Disciples News Service

Category: Young Adult

Youth and Leaders alike learn lessons through HELM

Youth were given a unique opportunity to learn from denominational leaders at the 2009 General Assembly. Thirty youth participated in the “Shadow a Disciples Leader” program that paired young people and leaders with similar interests. Olivia Bryan Updegrove, a minister at First Christian Church of Orange, CA, organized the program. Adonna Bowman, the executive director […]

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Posted on August 5, 2009
Filed under: General Assembly, Young Adult, Youth
Wholeness Caf

“For they should all know me, from the least of them to the greatest, declares the Lord.” –Jeremiah 31:34 Generations combined in this Wholeness Café to discuss the role of young people in the church. The Wholeness Café was designed to facilitate discussion about the direction of the church among all the people. At the […]

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Posted on July 31, 2009
Filed under: General Assembly, Young Adult, Youth
Disciples Minister Chosen For Young Pastors Leadership Program

A minister at a Georgia Disciples congregation has been named to a new leadership program for young pastors. Taft Quincey Heatley, executive pastor at Ray of Hope Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), in Decatur, Ga., is a member of the 2009 Project Rising Sun leadership academy, a two-year program to develop leaders among Hispanic, African […]

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Posted on May 28, 2009
Filed under: Young Adult, Youth
Young Adults Sought For Logo Design Contest

Are you a young adult with a creative flair for design? The Young Adult Commission (YAC) is looking for someone to design a new logo for its soon to be launched website. To come up with the logo, the YAC is sponsoring a contest that is open to all young adult members of the Christian […]

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Posted on April 14, 2009
Filed under: Young Adult, Youth
Disciples Help Raise Dollars For Souper Bowl Of Caring

More than $9.1 million in cash and food has been collected so far in the 2009 Souper Bowl of Caring project. The total includes $4.7 million in cash and 4.5 million pounds of food. More than 260 Disciples congregations have helped raise contributions totaling more than $93,000 for the project. Souper Bowl of Caring mobilizes […]

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Posted on February 20, 2009
Filed under: Young Adult, Youth
Teens Invited To Participate In Writing And Photography Contest On Spirituality And Faith

"DisciplesWorld" magazine and the Disciples of Christ Historical Society are sponsoring a writing and photography contest for teens. The contest topic is teen spirituality and faith and is open to teens ages 14-19. The categories of the contest are a 1,000-word feature article, 700-word speak out column, 100-word poetry, and photograph. Winners will receive cash […]

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Disciples Peace Fellowship Open To Young Adults, Congregations

Disciples Peace Fellowship is again looking for young adults interested in peace and social justice issues. In the past, peace interns have gone on to become social workers, professors, pastors, and human rights advocates. Interns earn approximately $2,000 for the summer, with most expenses provided. They will be trained in peace, social justice education and […]

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Hey Youth – Shadow A Disciples Leader At General Assembly

Ever wonder what a pastor, regional minister, or general ministry leader does at General Assembly? Do you want a "behind the scenes" look at how Disciples work? What makes these different forms of ministry unique, anyway? Disciples high school students can answer these questions and more through the "Shadow a Disciples Leader" program coordinated by […]

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Posted on February 6, 2009
Filed under: General Assembly, Young Adult, Youth