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Social Opportunities for Intentional Living (SOIL)

Ecology, Spirituality, and Justice Conference The S.O.I.L. experience explores the landscape of our faith as you have never seen it before: through the lens of sustainability, justice, service, and action. On this week-long journey co-sponsored by Green Chalice and Christmount, groups will learn about some of the most challenging environmental issues impacting our world today. […]

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Posted on July 23, 2018
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Christmount Music Workshop

Join other choir members who love church music as together we grow spiritually through the ministry of music. This year’s music is selected for small to medium size choirs. Learn singing and ringing techniques to enhance your skills. The event culminates with leading worship through music at First Christian Church, Black Mountain. Whether you are […]

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Posted on June 14, 2018
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SOIL event digs deeper into climate and justice issues

by Rev. Scott Hardin-Nieri, Associate Minister of Green Chalice Spiritual Opportunities for Intentional Living (SOIL) kicked off its first intergenerational conference at Christmount in Black Mountain, NC, with 35 participants aging from 12-80 years old, from places like Bowling Green, KY, Nashville, TN, and Nairobi, Kenya. This Ecology, Spirituality, and Justice Conference explored the landscape of faith through the lens […]

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Posted on August 23, 2017
Filed under: General Ministries
Christmount dear to Disciples

Christmount was founded in 1948 as the retreat grounds for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Since its beginnings, Christmount has been closely related to the Disciples, reporting to the General Board through Disciples Home Missions, with whom it has a covenantal relationship. Christmount receives some funding from Disciples Mission Fund. The DHM Board has […]

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Posted on April 29, 2016
Filed under: Ecumenical, Family & Children, General, General Board, General Ministries, Resources
Christmount appoints search committee 

Christmount’s Executive Director, Michael Murphy, announced his retirement at the April 2015, meeting of the Christmount Council and Administrative Board. Murphy intends to retire in early July 2016, after more than 18 years as Christmount’s Director. Shortly after the meeting, Administrative Board and Council Chair, Sarah Draper of Birmingham, AL, appointed a search committee to […]

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Posted on July 14, 2015
Filed under: General, People