...a movement for wholeness in a fragmented world 2019 Thanksgiving Offering From the very beginnings of the movement, Disciples have founded institutions of higher learning, encouraging students in their intellectual pursuits. The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is still committed to higher education. Currently over 52,000 students attend our fifteen Disciples related colleges and universities or 7 seminaries and divinity houses. And in the past twelve months, over 12,000 students have graduated from these fine schools. Your gift to the Thanksgiving offering helps to support the work of our institutions of higher......
Sunday morning, I witnessed the worship of God with new eyes. I watched young children play instruments and dance while the congregation lifted their voices singing “Beautiful words, wonderful words, wonderful words of life…” It was perhaps a glimpse of the kingdom of heaven where adults and children are all worshipping God together…in their own unique expressions. After lunch on Sunday, parents, grandparents, and leaders of our young children gathered to discuss directions we would like to go with our ministry to children and families and how we can best reach out......