Disciples News Service

Category: Youth

Bible at center of games

In 1994, Pastor David Huegel was noodling over how to get his children engaged in reading the Bible. His quest led him to develop Bible Olympics. Since that time hundreds of kids and adults have participated in the meets and pumped up their Biblical literacy. Each meet of five to seven teams covers a single […]

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Posted on November 17, 2017
Filed under: Congregations, Family & Children, People, Regions, Youth
NAPAD community hosts annual youth rally

The 2017 Chuukese Youth Rally was held on June 15-18 in St. Joseph, MO, hosted by Chuukese Christian Church (DOC) in St. Joseph. The Chuukese, an ethnic group indigenous to an island of Micronesia, is one of 18 ethnic and linguistic groups that make up the North American Pacific/Asian Disciples (NAPAD), which has grown to […]

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Posted on June 28, 2017
Filed under: Youth
Reconciliation Ministry: needed now more than ever

by Rev. April Johnson, Reconciliation Minister This year’s Special Offering theme for Reconciliation Ministry is the second in a three-part series entitled “Be Reconciled: Move, Heal, Bound Together.”  These are simple words describing incredibly worthwhile and hard work.  The message of Christ consistently beckons us toward each other, pushing our notions of what it means […]

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Posted on September 19, 2016
Filed under: General, Youth
New Mexico ‘peace village’ camp focuses children on civility

By Rev. Matt Every During the last week of July, Peace Village Ruidoso, a camp designed to encourage children and youth to walk paths of non-violence, descends on the High Mesa Healing Center in Alto, NM. Peace Village Ruidoso, an affiliate of Peace Village, Inc., has been a ministry of First Christian Church Ruidoso since […]

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Posted on August 26, 2016
Filed under: Congregations, Ecumenical, Family & Children, General, Youth
Disciples Peace Fellowship looking for a T-shirt design

Disciples Peace Fellowship invites artists across the church to submit a design for the new DPF T-shirt, which will be debuted at the 2017 General Assembly. Submissions from youth are especially encouraged, but all artists are welcome to send in a design. The creator of the winning design will win a $100 book or camp […]

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Posted on July 1, 2016
Filed under: General, Youth
#DOCWeAreOne – Let’s show it

Jordan “JD” White saw something he didn’t like and decided to do something about it in the fall of 2015. “Seeing the divisions that we have, and my generation becoming less connected or being too busy for God, I saw that we have a problem.” With the help of his friends from committees, church camp […]

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Posted on February 26, 2016
Filed under: Congregations, General, General Assembly, Youth