Disciples News Service

Archive: February 2012

Association of Disciples Musicians to meet in Tulsa

The 51st annual conference of the Association of Disciple Musicians (ADM) will be held at First Christian Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma, July 21- 26. Clinicians include the Rev. Nancy Pittman, worship clinician, from Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa; Tim Sharp, choral clinician and executive director of the American Choral Directors’ Association; Herb Buffington, organ clinician […]

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Posted on February 23, 2012
Filed under: Resources
Internships for seminarians available with Global Ministries

DOM/Global Ministries is providing two summer internships for Disciples seminarians. Interns will engage with a variety of programs within Global Ministries and will go on an overseas pilgrimage to visit some global partners. The internships will emphasize “critical presence” — meeting God’s people and creation at the point of deepest need spiritually, physically, emotionally, or […]

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Filed under: Overseas Ministries
DHM offers Lenten study resource

Disciples Home Missions is offering The Season of Lent, a free resource written by the Revs. Betty Miller Green and Irvin W. Green, who is transitional pastor at Fifth Christian Church in Cleveland, Ohio. The work contains a description of the season, a glossary of Lenten terms, and daily meditations. The Season of Lent is […]

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Filed under: General Ministries, Resources
Fund for Theological Education names Adams as VP

The Rev. Lori Adams has joined The Fund for Theological Education (FTE) as its vice president of program. She serves as a member of FTE’s senior leadership team, with responsibility for leading program strategies and managing the FTE teams serving fellowships, congregational outreach, faith-based volunteer programs and alumni relations and development. Adams, a Disciples minister, […]

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Posted on February 16, 2012
Filed under: People
Cummins to headline Bethany College Founder

The Rev. D. Duane Cummins, noted Disciples church historian and author, will be the featured speaker at the Founder’s Day Convocation at Bethany College on March 1. Cummins was Bethany’s president from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. This year’s Founder’s Day celebration marks 172 years since the college was established by Alexander Campbell, one […]

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Filed under: Higher Education, People
Express yourself in survey

As the General Board prepares for the work during their April 21-24, 2012 meeting, they are asking for your help. Please click on one of the links below to take a five-minute survey regarding “Why the Church Gathers.” Please only take the survey once. Thank you! English: http://conta.cc/zWT3BsSpanish: http://conta.cc/ybcCLi

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Conversation broadens at last month

The Christian Unity Summit, held January 10-11 in Baltimore, brought together 27 church leaders from African American, Catholic, Evangelical, historic Protestant, Orthodox and Pentecostal perspectives. Many of the church communions participate in at least one of four ecumenical organizations: Christian Churches Together in the USA (CCT), Churches Uniting in Christ (CUiC), the National Council of […]

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Filed under: Ecumenical
Freedom Sunday brings attention to human trafficking

Human trafficking is rampant throughout the world, including the United States. Disciples Women are encouraging action and awareness particularly on Freedom Sunday on February 26. For resources including a statement from General Minister and President Sharon Watkins, go to www.discipleshomemissions.org/Women

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Minneapolis Disciples, UCC, Lutherans launch shared ministry

Three Minneapolis congregations — First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Salem English Lutheran (ELCA) and Lyndale United Church of Christ — are sharing one building. The SpringHouse Ministry Center, formerly home to the Lutheran congregation, hosted an open house February 4 and is holding a worship service on March 25 to dedicate the shared facility. […]

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Filed under: Congregations, Ecumenical