Disciples News Service

Category: Regions

Indiana Disciples Pastors To Participate In Leadership Program

An Indiana-based pastoral leadership program is fortunate to have three Disciples pastors selected for the program. It was announced in the Jan. 7 DNS that Nathan Day Wilson, Senior Minister at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Shelbyville, Ind. was part of the program. In addition, Jennifer Steele-Lantis, Associate Minister at Southport Christian Church […]

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Posted on February 6, 2009
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Gulf Coast Takes Another Beating; Work Groups Needed

Hurricane Ike swept through the Gulf Coast last month with 110 mile per hour sustained winds and a deadly storm surge. The hurricane caused billions of dollars in damage, including damage to several Disciples churches. The Office of Disciples Volunteering and the Coastal Plains Area office of the Christian Church in the Southwest Region have […]

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Posted on October 23, 2008
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Southwest Region Churches Struggle To Recover From Ike

Disciples are responding to the devastation brought on by Hurricane Ike in communities around the country. Week of Compassion has sent grants to several churches in Texas and Louisiana that took the brunt of Ike’s fury. Last week, a $3,500 grant was issued to First Christian Church in Orange, Texas, and a $5,000 grant to […]

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Posted on September 25, 2008
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Chalice Camp 2008 Planned For Ministers In Training

Space is still available to attend Chalice Camp 2008 for anyone who is preparing for licensed or ordained ministry, any minister new to the Disciples of Christ and those learning ministry in a new context. The retreat will be held Oct. 17-19 at Barbee Christian Camp in northern Indiana and will be hosted by seminarians […]

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Southwest Region Offers Discounted Language Learning Program

The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the Southwest has created a unique opportunity for Disciples everywhere to learn new languages. Through a partnership with the Rosetta Stone online language learning center, the region is offering a discounted rate to purchase Rosetta Stone services.

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Posted on August 21, 2008
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