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A statement of gratitude to Native Americans and First Peoples

from the Justice Table In Utah, a coalition of five tribes have a proposal on the table to assist the Department of the Interior with the management of Bears Ears Wildlife Refuge, a proposed project awaiting federal approval. And in the far north, the Gwich’in people are advocating for protection of the Arctic National Wildlife […]

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Region takes up ‘green’ challenge

by Stephen Patten While completing their studies at Claremont School of Theology, Sadie Mizisin-Cullumber, Al Lopez, and Stephen Patten, came to understand the important theological connection between creation care and the present climate dilemma. It is their understanding that a robust systematic theology must include a prominent place for an ecological spirituality. They were greatly […]

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Posted on September 12, 2016
Filed under: Congregations, General, General Ministries, People, Regions
Midway Christian Church ‘Cool Congregation’ runner up

by Rev. Heather McColl Midway Christian Church (DOC) is located in the small historic community of Midway, Kentucky in the beautiful Bluegrass area of Central Kentucky.  The town is home to Midway University, a Disciples of Christ affiliated school.  The congregation was pleased to learn of being selected as a Cool Challenge Congregation Runner Up […]

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Posted on May 25, 2016
Filed under: Congregations, Ecumenical, General
Green Chalice offers tips for lighter impact

On April 12, Disciples Home Missions hosted other Disciple Center staff for a celebration of Earth Day with everything from fun facts to gummi worms and beautiful plants. Green Chalice provided the following ideas for living a little “greener.” 16 Things You Can Do To Walk More Gently on the Earth Carry your own cup […]

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Posted on April 13, 2016
Filed under: General, General Ministries, Resources