Disciples News Service

Archive: March 2010

Thousands To Rally In Washington, D.C. For Immigration Reform

Tens of thousands of people are expected to descend on Washington, D.C. later this month to display solidarity with Church World Service and other faith-based organizations’ efforts to reform immigration policies. The gathering will be a rally for immigration reform, entitled "March for America: Change Takes Courage and Faith" changetakesfaith.org It takes place March 21 […]

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Posted on March 11, 2010
Filed under: Office of the General Minister and President, People
Disciples Minister Patrick Chandler Named Director Of Development For Disciples Benevolent Services

Disciples Benevolent Services has named Patrick D. Chandler as Director of Development. Chandler, an ordained Disciples minister, will work on fundraising and cultivating donors and relationships for Disciples Benevolent Services. Dick Savage, who has been the organization’s development director since 1984, will mentor Chandler, who will work out of Bethlehem, Ga., where he resides. "These […]

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Disciples Urge Congress To Take Action On Global Climate Change

Disciples are among those who have sent letters to each U.S. Senator urging elected officials to take steps this year to address the global climate crisis. As a faith community, Disciples believe God calls us to be stewards of his creation. The letter stresses that Disciples have worked with a variety of ecumenical and interfaith […]

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Quadrennial Assembly Registration Discount Closes On March 31

Disciples women are making plans to gather for worship, study and mission June 23-27 in Greensboro, N.C., for the 14th Quadrennial Assembly. But remember to register soon to take advantage of registration discounts. The early rate of $375 will end March 31. On April 1, registration will cost $400. Among a host of other activities […]

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Deadline To Apply For HELM Leadership Fellows Program Extended To April 30

April 30 is the new deadline for college-bound students who want to sharpen their church leadership potential by participating in the Higher Education Leadership Ministries (HELM) Leadership Fellows Program. The HELM Leadership Fellows Program nurtures college students for transformational leadership in the church and the wider human community. If you know a student whom you […]

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Association Of Disciples Intentional Interim Ministers To Host Minister Training

The Association of Disciples Intentional Interim Ministers will host The Intentional Interim Minister training Sept. 20-24 at Christmount Christian Assembly in Black Mountain, N.C. The training will be provided by the Interim Ministry Network Inc. and is designed for those who have already completed the "Fundamentals of Transitional Ministry" training or its equivalent. Applicants must […]

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