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'New Day' Magazine Writers Share Accounts Of Answered Prayer

The latest issue of "New Day" magazine focuses attention on insights into biblical examples of answers to prayers. In a featured theme "I called… God answered… I am changed," several women, including Betty Brewer-Calvert, LaTaunya Bynum, Kaye Edwards, Mary Jacobs, Sandhya Jha, Stephanie McLemore, Cathy Myers Wirt, and Lorette Waggoner share their stories of answered […]

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Posted on November 6, 2008
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Disciples Intentional Interim Ministers Association Formed

A new fellowship of Disciples clergy has been established called the Association of Disciples Intentional Interim Ministers (ADIIM). It was formed after several Disciples attended the Interim Ministry Network’s 28th Annual Conference, which took place in St. Charles, Ill., in May. Ordained Disciples ministers, who are called to serve churches when there is a pastoral […]

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Disciples Center for Public Witness Sends Out Non-Partisan Election Resources

As part of Project FAITHFUL CITIZENSHIP, the Disciples Center for Public Witness (CENTER) has teamed up with a grassroots network, a flagship congregation, and a general unit of the church to produce and then distribute information about nonpartisan election resources to Disciples ministers and other church leaders throughout the nation. With the help of the Disciples […]

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Posted on October 28, 2008
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'Kids To Kids' Program Expands To Include Local Mission Projects

Does your congregation have a mission or outreach project that serves children in your local community? Would you like for this project to have broader exposure and support? If so, KIDS to KIDS is expanding to include mission projects of local Disciples and UCC congregations. The projects must serve children in the wider community. The […]

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Posted on October 23, 2008
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Economic Stabilization Act Includes IRA Charitable Distribution Provision

President Bush has signed the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, which extends for 2008 and 2009 an expired provision permitting IRA owners, age 70½ and older, to make distributions to qualified charities of up to $100,000 per year (Tax Extenders and Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2008, H.R. 1424). Ruth Weaver, Christian Church […]

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Posted on October 9, 2008
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Ecumenical Stewardship Center Continues To Provide Disciple Churches With Annual Campaign Materials

The Ecumenical Stewardship Center has long been the source of stewardship materials for Disciples. ESC is committed to providing materials that help congregations grow in their understanding of Christian stewardship. Congregations may order their 2008 theme materials, bulletin inserts, giving cards, and other supplies directly through the Ecumenical Stewardship Center at 1-800-835-5671 or visit their […]

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