Disciples News Service

Archive: September 2008

Volunteers Needed For Spring And Summer Mission Trips

The Office of Disciples Volunteering is encouraging Disciples to consider some of the Church’s historic mission centers as they plan mission trips for the spring and summer. Those mission centers include Yakama Christian Mission Center, Southwest Good Samaritan Ministries, Kentucky Appalachian Ministry, Urban Spirit, Kansas Christian Home, Inman Christian Mission Center, and All Peoples Christian […]

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Posted on September 18, 2008
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Reconciliation Offering Enables Church To Live Out Call Of 2020 Vision

On Sept. 28 and Oct. 5, Disciples will receive the Reconciliation Offering as we share the cup of salvation and bread of life utilizing the theme "Come to the Table." Reconciliation Ministry leads the pro-reconciliation/anti-racism work of Disciples by dismantling systems that promote racism and oppression. The funds provided through the annual offering are used […]

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General Assembly Registration Gearing Up For Indianapolis

Now is the time to register for the 2009 General Assembly, which is less than one year away. Those who sign up now can take advantage of early registration discounts and select from a number of quality, affordable hotel options, all within easy walking distance of Assembly activities at the Indiana Convention Center. The theme […]

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Young Adult Commission Seeking New Members

The Young Adult Commission is currently looking to fill two positions beginning Jan. 1. Commission members work with other young adults, plan young adult gatherings for General Assemblies, and work for young adult causes on the local, regional and national levels. The application and requirements can be found at www.discipleshomemissions.org. The deadline to submit applications […]

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Week Of Compassion Responding To Gustav; Preparing For Ike

As people in the U.S. and Caribbean keep a close watch on the path of Hurricane Ike, Disciples are responding to the disruptions left by Hurricane Gustav. Category 1 Gustav struck southwest Louisiana Sept. 1 and caused billions of dollars in property damage in Mississippi and Louisiana. Week of Compassion, the relief, refugee and development […]

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Seminarians Urged To Check Out Online List Serv

Higher Education and Leadership Ministries is encouraging seminarians to sign up for the Seminarians list serv at www.helmdisciples.org/listserv. With the Seminarians Conference in March and a new grant program in the works, the list serv can be a quick way to make sure that seminarians are informed about opportunities designed with them in mind. HELM […]

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Jarvis Christian College To Dedicate New Student Living Center

Jarvis Christian College will dedicate a new student living and learning center on the school’s campus in Hawkins, Texas Sept. 12. Following the ribbon cutting ceremony, the college will honor retiring Jarvis President Sebetha Jenkins. The new 65,430 square-foot living and learning center will house 300 students and include computer centers, study lounges and fitness […]

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