Disciples News Service

Category: Young Adult

Disciples Home Missions announces two special events

High school youth are encouraged to plan now to attend the Miracle on 43rd Street Youth Experience June 27-July 1 in the Pacific Southwest Region. A joint mission and learning project of the region and Disciples Home Missions, the work will take place at United Christian Church in Los Angeles. Also in the works for […]

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Posted on March 6, 2012
Filed under: Young Adult, Youth
Babel Table: Building Relationships that Make a Difference

In a collaborative effort between general ministries of the Christian Church, eight young adults have been named as a steering committee for the next iteration of the Babel Table. The Young Adult Commission of Disciple Home Missions, the College of Regional Ministers, the Council on Christian Unity, Reconciliation ministry and Week of Compassion have agreed […]

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Posted on February 28, 2012
Filed under: Young Adult, Youth
Eight Disciples deliver sermons at gathering of young preachers

Eight Disciples participated in the third annual National Festival of Young Preachers in Louisville, Kentucky in January. Karen Powell and Jake Sims of DuPont Manual High School, Louisville; Matt Eversole of Trinity High School, Louisville; Carlene Demiany of Yale Divinity School; Christian Smith of Northern Kentucky University; Catherine Cummings, a Harvard Divinity School graduate; Demond […]

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Posted on February 16, 2012
Filed under: Young Adult, Youth
NAPAD to host youth/young adult retreat

The North American Pacific/Asian Disciples (NAPAD) will host the Youth/Young Adult Reconciliation Retreat, December 26-29 at Camp Ocean Pine in Cambria, Calif. “Anti-Racism and Reconciliation” is the theme. The event will include the Rev. April Johnson, the denomination’s minister of reconciliation. Registration, a schedule and scholarship guidelines can be found at: www.napad.net.

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Posted on November 16, 2011
Filed under: General Ministries, Young Adult
Celebrate "Thank a Youth Worker Day" on November 3

nPartnership, sponsors of the Disciples Youth Ministry Network, encourages churches and individuals to celebrate Thank a Youth Worker Day on November 3. Join with communities, organizations, and caring people around the globe in honoring those who facilitate the personal, social, educational, and spiritual development of young people. Learn more about Thank a Youth Worker Day […]

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Posted on October 19, 2011
Filed under: Young Adult, Youth
Convocation Youth Sunday in Los Angeles saves souls

Described as real, relevant and redemptive, a Convocation Youth Sunday in Los Angeles, Calif., brought numerous young people to Abundant Life Christian Church recently. Youth and young adults shared remarkable stories of overcoming violence, abuse and neglect in song, dance, drama and spoken word. Several weeks prior to the service, youth workers spent hours preparing, […]

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Posted on April 11, 2011
Filed under: Young Adult, Youth
Babel Table brings young adult Disciples together

The first gathering of the "Babel Table: from Tower to Table, in New Orleans on Dec. 16-19, 2010 underscored the value and vision of bringing together Disciples young adults in seeking to understand what it means to become a truly multicultural and inclusive church. Fifteen young adult Disciples, engaged in a hands-on mission experience by […]

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Posted on February 24, 2011
Filed under: Young Adult, Youth
This Valentine's day, Bethany students have the 'invisible' in mind

A group of Bethany College students will be thinking about ways to show love and concern to children thousands of miles away this Valentine’s Day. The school’s Sophomore Class Council will celebrate the traditionally romantic holiday by hosting a fundraising dinner to benefit Invisible Children, an organization which helps improve the lives of war-affected children […]

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Posted on February 10, 2011
Filed under: Higher Education, Young Adult, Youth
Souper Bowl of Caring gears up for another campaign

As the Packers and Steelers prepare to battle it out for the NFL championship on Feb. 6, Super Bowl Sunday, tens of thousands of people will be taking on another opponent in the meantime – hunger. Disciples will once again participate in the "Souper Bowl of Caring" in the weeks leading up to and on […]

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Posted on January 27, 2011
Filed under: Young Adult, Youth