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Disciples Women’s Leadership Council (DWLC)

The purpose of  Disciples Women’s Leadership Council (DWLC) is to provide fellowship, professional development, enrichment and support of the members, to be an advisory and communication channel and to share in advocacy for women. DWLC

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Posted on January 23, 2020
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Disciples Home Missions launches leader development resource

If your ministry needs resources or help designing resources for leader development around evangelism, social justice; men’s ministry; women’s ministry; youth ministry – you name the interest, then Disciples Home Missions’ (DHM) new Leadership Initiative Team (LIT) is available to help. LIT is convened by Disciples Home Missions and involves a collaboration of leaders in […]

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Posted on April 12, 2019
Filed under: Congregations, General Ministries, Regions, Resources
Disciples Women participate in United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women

Submitted by Disciples Women Three Disciples Women representatives attended the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the United Nations headquarters, March 11-22, along with representatives of member states and other UN entities and organizations. Accredited organizations in good standing with UN’s Economic and Social Council may designate representatives to […]

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Posted on March 25, 2019
Filed under: General Ministries
Disciples Women sustain Indian sewing program

Submitted by Disciples Women While on the Woman-to-Woman Worldwide Journey to India, the Disciples Women delegation had the opportunity to visit Global Ministries partners in Durgapur, Malda, Kolkata, and Delhi. The work already being done there is amazing and life-giving and the women of the delegation wanted to make sure that it continues and expands. […]

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Posted on July 9, 2018
Filed under: General Ministries, Overseas Ministries
Interministry meeting results in global change

It happened at a run-of-the-mill meeting of the general ministry leaders. Rev. Pat Donahoo was reporting on the emphasis Disciples Women have been putting on human trafficking and some of the horrific facts surrounding the plight of people caught in the many forms of forced labor, fraudulent contracts and outright slavery. “I was horrified and […]

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Posted on May 29, 2018
Filed under: General, General Ministries
Leaders speak out about section of US tax bill before Congress

 Letter to Congress December 8, 2017 To: Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, and all members of the United States Congress As leaders of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), we are opposed to the proposal in the current version of the tax bill before Congress to revoke the Johnson Amendment. We […]

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Posted on December 8, 2017
Filed under: General, General Ministries, Office of the General Minister and President
Disciples Woman-to-Woman Worldwide visits India

by Rev. Dr. Pat Donahoo, executive director Disciples Women returned from their 2017 Woman-to-Woman Worldwide journey to India a few weeks ago. This delegation had the opportunity to visit Global Ministries partners in Durgapur, Malda, Kolkata, and Delhi. As an additional blessing, the group accompanied the Global Ministries intern who remained in Durgapur to work […]

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Posted on November 28, 2017
Filed under: Ecumenical, General, General Ministries, Overseas Ministries, People
Celebrating a decade of Just Women magazine

Submitted by Disciples Women “This is the first chapter of an exciting new journey…join us!” With these words, written by Sheila Spencer, then Program Director for Disciples Women, the first issue of Just Women Magazine was launched in January 2009. Intended as the official resource for Disciples Women’s Ministries, and designed to reflect the quality and […]

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Posted on November 17, 2017
Filed under: General Ministries, Resources
Celebrating history: National Convocation

by Timothy James and Communication Ministries staff The National Convocation (NC) is a ministry of Disciples’ African-American constituency that has evolved in the Disciples by way of struggle and determination. Leaders of the NC often say, “We go way back.”  Their Disciple spiritual ancestors were part of the early congregations on the frontier, at Cane […]

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Posted on December 20, 2016
Filed under: General, Office of the General Minister and President