Disciples News Service

Archive: January 2012

Disciples for the Dream worship service honors Dr. King

The 22nd renewal of the Disciples for the Dream Community Worship Service honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be held January 15 at 6 p.m. at Central Christian Church, 205 East Short Street, Lexington, Ky. This year’s speaker is the Rev. Mack McCarter, founder and coordinator of Community Renewal International (CRI). First […]

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Posted on January 12, 2012
Filed under: Congregations
Retired chaplains encouraged to reconnect

The Disciples Home Missions Chaplains Office is looking to reconnect with retired chaplains. If you are a retired chaplain and would like to stay connected, please forward your contact information to Anne Marie Moyars at amoyars@dhm.disciples.org. For more about DHM’s Chaplains Office, visit: www.discipleshomemissions.org/pages/CV-Chaplains

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ADM to hold annual summer conference

Plans are already underway for the 51st Annual Summer Conference of the Association of Disciple Musicians (ADM), which will be held in Tulsa, Okla., at First Christian Church from July 21-25. A wonderful slate of clinicians will guide the attendees through choral, hand bell, organ and traditional/emerging worship activities. Complete ADM information and conference details […]

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Missouri School of Religion offers courses for pastors, leaders

The Missouri School of Religion is offering several online and onsite Certificate in Pastoral Ministry (CPM) courses this spring. Topics include church conflict management, biblical history and interpretation, preaching, and equipping churches for mission. Classes are open to everyone, including laypersons and licensed, commissioned, or ordained clergy. For more information on the CPM program and […]

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NBA calls new vice president of church ministries

The National Benevolent Association (NBA) is pleased to announce the calling of the Rev. Rebecca Hale to serve as vice president of church ministries. Hale will join the staff in February and will be responsible for developing collaborative relationships with congregations and regions that further advance health and social service ministries. In addition, she will […]

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Filed under: General Ministries, People
D.A.R.E. To Lead

The North Carolina region, in partnership with Hope Partnership for Missional Transformation, invites pastors and key church leaders to a two-hour learning station experience to find out about how participation in a comprehensive process for transformational leadership development can lead to new vitality for your congregation. There is no charge for this introduction. For more, […]

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Sharon Watkins to preach on

General Minister and President Sharon E. Watkins is the featured preacher January 15 on “Day 1” with host Peter Wallace, the nationally syndicated ecumenical radio program also accessible online at Day1.org. “Day 1” has been broadcast every week for nearly 67 years. Featuring preachers from mainline denominations, the show is currently distributed to more than […]

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Scott Foundation sets 2012 grant application deadline

The deadline for applications from Disciples general and regional ministries and higher education institutions for 2012 grants from the Oreon E. Scott Foundation is April 2, 2012. The Scott Foundation, created in 1950 by St. Louis businessman and church leader Oreon E. Scott, has granted in excess of $4 million to the Christian Church (Disciples […]

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Posted on January 11, 2012
Filed under: Resources