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165th Regional Assembly

First Christian Church, Sandersville


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First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Sandersville. and
Bethesda Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) , Tennille

We gathered to hear the Rev. Dr. Mary Donovan Turner, an ordained Disciples minister and the Carl Patton Professor of Preaching at Pacific School of Religion, Berkley.  We celebrated the Installation of Georgia's new Regional Minister as the Rev. Dr. Sharon Watkins, Disciples General Minister and President, preached and encouraged us at this beginning of a new journey of faith and church in the Region of Georgia.
 

Friday Evening


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Saturday


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Youth Program


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Video

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Please note - the Saturday Worship and Installation service exceeded the 3 hour limit for UStream and is therefore recorded in 2 sections: Saturday Part 1 and Saturday Part 2.  Also note that UStream is a free, advertising supported service - Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Georgia has no control over the ads played with these videos.

Featured Speakers

Mary Donovan TurnerRev. Dr. Mary Donovan Turner
Carl Patton Professor of Preaching
Dean of the Disciples Seminary Foundation (Berkeley Campus)
BA, Mississippi College, 1971; MSSW, University of Louisville, 1974; MDiv, Lexington Theological Seminary, 1982; PhD, Emory University, 1992.
Dr. Turner is a highly regarded preacher in churches nationwide. As an ordained minister, she served congregations of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) before beginning her full-time teaching career. Her educational background in Old Testament and homiletics enables her to research and teach methodologies whereby the lives of the preacher and the community come into a responsible en-counter with the biblical text. In addition to publishing numerous articles, she is the author of Old Testament Words: Reflections for Preaching (2003) and The Storytellerís Companion to the Bible: Prophets I, vol. 6 (1996). With Mary Lin Hudson, she is co-author of Saved from Silence: Finding Womenís Voice in Preaching (1999).

Rev. Dr. Sharon WatkinsRev. Dr. Sharon Watkins, In July 2011, Rev. Dr. Sharon E. Watkins was elected for a second 6 year term as General Minister and President of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada. She is an inspirational preacher, teacher and facilitator who shares her considerable skills in a variety of religious and ecumenical settings.
 


Business Items

The following Business items will be on the agenda for the Business Session.

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