Disciples News Service

Category: Youth

Share 2012 conference registrations open

Join college students from both Disciples and the United Church of Christ for  REVOLUTION: Living Into New Versions of Church, a Student Ecumenical Partnership (STEP) event June 11-15, 2012, at Chapman University in Orange, Calif. Share 2012 will be five days of fellowship, networking, service, learning, and worship, looking for spirit-filled and progressive change in the face of all […]

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Posted on April 9, 2012
Filed under: Ecumenical, Higher Education, Young Adult, Youth
Easter offering supports living with dignity

Over 40 developmentally disabled adults and their support staff from Serra Center in Fremont, Calif., boarded one of the classic Hornblower Yachts for a brisk cruise around San Francisco Bay. The event marked the 14th annual excursion sponsored by Serra Center. “It makes me feel like I’m a millionaire,” said one of this year’s participants. The […]

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Posted on April 2, 2012
Filed under: General Ministries, Young Adult, Youth
Christian Theological Seminary launches The Discipleship Project

The Discipleship Project, an innovative program of theological education, is for master of divinity students. It integrates a modern monastic lifestyle with a robust focus on small group learning, experiential education and challenging spiritual practices. Beginning with the fall, 2012 semester, the Discipleship Project will fund 12 three-year scholarships including a $12,000 stipend for each […]

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Posted on March 19, 2012
Filed under: Higher Education, Young Adult, Youth
Collegial cooperation on website

The 14 colleges and universities related to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) are working together to promote our undergraduate schools to Disciples high school youth with a new quarterly email newsletter. Youth are invited to go to www.tcucc.org and sign up under the “Request Info” section and join the 16,000 Disciples youth receiving the newsletter.

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Posted on March 6, 2012
Filed under: Higher Education, Young Adult, Youth
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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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
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