Disciples News Service

Category: Resources

Association of Disciple Musicians to meet July 17-22

by Alice Chaney The Association of Disciple Musicians 55th annual conference will be held on the campus of the University of Evansville, IN, July 17-22.  This year’s theme is “Weave Us Together.”  Dr. Terry York, George W. Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor University, will lead the daily worship services and early morning worship seminars.  Each daily […]

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Posted on June 27, 2016
Filed under: General, Resources
Christmount dear to Disciples

Christmount was founded in 1948 as the retreat grounds for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Since its beginnings, Christmount has been closely related to the Disciples, reporting to the General Board through Disciples Home Missions, with whom it has a covenantal relationship. Christmount receives some funding from Disciples Mission Fund. The DHM Board has […]

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Green Chalice offers tips for lighter impact

On April 12, Disciples Home Missions hosted other Disciple Center staff for a celebration of Earth Day with everything from fun facts to gummi worms and beautiful plants. Green Chalice provided the following ideas for living a little “greener.” 16 Things You Can Do To Walk More Gently on the Earth Carry your own cup […]

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Posted on April 13, 2016
Filed under: General, General Ministries, Resources
Open-carry laws bring questions

As laws change regarding gun controls, open-carry and more, congregations may be starting or continuing discussions on these issues. The participants in the 2015 General Assembly in Columbus spoke to the issue of gun violence in GA 1521. The final section of that resolution reads: FINALLY, BE IT RESOLVED that congregations within the Christian Church […]

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Posted on January 5, 2016
Filed under: General, Resources
No longer lost in translation: Historic anti-racism training for Korean Disciples pastors

  by Rev. April Johnson, minister of reconciliation Anti-Racism Training is no longer lost in translation for Disciples Korean pastors of the Pacific Southwest Region. After one full year of research and translation as well as two years of planning, Pastors Young Lan Kim and Rev. Jun Yang conducted the first Anti-Racism training event for […]

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Posted on December 14, 2015
Filed under: Congregations, General, Regions, Resources
Resources for congregations: Ferguson grand jury decision

Emotions are raw in the wake of the Ferguson grand jury decision involving the death of Michael Brown. People feel unheard, threatened and confused. As we seek to be a movement for wholeness in a broken and fragmented world, our call is to open our churches as places of dialogue and action. Our challenge is […]

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