Stories of transformation in South Africa
It started with the founding of a small college in South Africa in 1976. The apartheid policy of the government of the day, together with time, distance and expense was preventing potential pastors and lay leaders from getting the theological education they needed to serve their growing church community. The ripples from that college are traveling to prisoners, their warders and back out to the community. Read more
Environmental ministry recognizes congregation
First Christian Church in Beaumont, Texas, is one of the most recent recipients to earn the Green Chalice Award for its work in lifting up environmental concerns. "The goal of our Green Chalice congregation is to joyfully commit to preserving and cultivating God's good earth as our common residence", according to Rev. Brenda Griffin Warren, senior pastor.
Part of the work of the Justice Table and Disciples Home Missions is to promote care for God's creation along with the Christian Church in Kentucky and other general ministries under the umbrella of the Green Chalice ministry.