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Great River Region
When the problems facing the world, the nation, the town feel insurmountable, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed, but that’s just when it’s most important to lend a hand. Or a book. Pine Bluff, AR, a town of about 40,000 people, has been “economically destroyed,” explains Rev. Kevin Robbins, minister at First Christian Church. “We have […]
Disciples have been getting up and out into their communities a lot in the last few weeks. Issues including gun violence, racism, poverty, and education have all motivated action from congregations coast to coast. Here is just a sample of activities to show the breadth of Disciples responses. March for Our Lives | Act to […]
submitted by the Great River Region Rev. Dr. Nadine Burton is the newly called Executive Regional Minister for the Great River Region. She accepted the assignment as Interim Regional Minister in September 2015. Having worked in a variety of roles, Dr. Burton came highly qualified. Over the past year, she provided spiritual and administrative oversight […]
from members* of the College of Regional Ministers and the Cabinet of General Ministries June 2016 In times of trouble, people of faith call upon God in prayer (Psalm 61:1-2) In these days, we pray for the families and friends of the 49 women and men killed and 53 wounded – mostly LGBTQ Latinos and […]
April 26, 2016 Honorable Phil Bryant, Governor State of Mississippi P.O. Box 139 Jackson, MS 32905 Dear Governor Bryant: Given the history and tradition of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), we write to express our concern that HB 1523 was passed into law. In the Great River Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of […]