Men's Retreat -
Camp Christian Conference Center,
March 24-25, 2017. Rev. Dean Phelps returns to Georgia to
keynote this outstanding weekend. Full details and online
Marietta First Christian -
January 22nd, 11:00 am, will hear from Coach Sol Brannan,
formerly an NFL Cornerback, for the Kansas City Chiefs, past
Football Coach of Morris Brown College, and currently the head
of the Atlanta NFL Players Association. Coach Sol is an
inspiration and leader at Morris Brown and in his church.
and Deacons Workshop - March 3-4, 2017, Christmount
Christian Assembly. Keynoter: Dr Charisse Gillett.
Intense training in these vital lay ministries. Take a
group from your church or attend as an individual!
The Craddock Center Newsletter
for January 2017- Songs and Stories in Honor of Helen Lewis.
Also info on Camp Craddock.
First Christian Church of Decatur
- Kayla Harriott, Soprano, will offer a Gala
Concert on January 29, 2017 at 4pm in the
Sanctuary of First Christian Church of Decatur.
Williamson Christian Church -
calls Rev. Johan Van der Merwe as full time pastor and begins
C.A.S.T. Presents "Narnia" - The
Youth of Peachtree Christian Church will present a play based on
The Chronicles of Narnia on February 26, 2017. ALL are
invited to this fundraiser for the C.A.S.T. 33rd annual tour!
Layman of the Year - On Sunday, January 8, 2017, David
Nance of Central Christian Church of Columbus, Georgia was
awarded the prestigious Layman of the Year Award by the Georgia
Disciples Men’s Commission.
Leadership Weekend - Regional
Pastoral Relation’s Team and Rev. Denise Bell are holding a
leadership weekend retreat at Camp Christian on January 27-28, 2017 (Friday 6:00 (dinner)- Sat 4:00 pm).
Rev. Sharon Watkins - General
Minister and President of The Christian Church (Disciples of
Christ) New Years Letter.
Watkinsville First Youth win Christmas
Float Award - “Hark the Herald Angels Sing” float in the
Watkinsville Christmas Parade 2016 for “Best Float Design by
A Youth Group”
Watkinsville First Men - held a
"Chicken Mull with a purpose" to raise money for local and
Passing of Rev. Ralph Smith -
Funeral services were held on Sunday,
December 18, 2016, at First Christian Church of Decatur. Rev. Ralph Smith
was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, veteran, friend,
former Regional Minister of Kansas and the Senior Minister
Emeritus of First Christian Church of Decatur.
The Rev. Dr. Richard
L. Hamm, former General Minister and President of the Christian
Church (Disciples of Christ) preached the eulogy.
Mr. Marcus Hill offered anthems to the glory of God.
Additional clergy who were mentored by Rev. Smith will serve as
liturgists. Full Military Honors were given as
thanks for his service to his country.
Thank you for keeping in your
prayers Emily Smith, their family, friends, and congregation.
Disciples Youth Ministry Summit
- March 5-7, 2017. Disciples Home Missions invites each
region to send one adult to represent and bring voice from your
region in the Youth Ministry Summit at the Disciples Youth
Ministry Network Retreat March 5-7, 2017 at Christmount
Christian Assembly, Black Mountain, North Carolina.
Assembly Recap - (NEW - Business
Session Minutes) View the photos and see the business items
from the 2016 Regional Assembly. Included in the Friday
Night Photos is a special tribute to Pam Van Dusen who
is retiring in December. Thanks to First Christian Church
Valdosta for hosting a wonderful Assembly!
2017 Healthy Boundaries Workshops
- all clergy in the Christian Church in Georgia to register and
complete Healthy Boundaries Training every five years. Inactive
Retired Ministers are exempt.
Summer Camp - Dates have been set
for the 2017 Season at Camp Christian so that you can begin your
summer planning. More details as they become available: