Disciples News Service

Category: Resources

General Ministries offer Disciples Seminarians Conference

All Disciples of Christ ministerial students who have completed at least one year of master of divinity study are invited to the Disciples Seminarians Conference, March 14-17, 2013, at the Scarritt-Bennett Center in Nashville, Tenn. The conference is sponsored by the General Ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and coordinated by Higher Education […]

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Posted on January 8, 2013
Filed under: General Ministries, Higher Education, Resources, Young Adult, Youth
Message clear: common sense processes needed

“Badges” want it. “Business” wants it. “Bibles” want it. According to the panelists at the Midwest Summit of Forging a New Consensus on Immigrants and America, law enforcement officials, businesses and advocacy groups are in agreement that the current way that the United States deals with immigration is a broken system. Most of the issues […]

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Posted on November 19, 2012
Filed under: Ecumenical, Resources
Denominational Calendar now available online and on your electronic calendar

Keeping a calendar for events, deadlines, and other timely notices related to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) will be much easier thanks to a new online denomination-wide calendar developed by Chalice Press and Communication Ministries. The new calendar is built in Google’s calendar feature, which means information can be added to most calendar programs […]

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Posted on November 6, 2012
Filed under: Congregations, Regions, Resources
Disciples Home Missions calls Refugee & Immigration Director

Rev. Ronald J. Degges, president of Disciples Home Missions, announces the appointment of the Rev. Dr. Sharon Stanley as Director of Refugee and Immigration Ministries for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), effective January 1, 2013.  Stanley will be located in Washington, D.C., at the National City Christian Church, and will be working in partnership […]

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Posted on October 16, 2012
Filed under: Ecumenical, General Ministries, People, Resources
New Beginnings program serves more

The article below shares the story of a community that is bearing fruit from the New Beginnings Assessment Service in a Presbyterian congregation. New Beginnings was initiated by Hope Partnership for Missional Transformation as a way of affirming the gifts and possibilities of Disciples congregations in the late stages of their life-cycle.  In a fee-for-service […]

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Filed under: Ecumenical, General Ministries, Resources
Hold the date for Black Ministers Retreat 2013

The Black Ministers Retreat 2013 will take place on March 4-7, 2013 in Oklahoma City, Okla.  The Retreat host location is Wildewood Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 6900 N. Kelley Ave., Oklahoma City, OK, 73111, pastored by the Rev. William Simms, as well as the co-host congregation East Sixth Street Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), […]

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Filed under: Congregations, Resources
Disciples at Chautauqua something of a secret

The Disciples have a presence on the grounds of the Chautauqua Institution.  The Chautauqua Institution offers a summer program of arts, education, recreation and religion enjoyed by thousands from across the country and around the world. Mary Graybiel established the Disciples at Chautauqua in the late 1800s as a place for missionaries to come and renew their educational and spiritual lives. Disciple […]

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Filed under: Ecumenical, Resources
Dates set to gather in D.C. to seek food justice

Christian advocates will gather for the at the 11th annual Ecumenical Advocacy Days April 5 – 8, 2013, to seek food justice for a healthy world. EAD will explore the injustices in global food systems that leave one billion people hungry, create food price shocks that destabilize communities everywhere, and undermine God’s creation. Inspiring speakers […]

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Posted on October 9, 2012
Filed under: Ecumenical, Resources