​NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

General Church Reconciliation Ministry Series Announcement

Next week on Thursday night (July 30) we will begin a 7-part series sponsored by Reconciliation Ministry and the Office of General Minister and President called “Love is an Action Word.” Click HERE to check out the General News Page for more information, registration and schedule for series and other news bits from the General Church. 

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! 

The virtual 5K raised $5000.00 for Camp Christian!

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

Lenten Devotion

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.

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.

 

Thank you,

 

Tamela Harsha

Scholarship Administrator

Phillips University Legacy Foundation

2615 East Randolph

Enid, Oklahoma 73701

Office 580.237.4433

www.pulf.org

tamela@pulf.org   

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 fosterd@acu.edu

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

https://www.discipleshomemissions.org/product/2019-just-women-bible-study-2/.

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.

Looking for an older announcement? 
Visit the 2019 archive page HERE.
Got more news? 
Submit it to us at news@gadisciples.org!
News & Announcements updated 07/27/2020.
Upcoming Events

 

Community School Supply Giveaway
August 1st, 2020 
Camp Christian

Contact Rev. Bethany Apelquist at pastorbethanya@gmail.com if you would like to volunteer to hand out book bags for the youth and children of Camp Christian neighbors!

Clergy Retreat -
Cancelled
Camp Christian

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. 

Worshipful

Work

AVAILABLE NOW:

Your Regional Board, Staff, Elders, Committee and Commissions have been hard at work. See Regional Information Below.

COMING SOON:

 
Association of Disciples Musicians - July Letter

Click HERE to view the latest Newsletter. 

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