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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
Central Rocky Mountain and Nebraska regions partner on youth International Affairs Seminar

In March 2018, high school and college students from the Central Rocky Mountain and Nebraska regions, along with youth from the Nebraska United Church of Christ conference, traveled to New York City and Washington, DC for a week of learning and exploring. The theme of their International Affairs Seminar (IAS) was “Being a Global Citizen,” […]

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Posted on July 3, 2018
Filed under: Ecumenical, People, Regions, Young Adult, Youth
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
Ministries support slave-free supply lines

About five years ago, Disciple Women identified human trafficking as an issue of concern and focus for ministry. The majority of individuals enslaved are laborers such as factory workers or farm workers. Christian Church Foundation has joined Disciple Women in calling attention to the issue with a letter to legislators in support of the bipartisan […]

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Posted on December 1, 2015
Filed under: General, General Ministries