Disciples News Service

Former Division Of Homeland Ministries Treasurer Dies

A former administrator at the United Christian Missionary Society, Russell F. Harrison, has died. He was 89. Harrison was a graduate of Lexington Theological Seminary. He served as national youth director and executive secretary of the world outreach education department for the United Christian Missionary Society and in the society

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Disciples Ecumenical Consultative Council Issues Letter Supporting Church In Zimbabwe; DECC And WARC Meet To Continue Their Work Toward Unity

The Disciples Ecumenical Consultative Council has issued a pastoral letter affirming its support for Christian organizations in Zimbabwe that are struggling in the current political and economic upheaval there. The DECC is a global gathering of churches representing the Disciples of Christ, Churches of Christ and the United Churches which Disciples have joined. The group […]

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World Alliance Of Reformed Churches And Disciples Look At Closer Ties

A meeting of World Alliance of Reformed Churches (WARC) and Disciples Ecumenical Consultative Council (DECC) leaders should pave the way for a closer relationship between the two organizations. WARC and DECC leaders met 26 to 27 July at the Disciples of Christ Historical Society in Nashville, Tenn., to continue their conversations on

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U.S. House Passes Bill Backed By Faith United Against Tobacco

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a landmark tobacco regulation bill, which has been endorsed by more than 680 public health, medical, faith and other organizations, including the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The bill, H.R. 1108, would give the Food and Drug Administration significantly enhanced authority over the manufacturing, marketing and sale of […]

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Posted on August 15, 2008
Filed under: Ecumenical