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Disciples News Brief
"Wilma Shufitt" <email@example.com>
Fri, 30 May 2003 13:53:12 -0500
Date: May 22, 2003
Disciples News Service
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Contact: Melinda Mains
on the Web: http://www.disciples.org
DHE'S COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY GRANTS WILL BENEFIT THREE DISCIPLES-RELATED
For 21 years, College/University Grants from the Division of Higher
Education have funded special projects at undergraduate institutions
related to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) that will
both the institution and the church as a whole. This year, more than
$41,000 will be divided among three Disciples-related colleges and
universities: Eureka College, Lynchburg College, and Columbia College.
For the complete story from the Division of Higher Education, go to:
NBA REALIGNS; IMPROVES PROGRAMS IN JACKSONVILLE
Officials with the National Benevolent Association announced plans to
realign and improve programs associated with NBA Florida Christian
Center in Jacksonville, Fla. As part of the realignment, NBA will add
one program location, explore ways to improve two others and
two programs. For the complete story from the National Benevolent
Association, go to: http://www.nbacares.org/News/JVilleReorg.htm.
DISCIPLESWORLD NAMES FIRST PUBLISHER AND EDITOR
DisciplesWorld columnist, Verity A. Jones, 36, has been named the
publisher and editor of the year-old magazine serving the Christian
Church (Disciples of Christ). Jones, pastor of Central Christian
Terre Haute, Ind., will assume responsibility July 8 of the
initiated last year by volunteers frustrated over the demise of the
church's only news and opinion journal, The Disciple. For the complete
story from DisciplesWorld, go to:
WEEK OF COMPASSION PROVIDES EMERGENCY GRANTS
Johnny Wray, director of Week of Compassion, visited firsthand the
Midwest churches and communities affected by the rash of severe weather
that ripped the U.S. heartland earlier this month.
Week of Compassion has provided $45,000 in emergency grants so far in
response to these storms. For Johnny Wray's complete update along with
a photo journal of some of the families, churches and communities he
visited, go to: www.weekofcompassion.org.
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