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Category: General Assembly

Record a prayer for General Assembly chapel

The 2013 General Assembly theme is “Lord, Teach Us To Pray.” To engage and involve all segments of the General Church, the Chapel Committee invites anyone who is interested in producing a video reflection on the theme. The video clips will be played throughout the day during the Assembly in the Chapel. Following each meditation […]

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Posted on February 19, 2013
Filed under: General Assembly
Youth can get prepared for General Assembly with study

Disciples youth and youth-group leaders can get a head start on this summer’s General Assembly with a new four-part curriculum program now available from Chalice Press. The curriculum, “Putting It Together: Preparing for General Assembly and Figuring Out Where You Fit In,” was written by Lee Yates, a Disciples pastor who has been active in […]

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Posted on February 12, 2013
Filed under: General Assembly, Resources, Young Adult, Youth
General Assembly resolutions due Jan. 14

The deadline for resolutions for the 2013 General Assembly in Orlando is January 14, 2013.  Resolutions may be submitted by e-mail or mail to the Office of General Minister and President, Attn:  Beth Sullivan, PO Box 1986, Indianapolis, IN 46206, e-mail bsullivan@disciples.org . Call Beth Sullivan, Executive Assistant to the General Minister and President at […]

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Posted on November 6, 2012
Filed under: Congregations, General Assembly
Report: Administrative Committee Oct. 26, 27

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 […]

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Posted on October 31, 2012
Filed under: General Assembly, Office of the General Minister and President
Nashville General Assembly named the "2011 Music City Star Performer"

The Nashville General Assembly was named the 2011 Music City Star Performer. The program by the Nashville convention bureau recognizes organizations and their meeting planners who exemplify a spirit of service and social responsibility. Many planners were recognized for incorporation of volunteer service and donation collection but the Christian Church “raised the bar and stood […]

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Posted on October 2, 2012
Filed under: General Assembly, Office of the General Minister and President
Poverty in America

The Line documents the stories of people across the country living at or below the poverty line. They have goals. They have children. They work hard. They are people like you and me. From Chicago’s suburbs and west side to the Gulf Coast to North Carolina, millions of Americans are struggling every day to make it […]

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Posted on September 18, 2012
Filed under: Ecumenical, General Assembly, Resources
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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Posted on April 17, 2012
Filed under: General Assembly, Resources