NEWS FOR CLERGY

Welcome Clergy!  This page will have various information and resources geared towards our Ministers.
Disciples Clergy Retreat at Camp Christian - January 23-25th

You are cordially invited to attend a Clergy Retreat at Camp Christian Conference Center from January 23rd through the 25th! Registration is now open.

Disciples Clergy Reading Group (and a new lectureship)

Peachtree Christian Church in Atlanta is sponsoring a new Disciples Clergy Reading group. The first meeting date is scheduled for January 12th, 2020.  For more information click  HERE  to open the PDF version of the email invitation. For those who have not yet purchased the book, click HERE to access and video with a Q & A session with the author for review. 

National Convocation - July 22-25th - Ft. Worth TX

Information on DOC National Convocation can be found  HERE.

The Disciples Advocate Newsletter - Winter Edition

The Winter Edition of the Disciples Advocate Newsletter distributed by Disciples Home Missions can be accessed HERE.

2020 Request for Standing form now available

2020 Request for standing forms are now available in both online format and PDF download. Click HERE to visit the Commission on Ministry page for clergy to access the forms and links to request standing. Forms are due by December 31st!

Phillips Seminary Ministry Training Update - Upcoming deadline December 20!

Continue Your Lifelong Learning

with Phillips Theological Seminary

 

Phillips Theological Seminary offers education for learners who are curious and want to deepen their faith and understanding without seeking a degree. Registration is available now for three paths toward exploring the way of Jesus.

 

  • 2020 Remind & Renew Conference: At the Intersection of Jesus and Justice, Jan. 23-24 in Tulsa, Okla. Discounted registration continues through Jan. 4. REGISTER NOW

 

  • MTP (Ministry Training Program): Three online courses begin Jan. 6: Overview of the Bible, Pastoral Care, and Christian Education and Leadership. Registration closes Dec. 20. CLICK FOR MORE

 

  • Audit Courses: There are a dozen courses open for learners who want to audit. This means keeping up with the class readings and discussions. Some courses are on campus and others are online. AUDIT COURSES

 

Join conversations that expose you to new ideas, deepen your commitments and give insights to how you can minister in a changing world at Phillips. Click to email if you have questions or want more information on these and other seminary offerings.

Does your new church need Chalice Hymnals?

Do you know of any new churches that are in need of Chalice Hymnals?  Please let me know and we would be happy to supply them with some!

 

Laura Ginn

Services Support Assistant

New Church Ministry and Disciples Church Extension Fund

Post Office Box 7030

Indianapolis, IN  46207

Direct Line:  (317) 713-2529

Office:  (317) 635-6500 – Ext. 2529

Toll-Free:  (800) 274-1883

15 JAN

NW DISTRICT MEETING

FCC Decatur

12:00 pm

 

23 JAN-
25 JAN

CLERGY RETREAT

5pm Thurs - 3pm Sat

Camp Christian

 

NE DISTRICT MEETING

FCC Winder 

12:00 pm

 

28 JAN
2020 Clergy ZOOM Calls
Details and guests will be announced later. All calls at 7:30 pm.
March 12th
May 14th
July 9th
September 10th
November 12th
North West District Meeting

NW District Clergy Meeting-January 15@ FCC Decatur-Program features Aaron Smith with the Pension Fund.

First Christian Church in Decatur located at 601 Ponce DeLeon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030, will host our next NW District Clergy gathering on January 15 at noon. Our speaker will be Aaron Smith with the Pension Fund of the Christian Church. Aaron will update us on the latest news from the Pension Fund and also share with us the various services and programs the Pension Fund offers.

Lunch will be provided for a $10.00 donation. Please let the church know whether you need a vegetarian or salad option. R.S.V.P.s can be sent to fccdecatur@gmail.com   by noon on Monday, January 13.

Discussion with Georgia Clergy - with Warren Lynn
  • Revised version of the discussion with Ga Clergy can be found  HERE

  • Warren Lynn is the Executive Minister for Christian Vocations  at DHM.

The Insurance Board

 

A non-profit denominational program celebrating 30 years as a corporation this year. We offer a comprehensive insurance program that protects a church’s unique risks such as: pastoral counseling, sexual misconduct, directors’ and officers’ coverage, among other complicated needs of churches and their ministries.  Info HERE

Meet your local agent:  OPEN PDF

Disciples Together

is a twice-monthly e-letter produced by the General Ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The newsletter is specifically published for pastors and chaplains. To subscribe click HERE

North East District Meeting

In keeping with our commitment given at the Clergy Cluster meetings last year, we are renewing our commitment to gathering for Clergy District meetings.

 

If you are active or retired clergy living anywhere between Lawrenceville and Athens, please join us Tuesday, January 28th at 12 noon for our first meeting of the year.

 

Our host will be Rev. Cheryl Cloar, Senior Minister of First Christian Church in Winder. Please RSVP (if you have not already done so) no later than January 21st to rnw1811@gmail.com as we are providing lunch.

 

Winder First's address is: 275 N. 5th Avenue, Winder, GA 30680. Hope to see you there!

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Healthy Boundaries Workshops

Required Training for the Prevention of Clergy Misconduct

The policy and procedures document on Clergy Sexual Misconduct passed at the 2011 Regional Assembly requires all clergy in the Christian Church in Georgia to register and complete Healthy Boundaries Training every five years. Inactive Retired Ministers are exempt.

Clergy with standing in Georgia should receive information from the Regional office notifying them of the year they are required to take Boundaries training in order to retain their ministerial standing.  If you did not receive this information please contact the regional office at  (478) 743-8649 or email jennifer@gadisciples.org.

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