Disciples News Service

Category: Young Adult

Babel Table brings young adult Disciples together

The first gathering of the "Babel Table: from Tower to Table, in New Orleans on Dec. 16-19, 2010 underscored the value and vision of bringing together Disciples young adults in seeking to understand what it means to become a truly multicultural and inclusive church. Fifteen young adult Disciples, engaged in a hands-on mission experience by […]

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Posted on February 24, 2011
Filed under: Young Adult, Youth
This Valentine's day, Bethany students have the 'invisible' in mind

A group of Bethany College students will be thinking about ways to show love and concern to children thousands of miles away this Valentine’s Day. The school’s Sophomore Class Council will celebrate the traditionally romantic holiday by hosting a fundraising dinner to benefit Invisible Children, an organization which helps improve the lives of war-affected children […]

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Posted on February 10, 2011
Filed under: Higher Education, Young Adult, Youth
Souper Bowl of Caring gears up for another campaign

As the Packers and Steelers prepare to battle it out for the NFL championship on Feb. 6, Super Bowl Sunday, tens of thousands of people will be taking on another opponent in the meantime – hunger. Disciples will once again participate in the "Souper Bowl of Caring" in the weeks leading up to and on […]

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Posted on January 27, 2011
Filed under: Young Adult, Youth
NAPAD youth winter retreat results in young converts

Organizers of the North American Pacific/Asian Disciples (NAPAD) Youth Winter Retreat were pleased with the outcome of their meeting, where six youth professed a faith in Jesus Christ for the first time. The gathering took place December 27-30, 2010, at the Mission Spring Christian Camp in Scotts Valley, California. About 30 youth, 10 college students, […]

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Posted on January 18, 2011
Filed under: Young Adult, Youth
Young adults will explore inclusiveness through "Babel Table" experiences

A major initiative involving young adult Disciples will allow then to explore inclusiveness and how best to become a truly multicultural church. The program is called "Babel Table: from Tower to Table" and seeks to engage participants in hands-on mission through work trips. Forty-two young adult Disciples have been selected for the programs which will […]

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Posted on December 9, 2010
Filed under: Young Adult, Youth
North American Pacific/Asian Disciples Youth Leadership Retreat set for Dec. 27

The North American Pacific/Asian Disciples (NAPAD) Youth Winter Leadership Retreat will take place Dec. 27-30 at the picturesque Mission Spring Christian Camps and Conference Center in Scotts Valley, Calif. The keynote speaker will be Sandhya Rani Jha, pastor of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Oakland, Calif. Jha recently published Room at the Table: […]

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Posted on November 30, 2010
Filed under: Young Adult, Youth
Missouri School of Religion conference to explore 'rethinking youth ministry'

Are mainline churches experiencing a "ghettoization" of youth within the church? What can congregations do to better engage their youth, who are sometimes segregated to a particular room, where they engage in ministry in isolation from the rest of the church? A conference entitled "Rethinking Youth Ministry," will take place Oct. 29-30 in Jefferson City, […]

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Posted on October 29, 2010
Filed under: Higher Education, Young Adult, Youth
An Invitation to Young Adult Disciples: "The Babel Table: from Tower to Table"

"The Babel Table: from Tower to Table" is a program that will bring together 12-15 Disciples young adults to participate in a hands-on mission and learning experience through a series of work trips to three different Disciples mission centers across the United States: West Side Ministry in New Orleans (December 15-19, 2010); Romero Centre in […]

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Posted on October 7, 2010
Filed under: Ecumenical, Young Adult, Youth
Committee requests church participation in General Minister and President questionnaire

Disciples are invited to participate in an online questionnaire that evaluates the ministry of General Minister and President Sharon Watkins, as well as seeks information about the Church’s hopes and goals for the next six years. Please visit www.disciples.org and click on Review/Search and Call Committee to take the questionnaire. During the 2010 General Board […]

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