Welcome Rev. Jeffrey Stinehelfer, Interim Regional Minister

On September 17, the Regional Board of the Christian Church Capital Area approved the report of the Interim Regional Minister Search Committee, that Rev. Jeffrey N. Stinehelfer be called to the position of Interim Regional Minister.  Rev. Stinehelfer accepted the Call, and will begin service on September 28.   A graduate of Heidelberg University (OH) and Yale Divinity School (CT), […]

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General Assembly 2021

Dear Church: We write to you in unprecedented times to share some unprecedented news: In a special called meeting of the General Board of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) via Zoom on Sunday, July 19, 2020, the board voted to cancel the 2021 General Assembly originally scheduled for July 31-Aug. 4, 2021, in Louisville, KY. This was not a […]

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Love Is an Action Word

The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) has begun a 7-part series sponsored by Reconciliation Ministry and the Office of General Minister and President called “Love is an Action Word.” The registration link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XNRKsKCGSimFrYVdOV9l2QAdditional information is on the www.disciples.org  website. Upcoming Sessions:• Aug. 13 – Love is an Action Word: Indigenous peoplesDisciples reflect on the policies, practices, and theology that shape […]

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Regional Minister Resigns, Concludes Ministry June 30, 2020

At the February 1 meeting of the Capital Area Regional Board, the Rev. Allen V. Harris offered his letter of resignation as Regional Minister. Please read the entire letter here. The Rev. Delancy Catlett, Moderator of the Region, will be working with others within the leadership of the Region as well as with denominational leaders to ensure a smooth transition […]

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Applications Open for HELM Scholarships

The Leadership Fellows program is a leadership development program for Disciples undergraduate students. Each of the four years of undergraduate education has a different focus: Community, Transformation, Global Awareness, and Mentoring. Click here to learn more about the Leadership Fellows program and to access the online application. For Disciples students pursuing a PhD in the field of religion, HELM offers […]

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2020 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute & Action Honors Rev. Brenda Cardwell

The 2020 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute and Action, sponsored by the Commission For Congregational Life of the Capital Area Region was a faithful and joyful occasion. Clergy and laity from around the Region gathered at Henson Valley Christian Church in Fort Washington, Maryland on Sunday afternoon, January 19 to remember the life, words, and witness of Dr. […]

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Ecumenical Advocacy Days Focuses on Climate Change, April 24-27, 2020

Climate change affects everyone and disproportionately affects those struggling to overcome poverty. 2020 will be a pivotal year for the United States and the world with a general election that will set the course for the next four years – with an enduring impact on climate and economic justice. Save the Date for Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2020, April 17-20, on […]

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