Disciples News Service

Children and Families in Detention & At the Border: A Word to the Church/Niños y Familias en detención y en la Frontera: Una palabra a la iglesia
Posted: July 16, 2019

Add your own name via the form at the bottom of this page. Names will not appear automatically but will be added on a regular basis. Learn more about immigration issues. Rev. Teresa “Terri” Hord Owens, General Minister and President Rev. Dr. Timothy James, Associate General Minister and Administrative Secretary of the National Convocation Rev. […]

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Pension Fund announces The Gathering – A Retreat for Clergy

Submitted by Pension Fund As part of its expansion of Ministerial Relief and Assistance and in renewing its commitment to walk with clergy throughout all stages of ministry, Pension Fund of the Christian Church has announced The Gathering – A Retreat for Clergy. The Gathering is a biennial conference promoting the mental, spiritual, and financial […]

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Posted on July 9, 2019
Filed under: Congregations, General Ministries, Resources
Phillips Theological Seminary searches for Vice President of Advancement

Summary The Vice President of Advancement, in collaboration with the President, the Board of Trustees and other administrators, leads and oversees all activities and programs related to understanding and building financial support for the mission of Phillips Theological Seminary. Essential Functions Leads the Advancement office and staff of the Seminary and manages all day-to-day operations […]

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Posted on July 2, 2019
Filed under: General Church Positions, Higher Education
Utah congregation ministers to prison population

In some ways, St. Francis of Assisi Christian Church, in Draper, UT, is like numerous other congregations. They offer a traditional worship service centered on communion, sermons, and music. They partner with local organizations to support the homeless community in their area. In at least one way, though, St. Francis is unlike most congregations: they […]

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Posted on July 1, 2019
Filed under: Congregations, Ecumenical, People, Regions
Pacific Southwest calls regional minister

From the regional website: We are pleased to announce that on Saturday, June 15th, 2019, the Regional Board unanimously and enthusiastically called Rev. Richie Sanchez to serve as the next Regional Minister of the Pacific Southwest Region, and he has accepted the call. Praise God! Richie will complete his service as the Interim Regional Minister […]

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Posted on June 24, 2019
Filed under: General, Regions
Refugee & Immigration director emcees World Refugee Day press conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20, 2019 CONTACT: media@cwsglobal.org | 202-750-0960 MEDIA ADVISORY: MEMBERS OF CONGRESS, REFUGEES, AND FAITH LEADERS SPEAK ON WORLD REFUGEE DAY Press conference will highlight bipartisan support for restoring U.S. leadership in refugee protection and the refugee resettlement program Washington, D.C. – In commemoration of World Refugee Day, Members of Congress will […]

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Posted on June 20, 2019
Filed under: Ecumenical, General, General Ministries, People