Lenten Greetings to all in the Love of Jesus Christ: I hope and pray that you are all having a meaningful journey through Lent, as we journey with Jesus on his road to the cross. Unlike the first Disciples, we know that resurrection and Easter are coming. But let’s not let that knowledge prevent us […]
Happy New Year!
In Regional ministry, the new year begins with anticipation of many things, including our first post-pandemic clergy retreat next week, our first ever Tri-Regional Youth Event on February 18, and an event for children at Foothills Christian Church on February 25. As the year goes on, we’ll enjoy events for Arizona Disciples Women, summer camp for youth and children, and culminate by celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Arizona Convención.
What are we celebrating?
Greetings to all in the Love of Jesus Christ: What a joy it is to witness and participate in Advent in Arizona! I am enjoying all the ways Disciples are celebrating the incarnation of God’s love, from living nativity scenes to toy and food drives, from offering “room in the inn” to those who have […]
Greetings to all in the Love of Jesus Christ: Most of you are probably familiar with the old Disciples slogan: “Christian Unity is our Polar Star.” From the beginnings of our movement, Disciples have stressed the importance of unity, of staying together, of valuing and affirming each other. And yet … Too often we settle […]
Regional Assembly Guests
Greetings to all in the Love of Jesus Christ: Like many of you, my heart is heavy given the violence and hatred we read about in the news. Every day, we are bombarded with words and images that are in compete contrast to the values taught by the early Christian community that we try to […]