Disciples News Service

Archive: July 2016

Delegation speaks about Korean peninsula

When North Korea tests another warhead, our sisters and brothers in South Korea shudder. Though it has been 63 years since the armistice was signed, the Korean Peninsula remains starkly divided. Families separated for seven decades rarely have opportunities to communicate and sanctions prevent even medicine from being sent to the north. Disciples have spoken […]

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Posted on July 28, 2016
Filed under: Ecumenical, General, General Assembly, Overseas Ministries
Central Rocky Mountain Region opens search for executive regional minister

The Central Rocky Mountain Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is seeking to call an Executive Regional Minister. A “Regional Profile” and “Position Description” are posted on the following web-site www.crmrdoc.org. All applicants are required to provide updated search and call paper work to the Office of Search and Call, Disciples Home Missions […]

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Posted on July 20, 2016
Filed under: General, General Church Positions, Regions
Hispanic Asamblea calls interim national pastor

  En español por debajo Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy. (1 Peter 2:10) We are chosen by God. That chosen-ness influences our identity, our mission and our testimony. Pastor Lori Tapia delivered a message of unity […]

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Posted on July 18, 2016
Filed under: General, General Ministries
Faith leaders request presidential candidate meeting

Washington, D.C., July 15, 2016 – Christian leaders with the Circle of Protection have asked for meetings with Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton to discuss the presumptive presidential nominees’ “plans for offering help and opportunity to hungry and poor people in the United States and around the world.” The Circle of Protection represents […]

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Original plant shares space, mission with ‘child’

by Rev. Coletta Eichenberger  Community Christian Church of Jefferson City, Missouri, and Table of Grace, a congregation in formation in Jefferson City, have entered into a covenant that invites Table of Grace to “nest” in the Community Christian building on Ellis Boulevard.  Both churches are congregations of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the […]

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Posted on July 11, 2016
Filed under: Congregations, General