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Disciples engage with ecumenical colleagues at forum of theological institution leaders

Submitted by Higher Education and Leadership Ministries (HELM) Theological education in today’s interconnected world demands opportunities for students to experience and learn from different cultures and contexts. Partnerships with theological education institutions around the world is one means of providing this interaction. From Sept. 24 to Oct. 1, the Caribbean-US Forum on Theological Education and […]

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Posted on November 9, 2018
Filed under: Ecumenical, General Ministries, Higher Education, Overseas Ministries
Brite Divinity School program hosts conference on spiritual care for moral injury

The Soul Repair Center at Brite Divinity School devotes its efforts to the enormous challenge of moral injury facing veterans and their loved ones. In her 2013 book Soul Repair: Recovering from Moral Injury after War (co-authored with Gabriella Lettini), Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock, founding director of the Center, defines the concept this way: “Moral injury […]

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Posted on October 17, 2018
Filed under: Congregations, Ecumenical, Higher Education, Resources
Actions, connections bear good fruit

“Other seeds fell on good soil and brought forth grain, some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.” – Matthew 13:8 (NRSV) It started with an acquaintance and some literature shoved under the door. “Most of us in the apartment building were only there for a year or two,” said Rev. John Mobley, regional minister for […]

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Posted on April 25, 2018
Filed under: Administrative Committee, General Board, People
Brite Divinity’s Ministers’ Week

Registration is now open for Brite Divinity School’s Ministers Week 2018. Join the students, faculty and staff of Brite Divinity School and Texas Christian University February 5-7, 2017 for three days of inspiring worship, thought-provoking lectures, enriching workshops and an uplifting organ recital and hymn sing. This year, in the midst of uncertainty and social […]

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Posted on February 5, 2018
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Winter Talk 2018

The fifth annual Winter Talk is a three-day conversation on the Christian Doctrine of Discovery and Indigenous Justice, and how both influence Disciple theology and polity.  Hosted by Yakama Christian Mission’s Council and Brite Divinity School, Winter Talk is dedicated to furthering the conversation on the Christian Doctrine of Discovery and its dismantling. Winter Talk […]

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Posted on January 8, 2018
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Indianapolis welcomes seminarians for biennial conference

More than 30 Disciples students from 16 different seminaries converged on Indianapolis at the invitation of Higher Education and Leadership Ministries (HELM) in October. “I attended the Seminarians Conference in Indianapolis with trepidation, praying that God would show me whether the Disciples truly are ‘my people,’ and whether I am called to this tradition or […]

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Posted on November 7, 2017
Filed under: General Ministries, Higher Education, Young Adult
Brite open house for prospective students

Brite Divinity School is hosting an open house on Tuesday, October 24. The event includes a continental breakfast; greetings from President Newell Williams and Dean Joretta Marshall; faculty teaching modules; information sessions about degree programs, field education and supervised ministry, and financial aid; chapel worship with Dr. Namsoon Kang preaching; a Community Conversation lunch with […]

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Posted on October 24, 2017
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Southwest Region names new regional minister

From the Christian Church in the Southwest moderator, Jeff Billings – I am excited to give you the following report on the status of our efforts to find the next Regional Minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the Southwest. Before beginning this search, your Search Committee sought input from individuals and congregations […]

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Posted on August 22, 2017
Filed under: General, People, Regions
Disciples of Christ Historical Society dedicates building

Photos and story courtesy of Rebecca Rose, Bethany College director of communications BETHANY, W.Va. – The Disciples of Christ Historical Society hosted a building dedication and blessing to celebrate its new home at Bethany College on Saturday, Sept. 10. The new location is adjacent to the grounds of the Campbell Mansion and Renner Visitor Center […]

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Posted on September 13, 2016
Filed under: Ecumenical, General, General Ministries