Disciples News Service

Archive: May 2011

Northwest Christian University students exhibit creativity and excellence

Creativity and excellence from some of the brightest minds in the American Northwest were on full display April 27 at the third annual Academic Creativity and Excellence (ACE) Day at Northwest Christian University. Several exhibits showcased what was achieved by Northwest Christian University students through research during the school year. The presentations included capstone and […]

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Posted on May 5, 2011
Filed under: Higher Education
Pacific School of Religion Summer Session more than courses

The 2011 summer session at Pacific School of Religion promises to be more than just classroom instruction. PSR will offer more than 20 courses during summer session, which takes place July 5-Aug. 12. Leadership, religion, spirituality, and theology will be among the courses offered. There also will be activities happening on campus over much of […]

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Life, Hope and Love

The death of Osama Bin Laden gives rise to conflicting emotions. There’s a kind of relief – even gladness – that he’s finally out of the picture.  There is a sense of completion that a goal, long set, is now accomplished – maybe that’s partly where the celebrations have come from.  There’s renewed sadness as memories of 9/11 come flooding back – I can’t imagine what it’s like for the people who lost loved ones in the attacks, who live with these memories every single day.  There’s renewed gratitude for the people who were the first responders on 9/11.  Gratitude for those who stepped up to answer their nation’s call to respond in the various ways, right or wrong, our leaders have felt necessary.

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Posted on May 4, 2011
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Talent 4 the House rocks Nashville Disciples April 7

The fourth annual “Talent for the House” for Disciples Divinity House at Vanderbilt was again an incredible night of food, music, fellowship, and fun. The event gathered 200 Disciples from almost every Disciple congregation in Nashville. The crowd enjoyed chili, bid on a silent auction, and listened to the musical talents of Disciple students, as […]

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Bosnian choir receives international peace award

A Bosnian interreligious choir that has spread a message of hope and peace around the world – including to Disciples congregations – has received the Pax Christi International Peace Award for 2011. The Pontanima Interfaith Choir, comprised of 130 men and women of different religions, ages, occupations and ethnic backgrounds, received the award in Vukovar, […]

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