Gracious and ever creating GodWe come to you today with hearts full of griefWe have longed to gather in-personand in your namebut our care for your people is too greatand the risk is too So, we come to you O Godour rock and our redeemerfor comfort and guidanceO Dios, plant our feet firmly in next […]
Office of the General Minister and President
First Vice Moderator Stephanie Kendell offers this prayer of grief for the cancelling of the 2021 General Assembly. Gracious and ever creating God We come to you today with hearts full of grief We have longed to gather in-person and in your name but our care for your people is too great and the risk […]
Dear Church: We write to you in unprecedented times to share some unprecedented news: In a special called meeting of the General Board of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) via Zoom on Sunday, July 19, 2020, the board voted to cancel the 2021 General Assembly originally scheduled for July 31-Aug. 4, 2021, in Louisville, […]
I’ve always found it strange the way that one word can have two very different meanings, especially when the meanings seem almost antithetical. For example, I can dust a shelf to remove dust or dust a cake with sugar to add it; I can impose sanctions to penalize another or sanction an action to signal […]
In a virtual business session on Aug. 15, 2020, the 26th Biennial Session of the National Convocation of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) presented the Rev. Yvonne Gilmore as the interim administrative secretary. Gilmore follows the 17-year tenure of Rev. Dr. Timothy James who is retiring in December. Gilmore is currently the associate dean […]
Turnout Sunday/Lawyers & Collars will recruit and equip pastors and church-based lawyers to provide a moral and legal presence, at polling sites of vulnerable voters. In a partnership with the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, pastors and church-based lawyers will participate in September and October Election Protection Webinars by registering via www.turnoutsunday.com.