NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Regional Office Holiday & Summer Break Schedule
The Regional Office will be closed for the July 4th Holiday (June 29th-July 3rd) and a Summer Break recovery period for Regional Staff from July 6-July 17th. The office will re-open on Monday, July 20th, 2020. Please see your Regional Elders with any issues you may have. Click HERE to go to the Regional Elders section to find contact information.
Regional Assembly Survey
In March, the Regional Assembly Planning Committee postponed the Regional Assembly until November 13-14th. Given the current circumstances, we are asking you to participate in a region-wide survey regarding the possibility of in-person Regional Assembly. The survey can be filled out from a computer or on a smartphone. Please make sure that you fill out the survey, so that your voice may be heard before decisions are made.
Social Justice Letter Announcement
Click HERE to read the letter sent to Georgia State Leadership regarding the death of Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, GA.
Summer Camp goes VIRTUAL! "Chalice Connects - Camp in My Heart" Registration Deadline May 29th at 10:00 AM.
Click HERE to visit the Camp Ministry Page for more information.
Mission Days at Camp Christian are here
Click HERE to visit the Mission Days page to find your opportunity to help support Camp Christian Conference Center during the pandemic. There are service project options as well as fundraisers such as T-Shirt Sales with more updates as they come in!
Camp Christian Community Food Drive - June 27th
Since we are unable to host Camp Oasis this year, we are providing a food drive for the community at Camp Christian. We need your help.
Regional Assembly Postponed until Nov 13-14th
After careful consideration, the Regional Assembly Planning Team and Regional Staff have elected to reschedule the event. It is our hope and prayer that we are able to convene during a time that it will not put our congregations and clergy at risk. See the informational buttons on the right for more information and resources related to the Covid-19 Coronavirus and the need for virtual services and cancelling of gatherings.
Men's Retreat Cancelled for March
After careful consideration, the Men's Commission has elected to cancel the Men's Retreat which was scheduled for March 27-29th at Christmount. Click HERE to view the letter from the Men's Commission.
Important Disciples News Release
Click HERE to view the Disciples News Release including a Message, resource links for coronavirus from NBA, Week of Compassion and Office of the General Minister and President
Click HERE to view the Lenten Devotion courtesy of Rev. Wes Morgan.
Center for Lifelong Learning Offerings
HERE are the latest offerings from the Center for Lifelong Learning. Please share with your pastors, leaders, congregations or peers.
Association of Disciples Musicians - April Letter
Regional Nominations for Board, Officers now open
The Christian Church in Georgia (DOC) is now accepting nominations for the 2020-2022 term for persons to serve in positions as:
REGIONAL OFFICERS – Serve as non-salaried officers of the Regional Assembly, Regional Board and the Regional Executive Committee (Moderator-Elect, Vice Moderator, Secretary,Treasurer)
GENERAL BOARD MEMBERS – The board supervises the business, program and policies approved by the Regional Assembly
NOMINATING COMMITTEE MEMBERS – Responsible for presenting nominations for all non-salaried officers of the Christian Church in Georgia named in the Constitution
CREDENTIALS COMMITTEE MEMBERS -Responsibility for certifying that voting representatives have been properly accredited at the Regional Assembly and shall declare if a quorum is present at the business sessions during the Regional Assembly
If you would like to nominate someone for one or more of these positions, click HERE to complete the form online.
Phillips University Scholarship Offering
The Phillips University Legacy Foundation is pleased to announce it is accepting new applications for its Undergraduate Scholarship and Leadership Development Program for the 2020-2021 academic year. The Legacy Foundation’s Undergraduate Scholarship and Leadership Development Program makes annual awards of up to $7,500 per year to full-time undergraduate students pursuing a liberal arts education at any of the 17 colleges or universities currently or historically related with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Recipients are chosen based on their academic achievements, their present and potential leadership in the church, their chosen vocation, and their community. The program is available to incoming freshmen as well as college sophomores, juniors and seniors.
The application can be submitted online through the Foundation’s website at www.pulf.org. Completed application forms are due March 16 and award notifications will be sent out no later than April 20th.
Are there any other ways that you know of that could help your students be aware of our Scholarship and Leadership Development program? Please let me know if you have any ideas for me or any questions about the program.
Phillips University Legacy Foundation
2615 East Randolph
Enid, Oklahoma 73701
New Church Launch in Warner Robins - COMING SOON
Table Community Church- one of the new church developments of the Christian Church in Georgia is hitting the ground running in this new year! Check back in February for full media launch so you can follow along this journey.
Job Announcement - Director of Admissions - Lexington Theological Institute
Click HERE for the job description and information on how to apply.
Phillips Seminary Offerings
Click HERE to go to the Clergy News Page for More information.
World Convention Position Opening
Executive Director Position Opening
World Convention is beginning the process of seeking an Executive Director. Under the direction and guidance of our multinational Board of Directors, the person in this position is responsible for the planning, organizing, staffing, funding, motivating, directing, and management of our ministry connecting the Stone-Campbell Movement worldwide and working toward the unity of all Christians. She or he would have access to the current Executive Director in the transition.
Candidates from all streams of the Stone-Campbell Movement (Disciple-Christian-Church of Christ) from any country are encouraged to apply.
For more information, contact Doug Foster, chair of the search committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
Just Women Bible Study
The 2020 Just Women Bible Study “Hope, Healing, and Wholeness,” published by Disciples Women, is available for pre-order now! If you order by Dec. 1, 2019, postage is free. This Bible study includes 8 sessions which will give you new perspectives on biblical stories of healing and new insights for your own life. One of the writers may be familiar to Georgia Disciples - Rev. Dr. Janice Johnson Hume. Order now for only $15 at
2020 RYA Event Recap now available
Click HERE to visit the event registration page for RYA. See videos, photos and more!
Brookhaven Christian Church seeks Senior Pastor
Brookhaven Christian Church is congregation located in Brookhaven GA, just outside of the Atlanta area. The community is rich with diversity, new development, and recreation. They are looking for a senior pastor to provide pastoral leadership and congregational care to lead the church to more relevant and vibrant ministry that matches the growing community. They are a wonderful church.
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News & Announcements updated 06/25/2020.
Community Food Drive
June 27th, 2020
Details coming soon!
Clergy Retreat -
Check back for rescheduled dates
Regional Assembly -
Nov 13-14, 2020
Registration Postponed HERE
Regional Youth Assembly - Feb 21-23, 2020
Event recap HERE
BBQ for Disciples -
August 30, 2020
FCC Atlanta in Tucker
Download Flyer HERE
Upcoming Ordinations & Installations
Ordination of Stacy Pardue, Co-Minister of FCC Athens, will take place on March 8th at 11:00 am.