Disciples News Service

Category: Overseas Ministries

Global Ministries Co-Executive Participants in World Mission Event in the Philippines

Julia Brown Karimu traveled to Manila, Philippines to participate in the pre-assembly event of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Commission on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME). More than 200 participants from around the world met from March 22 to 27 focusing on the theme “Together towards life: mission and evangelism in changing landscapes”. Read […]

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Posted on April 17, 2012
Filed under: Ecumenical, General Ministries, Overseas Ministries
Global Ministries continues work in post-earthquake Japan

Global Ministries missionary to Japan, Jeffrey Mensendiek, has been walking with our brothers and sisters in Japan as they recover from the devastating earthquake. He helps organize and accompany volunteer work teams through the Emmaus Center in Sendai, Japan.  A year has gone by and he has regularly shared his experience with us in blog […]

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Posted on March 15, 2012
Filed under: Ecumenical, General Ministries, Overseas Ministries
Internships for seminarians available with Global Ministries

DOM/Global Ministries is providing two summer internships for Disciples seminarians. Interns will engage with a variety of programs within Global Ministries and will go on an overseas pilgrimage to visit some global partners. The internships will emphasize “critical presence” — meeting God’s people and creation at the point of deepest need spiritually, physically, emotionally, or […]

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Posted on February 23, 2012
Filed under: Overseas Ministries
Week of Compassion and Global Ministries respond to the drought and famine in Africa

The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is joining with ecumenical partners to respond to the ongoing famine in Kenya and other countries in the Eastern Horn of Africa as more than 20 million people in the region are in crisis. Week of Compassion and Division of Overseas Ministries/Global Ministries staff members report this year marks […]

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Posted on August 11, 2011
Filed under: Overseas Ministries
Participants from racial/ethnic congregations learn more about the work of Global Ministries

(Indianapolis, Ind.) – Donna Campbell, a member of New Life Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Indianapolis, has a dream of providing shoes for displaced persons in Kenya. Campbell visited Kenya recently on an independent trip and learned about the extreme need for basic shelter and clothing among persons who lost their homes, jobs, and […]

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Posted on June 29, 2011
Filed under: Congregations, Overseas Ministries
Disciples leaders travel to Central America to visit partners

Three Disciples regions were represented on a ‘Be a Global Mission Region’ Pilgrimage to Central America. These pilgrimages were initiated by David Vargas and designed to provide an opportunity for an immersion experience in which regions can discern how they may live out their commitment to ‘Be a Global Mission Church.’ After gathering in Houston […]

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Posted on June 2, 2011
Filed under: Overseas Ministries