Disciples News Service

Archive: April 2009

Former Lexington Theological Seminary Dean Becomes Professor Of Church History

Former Lexington Theological Seminary administrator Daisy L. Machado was inaugurated as professor of the history of Christianity at Union Theological Seminary in New York on Feb. 4. Machado was the first Latina vice president for academic affairs and dean of any theological seminary in the United States when she served at LTS, which is associated […]

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Posted on April 14, 2009
Filed under: Higher Education, People
Pension Fund Partners To Offer New Dental Plan In May

The Pension Fund of the Christian Church in partnership with Delta Dental has established a new program that will allow pensioners to purchase dental insurance beginning on May 1. The voluntary, self-paid coverage offers benefits designed specifically for those at retirement age. Participants can choose between two plans that best suit their needs. "We are […]

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New Limits Established In Search And Call System

The General Commission on Ministry, in conversation with Disciples Home Missions and the Office of Search and Call, established new limits regarding how often clergy may update their forms in the Search and Call system at its February 2009 meeting. Unless an update is to correct critical contact or ministry history information, clergy will be […]

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Young Adults Sought For Logo Design Contest

Are you a young adult with a creative flair for design? The Young Adult Commission (YAC) is looking for someone to design a new logo for its soon to be launched website. To come up with the logo, the YAC is sponsoring a contest that is open to all young adult members of the Christian […]

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Beard Center/ CVAAA receive $10,000 Genworth Foundation Grant to Open Aging Resource Center

The Lynchburg College Beard Center on Aging, in partnership with the Central Virginia Area Agency on Aging (CVAAA), recently received a $10,000 grant from the Genworth Foundation to help establish an Aging & Caregiving Resource Center at CVAAA in downtown Lynchburg at 501 12th St. The resource center, which is scheduled to open Sept. 1, […]

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Posted on April 8, 2009
Filed under: Higher Education