Disciples News Service

Category: Young Adult

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
Young Adults Sought To Serve As Summer Peace Interns

Young adults who will be age 21 or older no later than June 1 are invited to participate in the Disciples Peace Fellowship Summer Peace Internship program. Interns will receive training in peace education, current political and cultural conflicts, and the theological study of Christian approaches to peace and justice. Peace interns also travel across […]

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Posted on February 11, 2010
Filed under: Young Adult, Youth
Peacemakers Conference Calls Young Adults To Kansas City

Disciples will take up several relevant topics on peace issues at a Young Adult Peacekeepers Conference next month. The conference will take place March 11-14 at Community Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Kansas City, Mo. The Keynote speaker will be Janetta Cravens Boyd, senior minister at University Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Seattle, […]

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Filed under: Young Adult, Youth
Peacemakers Emerging from the Underground: A Young Adult Peacekeepers Conference

Disciples Peace Fellowship will host its first ever Young Adult Peacekeepers Conference.  Held at Community Christian Church in Kansas City on March 11-14, this young adult event will be like no other.  Designed with the specific purpose of young adults energizing one another, it will be a hands on “how to” for making lasting change […]

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Posted on February 3, 2010
Filed under: Resources, Young Adult, Youth
Summer Internships available with Disciples Peace Fellowship

Disciples Peace Fellowship is now accepting applications for its Summer Peace Internship program.  Young adults who are 21 or older no later than June 1, 2010 are invited to apply on line. Peace Interns receive extensive training in peace education, current political and cultural conflicts, and theological study of Christian approaches to peace and justice.  […]

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Filed under: Higher Education, Young Adult, Youth
Inman Christian Center Hires New Executive Director

January 6, 2010 – San Antonio – Inman Christian Center announces today that it has hired Ms. Sandra E. Imery to be its new Executive Director, effective January 1, 2010.  Ms. Imery has worked for the past 12 years with United Way, most recently as Children’s Issue Council Associate, and previously as Coordinator of Volunteer […]

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Posted on January 28, 2010
Filed under: People, Young Adult, Youth
2010 Applications Available For The HELM Leadership Fellows Program

The HELM Leadership Fellows Program nurtures college students for transformational leadership in the church and the wider human community. Students beginning at a four-year college this fall can download an application at: www.helmdisciples.org/aid/2010-11_HELM_Leadership_Fellows_application.pdf. If you know of a student heading to a four-year college this fall whom you believe has leadership potential for the church […]

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Posted on January 14, 2010
Filed under: Higher Education, Young Adult, Youth
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for 12th Street Community Services, Inc.

It’s Official! On Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 1:00 pm with over fifty people in attendance, 12th Street Community Services, Inc. a 501 (c) (3)  non-profit  corporation formed in the District of Columbia to promote healthy and successful development of youth and families,  hosted its official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 1812 12th Street NW,  Washington, […]

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Posted on November 5, 2009
Filed under: Regions, Young Adult, Youth
This Halloween Children Will Focus On Chocolate Industry's Use Of Child Labor

The cocoa trade is a vital component of West African economies. Because 70 percent of the cocoa found in stores comes from West Africa, buying chocolate known as “Fair Trade” chocolate is an excellent way to eliminate the chocolate companies’ practice of relying on child labor, according to Global Ministries. Through “reverse trick-or-treating,” children will […]

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Posted on October 8, 2009
Filed under: Overseas Ministries, Young Adult, Youth