Disciples News Service

Category: Higher Education

Free Special Day Offering materials available to order

As you prepare for 2020, update your order for free Special Day Offering materials! For each Special Day Offering (Easter, Pentecost, Thanksgiving, and Christmas), the following materials are available to order on the Disciples Mission Fund website: Bulletin inserts (come in packs of 50) Offering envelopes (come in packs of 50; shipped twice a year […]

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Lexington Theological Seminary opens search for chair in pastoral leadership

Lexington Theological Seminary invites applications for the Donald and Lillian Nunnelly Chair in Pastoral Leadership. Its incumbent will hold a terminal degree in Congregational Studies, Pastoral Leadership, or Practical Theology, with proven experience in congregational leadership in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) or in the United Church of Christ, with deep and significant experience […]

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Posted on November 26, 2019
Filed under: General Church Positions, Higher Education
Phillips Theological Seminary searches for Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean

JOB DESCRIPTION Summary The Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean at Phillips Theological Seminary is the chief academic officer of the institution and as such holds a critical and unique position in the seminary’s governance as it is shared by the board of trustees, the administration, and the faculty. This person also interfaces with […]

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Posted on November 21, 2019
Filed under: General Church Positions, Higher Education
Disciples Seminary Foundation announces search for interim president

Announcement of Search Process for DSF Interim President and Job Description The Disciples Seminary Foundation Board of Trustees has begun the search process for the position of Interim President. The President is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Liaison Officer of the Corporation, and serves to provide organizational, operational and educational oversight for Disciples Seminary Foundation’s […]

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Posted on November 5, 2019
Filed under: Ecumenical, General Church Positions, Higher Education
HELM Leadership Fellows visit Colombia

This reflection originally appeared on the Higher Education & Leadership Ministries (HELM) website. The HELM Leadership Fellows Program is for undergraduate students who are part of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The program aims to develop leaders through an intentional focus on four major areas. The first year of the program focuses on community […]

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Posted on October 30, 2019
Filed under: General Ministries, Higher Education, Overseas Ministries, Young Adult
HELM celebrates another school year at Disciples institutions

This collection originally appeared on the Higher Education & Leadership Ministries (HELM) website. A new academic year has begun and, for Disciples-related colleges and universities, there is much to celebrate and share! New buildings opening, record incoming classes, changes in leadership, and much more: Barton College welcomed 325 first-year students, the largest incoming class since […]

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The importance of authenticity in leadership: a conversation with Richie Sanchez

This interview originally appeared on the Higher Education & Leadership Ministries (HELM) website. The Disciples Leadership Institute (DLI) brings together emerging Disciples leaders, seeking to deepen understanding and develop relationships across perceived boundaries of race, culture and language. This month a past DLI participant, Richie Sanchez, who has just recently been called to serve as […]

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Filed under: General Ministries, Higher Education, Resources
Reconciliation grant funds DDH Chicago’s Constructive Theologies Project

“What is race and how is it theological? Is safety a theological matter; how does it relate to justice?” Thanks to a grant from Reconciliation Ministry, a group of young adult leaders from across the Church (at Claremont School of Theology, Christian Theological Seminary, DDH-Chicago, DDH-Vanderbilt, Disciples Seminary Foundation, the University of Montreal, and Yale […]

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Posted on September 27, 2019
Filed under: General Ministries, Higher Education, Young Adult
Phillips Theological Seminary searches for homiletics, worship faculty

Faculty Position in Homiletics and Worship: Phillips Theological Seminary Beginning July 1, 2020 Phillips Theological Seminary Mission Statement: The seminary’s mission is to learn and teach how to be: attentive to God; responsible biblical and theological interpreters; faithful individuals, congregations, and communities acting with God to transform the world. Purpose of Position: The person who […]

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Posted on September 25, 2019
Filed under: General Church Positions, Higher Education
Phillips Theological Seminary searches for pastoral care faculty

Faculty Position in Pastoral Care: Phillips Theological Seminary Beginning July 1, 2020 Phillips Theological Seminary Mission Statement: The seminary’s mission is to learn and teach how to be: attentive to God; responsible biblical and theological interpreters; faithful individuals, congregations, and communities acting with God to transform the world. Purpose of Position The person who fills […]

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