Disciples News Service

Oklahoma church supports healthy lifestyle

by Rev. Aaron Todd, special correspondent Nestled near the shore of Lake Overholser on the southwestern side of Oklahoma City, Western Oaks Christian Church has been actively serving it’s community since 1964. However, like many congregations, the people of WOCC become increasingly aware of the shifting cultural, social, and theological landscape that has altered the […]

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Posted on April 3, 2017
Filed under: Congregations, Family & Children, General, People
Garden just keeps growing and growing

At the border of New Mexico and Texas, the Jardin de Milagros grows more than 90,000 pounds of fresh produce each year and gleans another 90K in an effort to offer fresh, healthy food to the Kelley Memorial Food Pantry in El Paso for people who are food insecure. On just three acres, Jerry and […]

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Posted on March 27, 2017
Filed under: Congregations, Family & Children, General
Historical society to offer lectures

A Day with Jerry Rushford Saturday, April 22, 2017 Bethany Memorial Church Bethany, WV 26032 You are invited to join the Disciples of Christ Historical Society for two lectures by historian Dr. Jerry Rushford, Director of the Jerry Rushford Center for Research on Churches of Christ and the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement, Pepperdine University.  For more […]

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Posted on March 21, 2017
Filed under: Ecumenical, General, General Ministries, Higher Education
California church plant makes difference in community

by Christopher Drury Garfield Park Community Church (Disciples of Christ) in Santa Cruz, CA, began with a question. “What would it look like if we stopped complaining about the condition of the church, and actually built a progressive, young, missional community with a modern edge that attracts non-church goers, younger people, and liberal/progressives while simultaneously […]

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Area Executive: East Asia and the Pacific

Area Executive for East Asia & the Pacific, Application Close: April 30, 2017    Ministry Team Partner Relations Reports To Executive Minister FLSA Status Exempt Salary Grade 9 Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Category National and Global Ministries, Cleveland, Ohio Starting Salary Description GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION:  Administer the East Asia & the Pacific Office of the Common […]

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Posted on March 7, 2017
Filed under: General Church Positions
Christian Church Foundation seeks assistant VP

The Christian Church Foundation is looking to hire  a full-time assistant vice president of development, based in the Indianapolis office. Duties include helping donors complete legacy gifts and working with congregations and other ministry partners to develop policies and strategies that both encourage and steward planned gifts. Applications due March 27, 2017 More information about […]

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From our partners at Church World Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2017 CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org | 212-870-2188 NEW YORK — Church World Service and the National Council of Churches today unveiled a national grassroots initiative in support of refugees, led by churches representing 30 million Americans and 37 denominations. This announcement comes in advance of a new anti-refugee executive order anticipated soon, […]

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Posted on March 3, 2017
Filed under: Ecumenical, General, Overseas Ministries
Lexington Theological Seminary searching for VP

Lexington Theological Seminary invites applications and nominations for Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean.  The VPAA and Dean is expected to assume office in August 2017 or as soon thereafter as is feasible. For additional information about the seminary, community, and the qualifications sought in the next VPAA and Dean, please visit: http://academic-search.com/sites/default/files/LTSVPAAandDeanProfile.pdf. Applications, […]

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Posted on March 1, 2017
Filed under: General Church Positions
Christian Services for Children of Alabama executive director

CSCA is seeking an innovative leader who is a passionate advocate for CSCA’s mission and will inspire others to support the organization. This individual has experience leading and directing organizations with diverse internal and external constituencies. S/He is a change agent, with the capacity to implement effective organizational practices, while creating an institutional culture that […]

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