Disciples News Service

Archive: July 2010

Former president of Historical Society, James Seale, dies

James M. Seale, president emeritus of the Disciples of Christ Historical Society, has died. Seale, a native of Middleboro, Ky., died June 27 in Hopkinsville, Ky. He was 79. Seal was ordained at Pond Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Madison County, Ky., in 1951. He served on numerous boards across the life of the […]

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Posted on July 8, 2010
Filed under: Obituaries
Missouri School of Religion offers parish nurse course

A week-long basic preparation course designed for nurses serving in a parish/faith community is set for Aug. 9-13 at the Regional Mission Center of the Disciples of Christ in Jefferson City, Mo. Sponsored by the Missouri School of Religion, the course itinerary includes prayer and daily devotion, and covers such topics as "Health, Healing and […]

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Filed under: Higher Education
Earthquake scrubs Indiana church

"’Tis a lesson you should heed, try, try again. If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again," goes the proverb first written by American educator Thomas H. Palmer. Members of Allisonville Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Indianapolis can relate to the meaning of Palmer’s maxim. Sixteen members of Allisonville Christian Church were two […]

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Posted on July 7, 2010
Filed under: Congregations, Overseas Ministries
Disciples women gather in North Carolina for the 2010 Quadrennial Assembly

(Greensboro, NC – DNS) – The spirits of Disciples women were renewed, refreshed, and ‘awakened’ during the 2010 Quadrennial Assembly (QA) held June 23-27 in Greensboro, N.C. Nearly 2000 women from the United States and Canada joined with several of their international sisters to celebrate God’s presence among them. Worship, Bible study, community projects, workshops […]

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Filed under: People