Disciples News Service

Category: Young Adult

North American Pacific/Asian Disciples Youth Leadership Retreat set for Dec. 27

The North American Pacific/Asian Disciples (NAPAD) Youth Winter Leadership Retreat will take place Dec. 27-30 at the picturesque Mission Spring Christian Camps and Conference Center in Scotts Valley, Calif. The keynote speaker will be Sandhya Rani Jha, pastor of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Oakland, Calif. Jha recently published Room at the Table: […]

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Posted on November 30, 2010
Filed under: Young Adult, Youth
Missouri School of Religion conference to explore 'rethinking youth ministry'

Are mainline churches experiencing a "ghettoization" of youth within the church? What can congregations do to better engage their youth, who are sometimes segregated to a particular room, where they engage in ministry in isolation from the rest of the church? A conference entitled "Rethinking Youth Ministry," will take place Oct. 29-30 in Jefferson City, […]

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Posted on October 29, 2010
Filed under: Higher Education, Young Adult, Youth
An Invitation to Young Adult Disciples: "The Babel Table: from Tower to Table"

"The Babel Table: from Tower to Table" is a program that will bring together 12-15 Disciples young adults to participate in a hands-on mission and learning experience through a series of work trips to three different Disciples mission centers across the United States: West Side Ministry in New Orleans (December 15-19, 2010); Romero Centre in […]

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Posted on October 7, 2010
Filed under: Ecumenical, Young Adult, Youth
Committee requests church participation in General Minister and President questionnaire

Disciples are invited to participate in an online questionnaire that evaluates the ministry of General Minister and President Sharon Watkins, as well as seeks information about the Church’s hopes and goals for the next six years. Please visit www.disciples.org and click on Review/Search and Call Committee to take the questionnaire. During the 2010 General Board […]

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Oregon Disciples Teen Organizes Community Garden

Oregon Disciples teen Vanessa Gorski is completing a senior high year that she won’t soon forget. Vanessa organized a community garden as her senior project. The garden consists of 16 raised beds located on her church’s property, First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Medford, Ore. Some of the produce grown there will benefit the […]

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Posted on June 3, 2010
Filed under: Congregations, People, Young Adult, Youth
Disciples Teens Invited To Christian Leadership Conference

Are you in high school and want to serve the church? Already serving but want to learn how to continue? Then consider attending "Here I Am: A Conference in Christian Leadership," which will take place June 11-13 at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo. High school students completing grades 10, 11, and 12 are invited to […]

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Posted on February 25, 2010
Filed under: Resources, Young Adult, Youth
Wabash Pastoral Leadership Program Seeks Indiana Participants

Talented young pastors in Indiana with leadership potential are encouraged to apply for the Wabash Pastoral Leadership Program. Eighteen younger pastors of Christian congregations in the state who have demonstrated during their first five to 10 years of ministry a high potential for significant leadership will be named Wabash Pastoral Fellows. Beginning in January 2011, […]

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Filed under: Resources, Young Adult, Youth
Disciples Young Adult Initiative to Address Becoming Multicultural and Inclusive

Indianapolis, IN (February 12,, 2010) – A major initiative involving young adult Disciples to address the issues of becoming a truly multicultural and inclusive church was proposed by a planning committee on January 29-30 in Indianapolis. The proposed initiative would bring young adults together for hands-on exposure to diverse cultural and racial experiences through a […]

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Posted on February 24, 2010
Filed under: Ecumenical, Young Adult, Youth