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Fall 2015 Leadership Academy

“It has been an awesome experience for me,” said Ramona Winfield, a minister who is starting an urban ecumenical initiative in Kansas City, Mo.

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Bethany Watkins Lowery

Disciples Church Extension Fund and Hope Partnership for Missional Transformation of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) are pleased to announce that Bethany Watkins Lowery will join the ministries as Director of Development, effective September 1.

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stained glass movement

It’s a movement that is targeting Millennials and catching on in several Disciples churches in Illinois.

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LA keynote speaker Julian DeShazier

It would be so much easier if leadership came with an instruction manual. The truth is that leadership is more an art than a science, more a call than an assignment, and in this era of ministry, more challenging than ever before.

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new church resolution with Charlie

At General Assembly, this Facebook post by Hope Partnership President Gilberto Collazo followed immediately upon the impassioned defense by Charlie Wallace, Hope Partnership minister for new church strategies, of the New Church resolution to celebrate and reaffirm the priority of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) to establish 1,000 new congregations by the year 2020:

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Shernell Edney

Hope Partnership for Missional Transformation recently welcomed Shernell Edney as Minister of Educational Services. In her new role, Shernell is responsible for creating and implementing all educational resources for Hope Partnership, including the Leadership Academy, Ambassadors Academy, and webinar and distance learning opportunities.

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dream for community Chestnut Ridge Marietta Georgia

It took a while for the congregation to take the first step toward transformation, but once Chestnut Ridge Christian Church (CRCC) in Marietta, GA, began their spiritual strategic journey, there was no turning back.

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Wayside Inn

by Pastor Colleen J. Malone   Wayside Christian Fellowship (Disciples of Christ) will celebrate its first anniversary on April 20, 2015.

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INDIANAPOLIS, May 1, 2015 — Hope Partnership for Missional Transformation announces that Shernell Edney will join the ministry as Minister of Educational Services, effective May 4. Edney is an ordained minister with an extensive background in education, ecumenical relations, and corporate communications.

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Jim and Joanne Spainhower

Jim and Joanne Spainhower are two of the most devoted and generous people in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

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Workship

If your congregation were given the challenge to do one thing “out of the box” in just 21 days, what would it do?

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Leadership Academy workshop

Pastors, do you wish you had a small group with whom you could bounce creative ideas?

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INDIANAPOLIS, September 19, 2014 — Courageous leadership requires you to walk a difficult, unpopular and sometimes dangerous path. The work of a ministerial leader can be thankless and lonely.

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Leadership Academy 2014

Registration closes on Sunday, August 24, 2014 More faith leaders want to launch new social-service ministries to benefit their communities, but they may not know how to start.

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Transformed and empowered leaders are critical to leading congregations to do God’s mission in the world in this challenging era in congregational life. Hope Partnership for Missional Transformation offers leadership and ministry resources that help raise up these leaders and prepare their congregations for transformation.

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