Disciples News Service

Category: General Ministries

Former exchange student called to serve Refugee and Immigration Ministries

The Reverend Ronald J. Degges, President of Disciples Home Missions (DHM), has announced that Matthew Walters has been called as the Refugee and Immigration Ministries (RIM) Intern.  Walters will serve part time from August 1, to December 31, 2011, following the retirements of Jennifer Riggs, Director of RIM, and Linda Williamson, Program Assistant for Resettlement […]

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Posted on June 29, 2011
Filed under: General Ministries
Disciples Home Missions Partners with Kentucky Green Chalice Ministry

Royal blue skies, forest-green trees, and rich, dark soil. The Earth’s bare beauty can be at times breathtaking. While the preserving of the world’s magnificence presents a significant challenge to it peoples, the Christian Church In Kentucky’s Green Chalice ministry seems up to the task of leading the way among Disciples. The Kentucky Region of […]

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Posted on June 15, 2011
Filed under: General Ministries, Regions
Major campaign underway to support Colorado Home for Abused and At-risk Children

It heals the wounds of abused, neglected and abandoned children that others cannot see. Its programs build trust, offer support, and encourage loving, healthy and caring relationships. It teaches youths just how precious they really are. Those are among the reasons that the Tennyson Center for Children at Colorado Christian Home has embarked upon a […]

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Posted on June 2, 2011
Filed under: General Ministries
Tana Liu-Beers joins Disciples Home Missions staff as Immigration Counsel

The Reverend Ronald J. Degges, President of Disciples Homes Missions (DHM), has announced that Tana Liu-Beers has been called as Immigration Counsel for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).  This new half-time position, located in DHM, is being funded by multiple General Ministries, Racial/Ethnic Ministries, and Regions of the Disciples.  The Immigration Counsel will work […]

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Posted on May 23, 2011
Filed under: General Ministries
Foundation to honor California congregation at General Assembly

First Christian Church of North Hollywood, Calif., has been named the 2011 recipient of the James P. Johnson Stewardship Award by the Board of Directors of the Christian Church Foundation because of its tremendous support of outreach ministries and financial stewardship. The award will be presented during the foundation’s banquet at the General Assembly in […]

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Posted on May 19, 2011
Filed under: Congregations, General Ministries