Disciples News Service

Archive: May 2011

Tana Liu-Beers joins Disciples Home Missions staff as Immigration Counsel

The Reverend Ronald J. Degges, President of Disciples Homes Missions (DHM), has announced that Tana Liu-Beers has been called as Immigration Counsel for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).  This new half-time position, located in DHM, is being funded by multiple General Ministries, Racial/Ethnic Ministries, and Regions of the Disciples.  The Immigration Counsel will work […]

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Posted on May 23, 2011
Filed under: General Ministries
Foundation to honor California congregation at General Assembly

First Christian Church of North Hollywood, Calif., has been named the 2011 recipient of the James P. Johnson Stewardship Award by the Board of Directors of the Christian Church Foundation because of its tremendous support of outreach ministries and financial stewardship. The award will be presented during the foundation’s banquet at the General Assembly in […]

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Posted on May 19, 2011
Filed under: Congregations, General Ministries
Jump in; the fishing is great, and theology to boot!

An annual camping trip in Wyoming started by two Disciples three years ago has resulted in more than old fish tales. For many years, Don Sarton, who retires June 30 as Vice President of the Christian Church Foundation (Mountain West Zone), presented estate planning workshops at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Sheridan, Wyo. […]

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Filed under: People, Resources
Jarvis alumni launch million dollar fundraising campaign

The Jarvis Christian College National Alumni Association (JCCNA) has launched a campaign to raise $1 million in support of student scholarships and retention. Entitled the "Million Dollar Baby Campaign," the fund-raising initiative was begun under the theme "Imagining the possibilities, one learner at a time." The alumni association will use the money to benefit the […]

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Filed under: Higher Education
Welsh Keynote Address Prompts a National

PITTSBURGH, May 14, 2011 – The Rev. Robert Welsh, ecumenical officer for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), challenged participants at the 2011 National Workshop on Christian Unity to name and claim unity as essential to the credibility of the church’s witness to the gospel in today’s society and world. In his keynote address, Welsh […]

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Posted on May 18, 2011
Filed under: Ecumenical