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Disciples Benevolent Services receiving applications for President and CEO

Disciples Benevolent Services (DBS) is receiving applications for the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. The DBS Board of Trustees seeks a transformational leader, who will work closely with the board to refine and implement an overall vision for the organization. Ideal candidates will have deep familiarity with, commitment to, and working knowledge of […]

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Posted on August 27, 2010
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Reconciliation Ministry Offering approaches

"Hearts of Fire: The Holy Spirit Transforms our Hearts and Makes us Whole" is this year’s theme for the Reconciliation Ministry offering that will be received in churches on Sunday, Sept. 26th and Sunday, Oct. 3rd. To prepare for the offering, Ron and Linda McKiernan-Allen have prepared worship resources to help congregations begin promoting our […]

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National Convocation presents powerful preaching, worship

Powerful preaching, a timely theme and authentic worship were among the words used to describe the 21st Biennial Session of the National Convocation, which took place in Oklahoma City, Okla., July 29-Aug. 1. The Convocation opened in grand fashion with drum music, dancers and pastors with their spouses dressed in colorful African attire. "There was […]

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ECHO assists St. Louis families with back-to-school supplies

ECHO, a service unit of Disciples Benevolent Services, hosted its annual back-to-school fair on Aug. 7 in St. Louis, Mo. About 1500 school backpacks that were filled with supplies were given away. A number of parents expressed gratitude for the help that came as their children were preparing for a new school year. A group […]

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Chalice Press to Collaborate with The New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good

ST. LOUIS, MO—Chalice Press is pleased to announce a new publishing collaboration with The New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good (NEP). Through this cooperative effort, Chalice Press will publish print, digital, and multimedia resources that provide a “New Evangelical” perspective on human rights, Creation care, and other critical issues in order to connect, inform, […]

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Posted on July 9, 2010
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Reconciliation Ministry grant proposals due in mid-July

Reconciliation Ministry is receiving grant proposals until July 15, 2010, for general, regional and recognized ministries of the Church whose projects promote the denomination’s pro-reconciliation/anti-racism mission priority. The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is bringing to fruition the healing that brings wholeness in its communities and congregations through projects sponsored by these grants, said Minister […]

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Posted on July 8, 2010
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NAPAD Biennial Convocation set for August in Seattle

Nearly 200 members of the North American Pacific/Asian Disciples (NAPAD) community are making plans to meet in Seattle, Wash. for the 16th Biennial Convocation. The theme of the convocation is "Be Hope for the World" and will take place at Seattle University from Aug. 4-7. The theme is derived from Rom. 15:13 and Heb. 3:6. […]

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