Disciples News Service

More Than 100 Disciples Ministers Stay In Touch Through Facebook

Several Disciples ministers are using an increasingly popular medium to stay in contact with each other: Facebook, the popular Internet social utility that connects people to one another. The new facebook.com group is called Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Clergy and currently has about 117 members. In addition to being another avenue for Disciples ministers […]

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Posted on August 21, 2008
Filed under: Congregations
International Christian Youth Fellowship Draws Several Hundred Youth

Hundreds of youths gathered at Chapman University in Orange, Calif., July 24-27 for the International Christian Youth Fellowship (ICYF). Every four years, Disciples high school youth come together for worship, fun, mission work and leisure activities. More than 750 attended the opening worship service on July 24. Before that, at least 450 engaged in mission […]

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Filed under: Young Adult, Youth
Historical Society To Host Seminar For Church Historians

The Disciples of Christ Historical Society will hold the 2008 Joe and Nancy Stalcup Seminar for Congregational Historians Sept. 25-27 in Nashville, Tenn. The seminar, which will equip participants to do the work of congregational historians, will be held at the T.W. Phillips Memorial at the Disciples of Christ Historical Society. The registration deadline is […]

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Former Division Of Homeland Ministries Treasurer Dies

A former administrator at the United Christian Missionary Society, Russell F. Harrison, has died. He was 89. Harrison was a graduate of Lexington Theological Seminary. He served as national youth director and executive secretary of the world outreach education department for the United Christian Missionary Society and in the society

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Filed under: Obituaries
Disciples Ecumenical Consultative Council Issues Letter Supporting Church In Zimbabwe; DECC And WARC Meet To Continue Their Work Toward Unity

The Disciples Ecumenical Consultative Council has issued a pastoral letter affirming its support for Christian organizations in Zimbabwe that are struggling in the current political and economic upheaval there. The DECC is a global gathering of churches representing the Disciples of Christ, Churches of Christ and the United Churches which Disciples have joined. The group […]

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Filed under: Ecumenical
World Alliance Of Reformed Churches And Disciples Look At Closer Ties

A meeting of World Alliance of Reformed Churches (WARC) and Disciples Ecumenical Consultative Council (DECC) leaders should pave the way for a closer relationship between the two organizations. WARC and DECC leaders met 26 to 27 July at the Disciples of Christ Historical Society in Nashville, Tenn., to continue their conversations on

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Filed under: Ecumenical