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Youth Assembly 2017 Youth Assembly

REMIX, Same God/New Faith

Epworth-by-the-Sea, Saint Simons Island, GA
February 3-5, 2017

Join the Youth of Georgia for a weekend of Worship, Workshops, Fellowship and Fun!

Georgia News:

Rev. Dean PhelpsMen'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 registration:  more

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.

Charisse GillettElders 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!  more

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.  more

Williamson Christian Church - calls Rev. Johan Van der Merwe as full time pastor and begins new programs.  more

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!  more

David Nance2016 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.  more

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).  more

Rev. Sharon Watkins - General Minister and President of The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) New Years Letter. 

Watkinsville Youth FloatWatkinsville 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 church charities. 

Rev. Ralph SmithPassing 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. 

Pam Van DusenRegional 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:  more

Verse of the Day:

Featured Congregation:

Peachtree Christian Church
1580 Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 876-5535
Jarrod Longbon, Senior Minister

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Leadership Weekend
January 27-28, 2017
Camp Christian Conference Center

Regional Youth Assembly
February 3-5, 2017
Epworth By-the-sea

Elders and Deacons Workshop
March 3-4, 2017

Men's Retreat
Camp Christian
March 24-25, 2017

Camp Christian Work Days
April 29, 2017
May 6. 2017

L.I.F.T. Conference
Creating Great Teams
May 20, 2017

Summer Camp
Dates set for 2017

Save the Dates:

Camp Christian GALA
March 4, 2017

Disciples Women Spring Conference
Saturday, March 11 - FCC Macon
Saturday, March 25 - FCC Winder

General Assembly
Indianapolis, IN
July 8-12, 2017

Annual Clergy Town Hall Mtg.
Macon, GA
September 16, 2017

Disciple Women Fall Retreat
Toccoa Falls Conf. Center
September 22-24, 2017

Disciple Men's Rally - North
September 23, 2017

Disciple Men's Rally - South
October 14, 2017


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