I’ve made it known that soon I’ll be issuing a pastoral letter in response to the recent reports of children, teens and young adults dying by suicide. As I work to craft a letter worthy of sending to the church at large, let me express a few quick thoughts here.
Archives for October 2010
A special invitation is extended to Disciples that will allow them to become part of General Assembly worship even before the 2011 Assembly in Nashville, Tenn., begins. Disciples are asked to make stoles for the Assembly, whose theme is "Tell It!" and which takes place July 9-13. Disciples and/or their congregations can make the stoles, […]
Jon L. Berquist has been named the new president of Disciples Seminary Foundation. Berquist was approved by the Board of Trustees at their Oct. 21, 2010 meeting after an extensive search by the DSF Executive Search Committee. Berquist grew up in First Christian Church, Ventura, Calif. and is an ordained Disciples minister. He received a […]
With Human Rights Day upcoming on Dec. 10, Disciples Justice Action Network (DJAN), is urging Disciples and other supporters to remember the importance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on the weekend of Dec. 10-12. DJAN also is encouraging Disciples to integrate into their worship and other activities a commitment to end torture forever […]
David Owen, former Global Ministries missionary and current Global Ministries Associate for Resource Development, is leading a group of seven Disciples on a pilgrimage to the Democratic Republic of Congo where they are visiting the Disciples of Christ Community in Congo (CDCC). Half of the group is made up of members of the Disciples Amateur […]
The Thanksgiving Special Day Offering supports students who choose Disciples higher educational institutions to further their education. At the 21 theological institutions, universities, and colleges related to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), students discover vast opportunities to educate the heart, the mind, and the soul. Student and campus ministry programs provide more than worship […]