Disciples News Service

Archive: April 2012

D.A.R.E. TO LEAD April 28 and 29 in two Virginia locations

The Virginia 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 information […]

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Posted on April 24, 2012
Filed under: Congregations, Regions
Disciples Home Missions announces position openings

The Ministry Team for Family and Children’s Ministries, a three-position team, is being formed. Two part-time positions with benefits will begin Aug. 1 and one part-time position will begin January 2013. The Ministry Team is responsible for the development and implementation of program for educational ministry which nurtures and supports the physical, social, emotional, and […]

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Filed under: General Ministries
Lifelong Disciple honored with endowment to end hunger

Louise Johnson was born on Easter Sunday in 1909 while her father, a Disciples pastor, Reverend Marcellus Ely, was preaching. She turned 103 on April 11. A member of First Christian Church, Vallejo, Calif., for most of her adult life, she has been a life-long advocate for hands-on justice and peacemaking, especially when God’s people […]

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Posted on April 17, 2012
Filed under: Ecumenical, People
Dean Daisy Machado, Union Theological Seminary, receives El Diario Destacadas Award

Each year El Diario/La Prensa honors some of the New York City area’s most successful and influential Latinas making great strides in corporate, business, entertainment, sports and community arenas. This year the publication honored Rev. Dr. Daisy Machado, dean of academic affairs and professor of church history at Union Theological Seminary. The El Diario article […]

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Filed under: Higher Education, People
General Assembly resolution is driving Disciples Women

Having resolved to declare its opposition to human trafficking and encourage member, congregations, etc., to engage in education and advocacy efforts to end human trafficking as well as to protect victims, the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada has taken steps forward in living out the adoption of this resolution. […]

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Filed under: General Assembly, Resources