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Disciples of Christ Historical Society celebrates

Disciples of Christ Historical Society installed the Rev. Dr. Richard H. “Rick” Lowery as its eighth president during morning worship at National City Christian Church on Nov. 5, 2017. The installation was part of a weekend All Saints celebration that began Saturday evening with the Kirkpatrick lecture by the Rev. Dr. Delores Carpenter and ended […]

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Posted on November 16, 2017
Filed under: Ecumenical, General, General Ministries, People
Historical society names new president

Provided by the Disciples of Christ Historical Society For immediate release – September 8, 2017, Bethany, WV At a regularly scheduled board meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Disciples of Christ Historical Society, the Reverend Dr. Richard H. Lowery was called to be the general ministry’s eighth President. Lowery will assume the reins in […]

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Posted on September 8, 2017
Filed under: Ecumenical, General, General Ministries, People
Disciples of Christ Historical Society celebrates anew

On Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, members of the Stone-Campbell / Restoration Movement gathered in Bethany, WV, to dedicate a modern archival facility and offices for the Disciples of Christ Historical Society (DCHS). “This has been a long time coming,” said Archie Jenkins, chair of the board of trustees. “The new archive building is the product […]

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Posted on September 19, 2016
Filed under: Ecumenical, General, General Ministries, Higher Education
Disciples of Christ Historical Society dedicates building

Photos and story courtesy of Rebecca Rose, Bethany College director of communications BETHANY, W.Va. – The Disciples of Christ Historical Society hosted a building dedication and blessing to celebrate its new home at Bethany College on Saturday, Sept. 10. The new location is adjacent to the grounds of the Campbell Mansion and Renner Visitor Center […]

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Posted on September 13, 2016
Filed under: Ecumenical, General, General Ministries
DCHS archivist begins work in Bethany

The Disciples of Christ Historical Society has called Shelley L. Jacobs as full-time archivist. She began her work in Bethany, West Virginia July 25, 2016.The Society is the repository for church files, personal papers, records, books and journals, artifacts, and memorabilia related to the three streams of the Stone-Campbell movement. Her primary responsibility is organizing […]

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Posted on August 4, 2016
Filed under: General Ministries, People
Historical society names interim executive director

The Disciples of Christ Historical Society has called John M. Imbler as Interim Executive Director, beginning June 13, 2016. Through its relocation from Nashville (TN) and settlement in Bethany (WV) and the restructuring of its organization, Imbler will provide transitional leadership in a deployed capacity. A multi-generational Disciples of Christ and life member of the […]

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Posted on May 31, 2016
Filed under: General, General Ministries, People
Interim part-time executive director sought for historical society

Job Description for the Part-time Interim Executive Director Disciples of Christ Historical Society The Disciples of Christ Historical Society seeks a part-time, deployed Interim Executive Director. As the Society continues in a period of transition, relocation and ministry identification, the board seeks a candidate with the following skills and qualifications: Senior level executive administrative experience; […]

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Posted on February 29, 2016
Filed under: General, General Ministries
'Mission is sacred, strategy is not' guides historical society board meeting

The Disciples of Christ Historical Society Board of Directors gathered in Nashville, TN, Oct. 27-29, 2014. The board established the context for their worshipful work with Rev. Arnold Nelson, Board Chair, quoting George Bullard, “Your mission is sacred, your strategy is not.” Sara Harwell, archivist and librarian, gave leadership to the meeting when she reported on […]

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Posted on November 19, 2014
Filed under: General Ministries
Historical Society announces new hours, addresses financial challenges

The Board of the Disciples of Christ Historical Society temporarily suspended operations on June 30, 2014 to address significant financial challenges facing the Society. During this time, Dr. Glenn Thomas Carson concluded his service as the President of the Society. This past week, the Finance Committee met in Nashville to begin the painful process of […]

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Posted on July 18, 2014
Filed under: General Ministries