Disciples News Service

Students Organize 'Congo Week' Over Congolese Crisis

The Division of Overseas Ministries/Global Ministries encourages Disciples to support "Break the Silence" Congo Week, Oct. 19-25, to help raise awareness of the humanitarian crisis occurring in the Congo. Students from 100 countries and 1,000 campuses will hold events, including films, lectures, demonstrations, and more, on their campuses dealing with the Congo crisis in October. […]

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Posted on September 25, 2008
Filed under: Overseas Ministries
Third Fred B. Craddock Seminar To Be Held In Dallas

The Stalcup School of Theology for the Laity will hold the Third Fred B. Craddock Seminar on the Gospels Sept. 27 in Dallas, Texas. The seminar is entitled "Negotiating the (Roman) Empire in the New Testament" and will be presented by Warren Carter, a nationally known New Testament scholar. Carter is Professor of New Testament […]

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Eureka College To Help Transform Special Education Curriculum

Eureka College, in partnership with the Associated Colleges of Illinois’ Center for Success in High-Need Schools and four other ACI member colleges, is embarking on a five-year initiative to support Transforming Curriculum in Special Education (T-SPED), a collaborative initiative to enrich special education curricula. The project will be funded with a $500,000 grant from the […]

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Founder Of California Community Center, Dan Genung, Dies

Former Disciples minister Dan B. Genung Jr. has died. Genung, 93, passed away Aug. 12 at the Pilgrim Place Health Service Center in Claremont, Calif., where he had been in hospice care. Genung founded the All Peoples Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Los Angeles, Calif., and the All Peoples Community Center. Genung and his […]

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Volunteers Needed For Spring And Summer Mission Trips

The Office of Disciples Volunteering is encouraging Disciples to consider some of the Church’s historic mission centers as they plan mission trips for the spring and summer. Those mission centers include Yakama Christian Mission Center, Southwest Good Samaritan Ministries, Kentucky Appalachian Ministry, Urban Spirit, Kansas Christian Home, Inman Christian Mission Center, and All Peoples Christian […]

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Posted on September 18, 2008
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Reconciliation Offering Enables Church To Live Out Call Of 2020 Vision

On Sept. 28 and Oct. 5, Disciples will receive the Reconciliation Offering as we share the cup of salvation and bread of life utilizing the theme "Come to the Table." Reconciliation Ministry leads the pro-reconciliation/anti-racism work of Disciples by dismantling systems that promote racism and oppression. The funds provided through the annual offering are used […]

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General Assembly Registration Gearing Up For Indianapolis

Now is the time to register for the 2009 General Assembly, which is less than one year away. Those who sign up now can take advantage of early registration discounts and select from a number of quality, affordable hotel options, all within easy walking distance of Assembly activities at the Indiana Convention Center. The theme […]

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Young Adult Commission Seeking New Members

The Young Adult Commission is currently looking to fill two positions beginning Jan. 1. Commission members work with other young adults, plan young adult gatherings for General Assemblies, and work for young adult causes on the local, regional and national levels. The application and requirements can be found at www.discipleshomemissions.org. The deadline to submit applications […]

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