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Disciples News Brief
"Wilma Shufitt" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Fri, 30 May 2003 13:53:19 -0500
Date: May 30, 2003
Disciples News Service
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Contact: Melinda Mains
on the Web: http://www.disciples.org
DHE ADDS FIVE UNDERGRADUATES TO LEADERSHIP FELLOWS PROGRAM
Five undergraduate students will join the Division of Higher
Education's Leadership Fellows Program, a program that prepares students
to take leadership roles as laypeople or ministers in the Christian
Church (Disciples of Christ).
Leadership development is key to the church's 2020 Vision. DHE is doing
its part to nurture men and women into leadership positions for our
church and for society in general. For the complete story from DHE, go
PENTECOST SPECIAL OFFERING TO BE COLLECTED JUNE 1 AND JUNE 8
Ignite the passion! Spread the good news of God's love in places not
already reached by the Disciples witness by taking part in the Pentecost
Special Offering collected during worship on June 1 and June 8. For the
complete story from the Church Finance Council, go to:
VARGAS RECEIVES HONORARY DOCTORATE DEGREE FROM EVANGELICAL SEMINARY OF
Rev. David A. Vargas, recently elected president of the Division of
Overseas Ministries (DOM), was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of
Humane Letters from his alma mater, the Evangelical Seminary of Puerto
Rico (Class of 1968), on Saturday, May 24, 2003. For the complete story
from the Division of Overseas Ministries, go to:
HAVE YOU REGISTERED FOR GENERAL ASSEMBLY?
To register or get the latest updates on General Assembly, go to:
WEEK OF COMPASSION UPDATE
Learn about relief efforts for those affected by earthquakes in Algeria
and flooding in the island nation of Sri Lanka. Aid continues for
communities affected by a series of tornadoes that swept across the U.S.
Another shipment of humanitarian supplies is prepared for Iraq. For the
full story from Week of Compassion, go to:
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