeding ministry two and a half years ago that has begun transforming the church. Every Wednesday morning volunteers gather bright and early to begin preparing 100 breakfast burritos to take […]

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Posted on March 18, 2016
Filed under: Congregations, General
Simple slot car fun connects with community

by Pastor Joel Aurand Hawk Point Community Church is located in the small, rural community of Hawk Point, MO, northwest of St. Louis. (The 2010 census counted just 669 residents.) There is little to do in town on winter weekends, so we decided to provide a fun, challenging, and community-building activity for the community for […]

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Posted on March 14, 2016
Filed under: Congregations, Family & Children
DHM president joins amicus brief to Supreme Court

For Immediate Release March 8, 2016 Contact Megan Cagle, (602) 399-0723 Paul Marchione, (202) 601-7869 ***Press Release*** National Faith Groups File Brief with Supreme Court in Support of DACA and DAPA Washington – Earlier today, 24 Catholic, Evangelical and Protestant faith-based organizations filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court of the United States in […]

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Posted on March 9, 2016
Filed under: Ecumenical, General Ministries