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Disciples Home Missions president to retire August 2017

The Rev. Dr. Ron Degges, president of Disciples Home Missions, announced his retirement effective Aug. 31, 2017. A search committee had its inaugural meeting Dec. 5-6, 2016. More details will follow. This is the text of Degges’ announcement to the November DHM board meeting in Washington, D.C: In his President’s Report to the Board of […]

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Posted on December 14, 2016
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Intergenerational camp set for Green Chalice

Social Opportunities for Intentional Listening (S*O*I*L) YOUTH/Adult Summer  Eco-Justice Camp! July 24-28, 2017 Christmount Christian Assembly, Black Mountain, NC Green Chalice and Christmount are partnering for a pilot intergenerational project. This camp/mission experience explores the landscape of our faith as you’ve never seen it before: through the lens of sustainability, justice, service and action. On this […]

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Posted on November 21, 2016
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DYMN calls summit

DISCIPLES YOUTH MINISTRY SUMMIT @ DYMN RETREAT March 5-7, 2017 Disciples Home Missions invites each region to send one adult to represent and bring voice from your region in the Youth Ministry Summit at the Disciples Youth Ministry Network Retreat March 5-7, 2017 at Christmount Christian Assembly, Black Mountain, North Carolina. WHAT: DHM is partnering […]

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Green Chalice/Blessed Tomorrow invite your response

To better understand awareness, attitudes, and behaviors on climate and sustainability amongst all Disciples, Green Chalice (greenchalice.org) and Blessed Tomorrow (blessedtomorrow.org) are conducting a survey. We want to make sure that your perspective is included in the results of this Common Metrics Survey. It will only take 15 minutes of your time. Since there is […]

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Posted on September 5, 2016
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Christal Williams named Tennessee regional minister

Rev. Dr. Christal LaShawn Williams was elected regional minister for Tennessee at a called assembly April 16. Williams has held positions such as associate regional minister in Illinois-Wisconsin. She has also served in Illinois, Iowa, Ohio and Indiana. She will begin her term on Aug. 1. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Williams earned her bachelor’s […]

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Posted on April 19, 2016
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Driving a big vehicle to National Convocation?

The National Convocation Office has just been informed by our convention hotel, Hilton Houston North, that they do not have any parking spaces for buses or large motorized vehicles.  Another option is the Greenspoint Mall.  It is located across the street from the Hilton.  Buses and trailers can park on their lot, north of the […]

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Posted on July 16, 2012
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Convocation Hilton sold out; Marriott North taking reservations

The National Convocation has sold out the hotel room block with Hilton Houston North. But don’t despair!  Alternate housing is available a short distance from the convention at the Houston Marriott North at 255 N. Sam Houston Parkway E.  Please make your reservations by calling (281) 875-4000 and indicate you are with the National Convocation. […]

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Posted on June 12, 2012
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Fun add-on trip prior to National Convocation explores area history

Come and join the Black Heritage Bus Tour on Wednesday, July 25, in Houston, Texas.  Some of the sites include:  The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum, House of Dereon, (where Beyonce, Solange and Destiny’s Child have recorded) and more…. Seating is limited to the first 42 people, at a nominal cost of $40.00. More information

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Posted on May 1, 2012
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