New Church Ministry’s interview with Rev. Orlando Scott started later than expected. As a chaplain at Northside Hospital in Lawrenceville and Duluth, GA, he had just spent time in comfort care with a dying patient and her boyfriend, who had been brought down from another floor. Rev. Orlando is busy turning on lamps in his […]
A Letter to the Church on Being the Church in This Moment Dear Disciples of Christ, As your Regional Ministry colleagues, we have listened carefully and prayerfully to the questions you are asking about when and how to meet again in person as the Church. We are asking many of the same questions. We miss […]
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Submitted by Rev. John Mobley, regional minister for Alabama/Northwest Florida Approximately 45 Disciples leaders (clergy and lay) from all across the southeastern United States gathered at Brookhaven Christian Church in Atlanta, Georgia, for a two-day “Train the Trainers” event on May 3-4. All of the eight regions included in the Southeast Regional Fellowship (SERF) were […]
The 2019 Covenant Journal, a report on the 2019 General Board meeting in February, is mailed to each congregation and available for [faicon icon=”file-pdf-o”] download here. View full texts of reports and business items on the General Assembly business page.
For members of First Christian Church in Winder, GA, issues surrounding mental health are personal. Shawn Smith formed the church’s Mental Health Initiative committee after her son Candler, who grew up at First Christian, died by suicide in 2017. Talking about the challenges her son faced was a healing process, Smith says. “I looked at […]