Disciples News Service

Archive: November 2008

Disciples Intentional Interim Ministers Association Formed

A new fellowship of Disciples clergy has been established called the Association of Disciples Intentional Interim Ministers (ADIIM). It was formed after several Disciples attended the Interim Ministry Network’s 28th Annual Conference, which took place in St. Charles, Ill., in May. Ordained Disciples ministers, who are called to serve churches when there is a pastoral […]

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Posted on November 6, 2008
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PSR Purchases History-Rich Former Church Across Street

Pacific School of Religion has joined Disciples Seminary Foundation in acquiring University Christian Church, a history-rich church located across the street from the Berkeley, Calif., seminary. University Christian Church was built in 1931 and grew into a vibrant congregation in the 1950s, when it offered two Sunday services. Thereafter, membership gradually declined and University Christian […]

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Church Extension Seeks Director Of Marketing & Communications

Church Extension seeks a director of marketing and communications. The person will work with senior staff to create the strategic direction for communicating the mission and services of Church Extension to the wider church. The position calls for someone who will provide oversight to the marketing team in the implementation of communications, public relations and […]

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Administrative Committee Holds Its Fall Meeting In Indianapolis

(Indianapolis, Ind. – DNS – Nov. 5, 2008) – The Administrative Committee met in Indianapolis Oct. 31-Nov. 1 for its fall meeting. During the two-day session, the committee heard updates on the Church’s progress in addressing its Church-wide priorities, a report on the work of the Mission Alignment Coordinating Council and a proposed approach that […]

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NAPAD Holds Convocation In Upstate New York

Stimulating lectures, powerful worship, and opportunities to showcase cultural heritage were just a few of the ways North American Pacific/Asian Disciples (NAPAD) acknowledged their ministry within the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) at the group’s 15th Biennial Convocation. More than 200 Disciples representing about 14 ethnic groups came together at the Stony Point Conference Center […]

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