Disciples News Service

Category: Young Adult

Oregon Disciples Teen Organizes Community Garden

Oregon Disciples teen Vanessa Gorski is completing a senior high year that she won’t soon forget. Vanessa organized a community garden as her senior project. The garden consists of 16 raised beds located on her church’s property, First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Medford, Ore. Some of the produce grown there will benefit the […]

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Posted on June 3, 2010
Filed under: Congregations, People, Young Adult, Youth
Disciples Teens Invited To Christian Leadership Conference

Are you in high school and want to serve the church? Already serving but want to learn how to continue? Then consider attending "Here I Am: A Conference in Christian Leadership," which will take place June 11-13 at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo. High school students completing grades 10, 11, and 12 are invited to […]

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Posted on February 25, 2010
Filed under: Resources, Young Adult, Youth
Wabash Pastoral Leadership Program Seeks Indiana Participants

Talented young pastors in Indiana with leadership potential are encouraged to apply for the Wabash Pastoral Leadership Program. Eighteen younger pastors of Christian congregations in the state who have demonstrated during their first five to 10 years of ministry a high potential for significant leadership will be named Wabash Pastoral Fellows. Beginning in January 2011, […]

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Disciples Young Adult Initiative to Address Becoming Multicultural and Inclusive

Indianapolis, IN (February 12,, 2010) – A major initiative involving young adult Disciples to address the issues of becoming a truly multicultural and inclusive church was proposed by a planning committee on January 29-30 in Indianapolis. The proposed initiative would bring young adults together for hands-on exposure to diverse cultural and racial experiences through a […]

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Posted on February 24, 2010
Filed under: Ecumenical, Young Adult, Youth
Young Adults Sought To Serve As Summer Peace Interns

Young adults who will be age 21 or older no later than June 1 are invited to participate in the Disciples Peace Fellowship Summer Peace Internship program. Interns will receive training in peace education, current political and cultural conflicts, and the theological study of Christian approaches to peace and justice. Peace interns also travel across […]

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Posted on February 11, 2010
Filed under: Young Adult, Youth
Peacemakers Conference Calls Young Adults To Kansas City

Disciples will take up several relevant topics on peace issues at a Young Adult Peacekeepers Conference next month. The conference will take place March 11-14 at Community Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Kansas City, Mo. The Keynote speaker will be Janetta Cravens Boyd, senior minister at University Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Seattle, […]

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Peacemakers Emerging from the Underground: A Young Adult Peacekeepers Conference

Disciples Peace Fellowship will host its first ever Young Adult Peacekeepers Conference.  Held at Community Christian Church in Kansas City on March 11-14, this young adult event will be like no other.  Designed with the specific purpose of young adults energizing one another, it will be a hands on “how to” for making lasting change […]

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Posted on February 3, 2010
Filed under: Resources, Young Adult, Youth
Summer Internships available with Disciples Peace Fellowship

Disciples Peace Fellowship is now accepting applications for its Summer Peace Internship program.  Young adults who are 21 or older no later than June 1, 2010 are invited to apply on line. Peace Interns receive extensive training in peace education, current political and cultural conflicts, and theological study of Christian approaches to peace and justice.  […]

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Filed under: Higher Education, Young Adult, Youth
Inman Christian Center Hires New Executive Director

January 6, 2010 – San Antonio – Inman Christian Center announces today that it has hired Ms. Sandra E. Imery to be its new Executive Director, effective January 1, 2010.  Ms. Imery has worked for the past 12 years with United Way, most recently as Children’s Issue Council Associate, and previously as Coordinator of Volunteer […]

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Posted on January 28, 2010
Filed under: People, Young Adult, Youth