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A call for Disciples in this time of violence
Posted: July 8, 2016

July 8, 2016 Dear Church, The nation is reeling from the shock of the violent loss of lives over the last three days, which has resulted in confusion and a sense of hopelessness. Our grief for the families of the victims, for many of us, is unbearable. “Thus says the Lord, ‘A voice is heard […]

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Central Rocky Mountain Region opens search for executive regional minister

The Central Rocky Mountain Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is seeking to call an Executive Regional Minister. A “Regional Profile” and “Position Description” are posted on the following web-site www.crmrdoc.org. All applicants are required to provide updated search and call paper work to the Office of Search and Call, Disciples Home Missions […]

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Posted on July 20, 2016
Filed under: General, General Church Positions, Regions
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Hispanic Asamblea calls interim national pastor

  En español por debajo Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy. (1 Peter 2:10) We are chosen by God. That chosen-ness influences our identity, our mission and our testimony. Pastor Lori Tapia delivered a message of unity […]

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Posted on July 18, 2016
Filed under: General, General Ministries
Faith leaders request presidential candidate meeting

Washington, D.C., July 15, 2016 – Christian leaders with the Circle of Protection have asked for meetings with Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton to discuss the presumptive presidential nominees’ “plans for offering help and opportunity to hungry and poor people in the United States and around the world.” The Circle of Protection represents […]

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Original plant shares space, mission with ‘child’

by Rev. Coletta Eichenberger  Community Christian Church of Jefferson City, Missouri, and Table of Grace, a congregation in formation in Jefferson City, have entered into a covenant that invites Table of Grace to “nest” in the Community Christian building on Ellis Boulevard.  Both churches are congregations of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the […]

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Posted on July 11, 2016
Filed under: Congregations, General
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NAPAD names interim executive pastor

Rev. Chung Seong Kim has been appointed as Interim Executive Pastor of the North American Pacific/Asian Disciples. The appointment was made by the Board of Directors of NAPAD at its teleconference on June 29, 2016, upon a search committee’s recommendation. Before his appointment, Rev. Kim served various congregations, most recently as Senior Pastor of Good […]

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Posted on July 5, 2016
Filed under: General, General Ministries
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
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Report on Roman Catholic dialogue event June 2016

CATHOLICS AND DISCIPLES OF CHRIST COMMISSION FOR DIALOGUE Calgary, AB, Canada June 17-22, 2016 The Fourth Session of the Fifth Phase of the Disciples of Christ-Roman Catholic International Commission for Dialogue took place in Calgary, AB, Canada, from June 17-22, 2016. The general theme for the present phase of dialogue is “Christians Formed and Transformed […]

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Filed under: Ecumenical, General, General Ministries
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Association of Disciple Musicians to meet July 17-22

by Alice Chaney The Association of Disciple Musicians 55th annual conference will be held on the campus of the University of Evansville, IN, July 17-22.  This year’s theme is “Weave Us Together.”  Dr. Terry York, George W. Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor University, will lead the daily worship services and early morning worship seminars.  Each daily […]

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Posted on June 27, 2016
Filed under: General, Resources