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Category: Higher Education

Deadline approaching for Living the Call retreat

Missouri School of Religion is offering a retreat March 9-11 at the Heartland Retreat Center in Kansas City, Missouri for persons discerning a call to ministry. The registration deadline for “Living the Call” is February 15. For more information, go to: missourischoolofreligion.org/coursesevents/living-the-call/.

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Posted on February 8, 2012
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Applications available for HELM Leadership Fellows program

Higher Education and Leadership Ministries (HELM) invites high school seniors interested in Christian leadership to apply to join the 12th class of HELM Leadership Fellows. The program recognizes and supports undergraduate students preparing to take a leadership role in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Leadership Fellows receive scholarship funds, participate in ministry and service […]

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Posted on January 25, 2012
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Retreat aims to help Disciples discern ministry calling

Missouri School of Religion, with a grant from the Oreon E. Scott Foundation, is offering a retreat for those discerning God’s call to ministry. “Living the Call,” planned for March 9-11 at the Heartland Retreat Center in Kansas City, Mo., will provide a time for reflection, encouragement and information for Disciples who are in their […]

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Seminary helps link Disciples colleges, universities

Connecting 14 Disciples-related colleges and universities from California to northern Ohio was something of a challenge — until an education platform used by Lexington Theological Seminary brought them together. To read more, see: www.marketwatch.com/story/technology-the-tie-that-binds-higher-ed-2011-12-28  

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Posted on January 12, 2012
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Jarvis College launches minor in inclusion studies

In keeping with its mission and strategic plan to prepare leaders for a more inclusively diverse world, Jarvis Christian College is launching a new minor in inclusion studies. The minor will consist of eight-three hour courses and will represent the college’s Honors program. Students who qualify for and are admitted to the program will receive […]

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Missouri School of Religion offers courses for pastors, leaders

The Missouri School of Religion is offering several online and onsite Certificate in Pastoral Ministry (CPM) courses this spring. Topics include church conflict management, biblical history and interpretation, preaching, and equipping churches for mission. Classes are open to everyone, including laypersons and licensed, commissioned, or ordained clergy. For more information on the CPM program and […]

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Gillett installed as seminary's 17th president

Observing that hope “is more than wishful thinking,” the Rev. Charisse L. Gillett called upon those who work in and alongside Lexington Theological Seminary to support its efforts to meet the needs of students and congregations. Gillett’s remarks came during her installation service as the seminary’s 17th president, on December 4. To read more about […]

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Posted on December 15, 2011
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Lexington Theological Seminary welcomes vice president

Mark Blankenship, who joined Lexington Theological Seminary on November 15 as vice president of advancement, says that having a committed alumni base is key to the success of the seminary, its students and the congregations they serve. To read more about Blankenship, go to: www.lextheo.edu/2011/11/lexington-theological-seminary-names-new-vice-president/ 

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Posted on November 16, 2011
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Jarvis College to host Religious Emphasis Week

Jarvis Christian College will host a Religious Emphasis Week from November 6-11 with the theme “Thinking Outside the Box.” Christal Williams, associate regional minister of the Illinois-Wisconsin Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), is the guest speaker. For more, visit: www.disciples.org/Portals/0/PDF/DNS/2011/20111102-JarvisReligiousEmphasis.pdf 

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