Disciples News Service

Latino Ministers Gather At Christian Theological Seminary

Eighteen Latino ministers from Florida to Arizona recently gathered at Christian Theological Seminary for a weeklong course taught in Spanish. The session was called Curso Teologico de Verano (Theological Summer School) and was held July 28 – Aug. 1. It drew Latino ministers from seven states. The course included instruction in worship, pastoral care and […]

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Posted on August 15, 2008
Filed under: Higher Education
Historical Society Gives Faithful Servant Award

The Disciples of Christ Historical Society has named Timothy M. James as the recipient of the 2008 Faithful Servant Award. The award goes annually to individuals who have given an extra-measure of service to causes in the whole Church. James is associate general minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and administrative secretary of […]

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Ecumenical Stewardship Center Continues To Provide Disciple Churches With Annual Campaign Materials

The Ecumenical Stewardship Center has long been the source of stewardship materials for Disciples. ESC is committed to providing materials that help congregations grow in their understanding of Christian stewardship. Congregations may order their 2008 theme materials, bulletin inserts, giving cards, and other supplies directly through the Ecumenical Stewardship Center at 1-800-835-5671 or visit their […]

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Filed under: Ecumenical, Resources
General Minister And President Writes Pastoral Letter About War In Iraq

General Minister and President Sharon E. Watkins has written a pastoral letter to all Disciples congregations which acknowledges the pain caused by the five-year old war in Iraq. Watkins letter, which was sent to congregations last week, addresses the impact of the war on people from many walks of life, including service men and women, […]

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Posted on August 14, 2008
Filed under: Office of the General Minister and President
Mission Alignment Coordinating Council Begins Its Work

(Indianapolis, Ind. – DNS – June 4, 2008) – The newly-formed Mission Alignment Coordinating Council (MACC) is holding its first series of meetings this week in Indianapolis. The 12-member group started meeting June 3 and will conclude on June 5. The group, which represents a cross-section of clergy and lay leaders, is working to develop […]

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Posted on June 4, 2008
Filed under: General Assembly