Disciples News Service

Archive: February 2012

Help transform Christmount during Week of Wonder work camp

Christmount’s Week of Wonder is a mission opportunity for adults to help prepare the facility and grounds for the summer camp and conference season. This year’s Week of Wonder will be held May 27-June 1. The cost is $140. Christmount Christian Assembly is located in Black Mountain, North Carolina. For more information, or to register […]

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Posted on February 8, 2012
Filed under: Resources
Two Disciples congregations receive national honor as 'Interfaith Engaged' congregations

First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Eugene, Ore., and Community Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Tempe, Ariz., are two of five congregations honored as “model interfaith engaged congregations” by the National Council of Churches.  David Leslie, Executive Director of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, presented the award for First Christian Church to the congregation on […]

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Filed under: Congregations
South Carolina Disciples bridge racial divide

Two groups of Disciples in South Carolina — one African American, one Caucasian — will soon become one, concluding more than 100 years of existence as separate entities. The predominantly white Assembly churches and the predominantly African American Convention churches are in the process of combining their governance structures, following the decision by the Convention’s […]

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Posted on February 7, 2012
Filed under: Regions