Disciples News Service

Category: Higher Education

Christian Theological Seminary launches The Discipleship Project

The Discipleship Project, an innovative program of theological education, is for master of divinity students. It integrates a modern monastic lifestyle with a robust focus on small group learning, experiential education and challenging spiritual practices. Beginning with the fall, 2012 semester, the Discipleship Project will fund 12 three-year scholarships including a $12,000 stipend for each […]

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Posted on March 19, 2012
Filed under: Higher Education, Young Adult, Youth
CTS to celebrate Craddock influence

Join Christian Theological Seminary in celebrating and honoring the remarkable ministry of Fred Craddock. The “Craddock in Context” conference at CTS on April 12 will explore the influence of his ministry.  Special guests – including Thomas Long, Frank Thomas, Mary Donovan Turner, John McClure, Matthew Myer Boulton, Liz Myer Boulton, Ron Allen, Dan Moseley, Mary Alice […]

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Online courses available from Missouri School of Religion

Even if you aren’t living in Jefferson City, Mo., you can take advantage of classes online with the Missouri School of Religion. Offerings in the next few months include Understanding the Bible beginning April 2-30; World Religions Mar 13 – May 8, History of the Christian Faith May 15 – July 10 and The Practice […]

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Posted on March 9, 2012
Filed under: Higher Education
Jarvis College names new president

The Jarvis Christian College Board of Trustees unanimously selected Dr. Lester C. Newman to serve as the 12th president of Jarvis Christian College, in Hawkins, Texas. Newman will begin his duties as president on April 2, 2012. Newman comes to Jarvis from his position as executive assistant to the president and director of administrative management […]

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Collegial cooperation on website

The 14 colleges and universities related to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) are working together to promote our undergraduate schools to Disciples high school youth with a new quarterly email newsletter. Youth are invited to go to www.tcucc.org and sign up under the “Request Info” section and join the 16,000 Disciples youth receiving the newsletter.

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Posted on March 6, 2012
Filed under: Higher Education, Young Adult, Youth
Bethany's Buffalo Seminary offers Holy Week workshop

The Rev. Bonnie Thurston will lead a two-day workshop, Preaching and Praying Holy Week, March 8-9 at Bethany College. Thurston is a Disciples minister, biblical scholar/author, and a native of West Virginia. The workshop is part of Bethany‚Äôs Buffalo Seminary programs, designed to provide continuing education for all orders of ministry (ordained, licensed, lay) especially […]

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Posted on February 23, 2012
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Cummins to headline Bethany College Founder

The Rev. D. Duane Cummins, noted Disciples church historian and author, will be the featured speaker at the Founder’s Day Convocation at Bethany College on March 1. Cummins was Bethany’s president from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. This year’s Founder’s Day celebration marks 172 years since the college was established by Alexander Campbell, one […]

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Posted on February 16, 2012
Filed under: Higher Education, People
Jarvis Christian College reaches centennial

Jarvis Christian College is celebrating its centennial year with a series of four symposia beginning with Frank Jackson, mayor of Prairie View, Texas, and on staff at Prairie View A & M University. His talk will honor Black History Month with a retelling of black history of the area in the century that Jarvis has […]

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Transylvania University hires poet, receives journalism honors

Transylvania University has hired notable Kentucky poet Maurice Manning as professor of English. To read more about Manning’s hiring, go to: www.transy.edu/news/arch_story.htm?id=716 In other Transy news, the staff of The Rambler, the university’s student-run newspaper, had its best showing ever in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Press Association’s annual awards competition. To read more, visit: www.transy.edu/news/arch_story.htm?id=713

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Posted on February 8, 2012
Filed under: Higher Education