Disciples News Service

General Minister and President welcomes attendees to General Assembly in special video; speaks of importance of spiritual practices

Sharon WatkinsWith only 10 days left before the start of the 2011 General Assembly, General Minister and President Sharon Watkins reminds all Disciples in a special video that there is still time to register for the July 9-13 event in Nashville, Tenn. She also reflects on her time as GMP and the church’s journey to fulfill its vision of being a faithful growing church that demonstrates true community, deep Christian spirituality and a passion for justice. But Watkins reminds viewers that fulfilling our vision is first of all a spiritual practice. She shares some of her spiritual practices in the video and encourages Disciples to find their own unique practices that can be used in fulfilling God’s vision for the Church. To view the video, go to: www.disciples.org/Video/tabid/892/Default.aspx