The Administrative Committee (AC) met in Indianapolis in late October. The fall meeting of the Administrative Committee tends to focus on matters related to its duties as the board of the Office of the General Minister and President (OGMP). Following opening worship and relationship building, the attendees engaged in a redeveloped orientation process. As the Board of […]
Archives for October 2012
The National Benevolent Association (NBA) of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) announces the conclusion of its current “Chaplaincy care” program on November 30, 2012. Initiated in 2008, the “Chaplaincy care” ministry program was created in partnership with Disciples regions and a select number of older adult residential facilities. Additionally, a chaplain was called to […]
Of all human groups, the church should be the most comforting for the hurting. After all, we are called by God to be welcoming, caring and nurturing. The turmoil in many congregations and denominations over sexual abuse shows in stark relief the results of trust broken. In Nashville in 2011, the General Assembly passed Resolution […]
Gather with other “seasoned” ministers and spouses for a time of conversation, learning and relaxation at the Christian Church Conference Center in Silver Springs, Fla. Dr. Jim Johnson will be the special speaker. See flyer for details.
On Sept. 29, Project IMPACT and the Compton/Watts Interfaith Collaborative were joined by a coalition of agencies with the Million Father March in our 4th Annual Back to School Celebration. The celebration began with a march from the Watts-Willlowbrook Boys and Girls Club in Watts and ended at Mona Park in the City of Compton. […]
Rev. Ronald J. Degges, president of Disciples Home Missions, announces the appointment of the Rev. Dr. Sharon Stanley as Director of Refugee and Immigration Ministries for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), effective January 1, 2013. Stanley will be located in Washington, D.C., at the National City Christian Church, and will be working in partnership […]