Disciples News Service

Archive: November 2009

Administrative Committee Approves OGMP

Church financial reports, updates on the progress of the Mission Alignment Coordinating Council and approving Standing Rules for the Center for Faith and Giving, were among the worshipful work that was accomplished by the Administrative Committee during its fall meeting in Indianapolis last week. Also, in a unanimous affirmation, the Administrative Committee joined General Minister […]

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Posted on November 6, 2009
Filed under: Office of the General Minister and President
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for 12th Street Community Services, Inc.

It’s Official! On Sunday, September 13, 2009 at 1:00 pm with over fifty people in attendance, 12th Street Community Services, Inc. a 501 (c) (3)  non-profit  corporation formed in the District of Columbia to promote healthy and successful development of youth and families,  hosted its official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 1812 12th Street NW,  Washington, […]

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Posted on November 5, 2009
Filed under: Regions, Young Adult, Youth
Thanksgiving Offering Helps Grow Future Church Leadership

Disciples Seminary Foundation (DSF) serves God through the formation and support of emerging theological leaders on the West coast for diverse Christian communities. DSF’s ministry is made possible through faithful gifts to Disciples Mission Fund. In November, congregations throughout the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) will be collecting a Thanksgiving Offering. The offering directly benefits […]

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Filed under: Higher Education
General Assembly Resolution Regarding Ministry Moving Forward

At the July 2009 General Assembly Resolution 0922, “Theological Foundations and Policies and Criteria for the Ordering of Ministry,” was passed. Brought to the Assembly from the General Commission on Ministry (GCOM) with recommendation by the General Board, the two year implementation process of this document is now being led by GCOM.  The resolution called […]

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Filed under: General Assembly, Higher Education, People