Disciples News Service

Interim administrative secretary sought for National Convocation
Posted: January 3, 2020

Applications due March 31, 2020 The National Convocation of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Board of Trustees has begun the search for the position of Interim Administrative Secretary. The Interim Administrative Secretary will provide the leadership, management and vision necessary to undergird the ministries of the National Convocation of the Christian Church (Disciples of […]

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2020 Special Day Offerings share ‘Rejoice’ theme

While the timing and resources available will be unchanged for congregations, you may notice a theme emerging in the Special Day Offerings of Disciples Mission Fund (DMF) this year. “Rejoice” is woven throughout the Easter season’s lectionary texts, and as we celebrate the culmination of the 2020 Vision, we see so many causes for rejoicing […]

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Posted on February 17, 2020
Filed under: Congregations, General Ministries, Higher Education, Regions, Resources
When the waters rise

Submitted by Week of Compassion We are the Church together.  Through your support of the Special Offering, Week of Compassion is prepared to respond immediately when there is need from a disaster. Flooding in Eastern Oregon damaged many homes last week, as well as roads and bridges, making travel difficult. Rev. Marc Mullins of First […]

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Posted on February 14, 2020
Filed under: General Ministries
First response: a behind-the-scenes look at response and resource distribution

Submitted by Week of Compassion There are many phases of disaster response – from the immediate needs of water, food, and shelter, to long-term needs like livelihood programs and psycho-social support – and everything in between. While you often hear stories about the initial responses, and see updates on the progress of rebuilding through Week […]

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Posted on February 10, 2020
Filed under: General Ministries, Overseas Ministries
When is help helpful?

For the many communities across the U.S. and Canada affected by disasters, outside help can bring needed resources to the recovery process and be a vital source of hope. Help that comes at the wrong time or in the wrong form, though, can actually be distracting, disempowering, and even damaging.  When volunteers show up before […]

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Posted on January 31, 2020
Filed under: General, General Ministries
Opportunities to serve: Pamlico County recovery

Submitted by Week of Compassion Disaster Recovery is all about getting the right people working together. From first responders providing early relief; to volunteers for long-term rebuilding; to local community partners all along the way, it truly takes a village to restore life following a disaster.  A perfect example is the ongoing recovery from Hurricane […]

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Posted on January 30, 2020
Filed under: General Ministries, Regions
Immigration counsel position opening

Title:                                   Immigration Legal Counsel Reports To:                       President of Disciples Home Missions Team:                                 Refugee and Immigration Ministries Job Location:                    Continental U.S., with access to a mid-sized or larger airport Salary:                                $39,000 Status:                                […]

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Posted on January 29, 2020
Filed under: General, General Church Positions, General Ministries
Foundation hosts Disciples Development Conference

Submitted by Christian Church Foundation More than 40 Disciples representing 29 ministries across the life of the Church gathered in Jacksonville, FL earlier this month for the Disciples Development Conference hosted by the Christian Church Foundation. On our first night together, development officers, fundraisers, and ministers heard from Rev. Lee Hull Moses, Chief of Staff […]

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Posted on January 27, 2020
Filed under: General Ministries, Resources
Financial reporting accountant position open

Office of the General Minister and President (Treasury Services) Apply here. JOB DESCRIPTION Summary/Objective Support OGMP in providing treasury & accounting services through budget management, cost controls, financial analysis, reporting to recipients & donors, and accounting procedures. Computerizes, classifies, records, verifies and maintains numerical data for use in maintaining financial records by performing the following […]

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Upper Midwest opens search for regional minister

The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the Upper Midwest is seeking to call an ordained minister with standing in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) to the position of Regional Minister and President. A Regional Profile and Position Description are posted here. All applicants are required to provide updated search and call paperwork in […]

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Posted on January 22, 2020
Filed under: General Church Positions, Regions