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College Chaplains’ Summit

The College Chaplain’s Summit is designed especially for those who work alongside our college students in college and campus ministry settings. The event is tailored for college chaplains and campus ministers working with Disciples-related programs and ministries. In the spirit of ecumenism, it is of course open to other denominations and affiliations as well. Our […]

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Posted on May 29, 2018
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Several Disciples pastors sign on to amicus brief

An interfaith coalition led by the Central Conference of American Rabbis and the Religious Institute has submitted an amicus brief to the Supreme Court in support of the Colorado Civil Rights Commission. Several Disciples pastors have signed on to the brief re: LGBTQ rights. General Minister and President Teresa “Terri” Hord Owens said, “As a faith […]

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Posted on October 31, 2017
Filed under: Ecumenical, General
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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Posted on March 21, 2017
Filed under: Congregations, Ecumenical, General, People
Love Wins

Our hearts are broken once again – this time by the hateful violence at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando: to those who lost loved ones –may you be surrounded with love in your grief and loss; to the injured and your families, may you know healing and hope; to the brave first responders and caregivers – […]

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Posted on June 13, 2016
Filed under: Sharon's Blog
Christian Board of Publication named Open & Affirming Ministry

The Christian Board of Publication (CBP) is the second General Ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) to be named an Open and Affirming (O&A) Ministry, committing to openly welcoming and affirming persons of all gender expressions and sexual orientations. O&A is overseen by the GLAD (Gay and Lesbian Affirming Disciples) Alliance, which reviewed […]

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Posted on October 9, 2015
Filed under: General, General Ministries