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Disciples Center forced to close due to an early morning fire

The Disciples Center in Indianapolis was forced to close on Tuesday, April 5, 2011, following a small early-morning fire that resulted in limited smoke damage.  It is expected to be open for business tomorrow. Fire trucks blocked off the street about 6:45 a.m. outside the building, located at 130-132 E. Washington St. The facility has […]

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Posted on April 6, 2011
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Colorado minister called as new VP of Christian Church Foundation

The Rev. Jerry Lang, senior minister of Central Christian Church in Denver, Co., has been called to serve as the new vice president of the Christian Church Foundation, starting June 1. He will replace Don Sarton, who retires July 1. Lang will be responsible for cultivating planned gifts with Disciples in Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho […]

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Posted on March 25, 2011
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North American Pacific/Asian Disciples posts executive pastor position

The North American Pacific/Asian Disciples (NAPAD) Ministries is seeking an Executive Pastor. The successful candidate will be responsible for the nurture, development and support of Asian and Pacific Island ministries in North America. He or she also will have oversight and responsibilities in the areas of pastoral care, church growth, training and development, along with […]

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Foundation assets hit record $438.6 million

The Christian Church Foundation distributed $7.2 million to Disciples ministries and another $0.2 million to other charities in 2010, according to President Gary W. Kidwell. The Foundation ended 2010 with assets of $438.6 million, a record in the Foundation’s 50-year history. View the full report at: www.disciples.org/ccf.

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Special apportionment, good experience credits approved by Pension Fund Board

The Board of Directors of the Pension Fund of the Christian Church approved a 2.5 percent Special Apportionment at its Feb. 24-25 meeting. It is the first Special Apportionment since 2008, and benefits persons receiving retirement, surviving spouse or disability pensions, who will receive disbursements reflecting the increase beginning July 1. Active members who are […]

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Children Worship & Wonder Story Teller Training Center moving from Lexington Theological Seminary to Phillips Theological Seminary

On June 14, 2011, the Children’s Worship Center will be packed up and moved from Lexington Theological Seminary in Lexington, Kentucky to Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa Oklahoma.  The opportunity to have the center located further west will help Disciples Home Ministries make Children Worship & Wonder Story Teller Trainings available to additional congregations and […]

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Posted on March 9, 2011
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Pension Fund seeks qualified applicants for two positions

The Pension Fund of the Christian Church is seeking qualified applicants for two new positions. One is the Director of Employer Services position, the other is the Director for Member Services. To learn more about the positions, visit: www.pensionfund.org Please send resumes by March 6, 2011, to: Dawn M. Fleming, Director of HR, dmfleming@pension.disciples.org

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Posted on February 24, 2011
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Black ministers expecting exciting time in Wichita

The 37th Annual Black Ministers Retreat is quickly approaching. The retreat will take place March 7-10 at North Heights Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Wichita, Kan., and feature notable preachers and presenters. Worship service leaders include the host pastor, Rev. Titus H. James Sr. Rev. Claude Walker, interim pastor of Swope Parkway United Christian […]

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