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Youth in grades 6-12 are invited to the 2020 Spring Youth Assembly on Friday, March 27, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at Bradford Woods located at 5040 State Road 67 N, Martinsville, IN 46151. The event concludes Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.

The assembly cost is $120 per person and includes snacks, meals and lodging

Bring warm clothing, Bible, sleeping bag and pillow, a towel and washcloth, flashlight and comfortable shoes with you.  Please note, dinner will not be served Friday night, so please plan on eating before you arrive.

The theme “Near: Loving our neighbor, our earth, and our God,” based
on Deuteronomy 30:11-20 centers on God’s call to love our neighbors,
which includes caring for our environment.  The keynote speakers are
Dr. Ron Allen and Dawn Barnes.

Download Assembly Flyer

 

 

Financial Literacy Academy

The May 2020 Financial Literacy Academy will be held as Webinars. Please register with the email address where you would like to receive Webinar links and any written content.

Date: Friday, May 1 – Saturday, May 2, 2020

Free of charge, sponsored by the FLOURISH! Program

Location: Online

Allow about three hours each morning for the Webinar.

Friday, May 1 is geared toward Pastors and Spouses and will focus on Personal Finances. Peter Dunn aka Pete the Planner is the presenter. Disciples ministers with standing in Indiana and their spouses are all welcome to participate.

Saturday, May 2 will focus on best practices for congregations as employers. Rev. Dr. Todd Adams from the Pension Fund will present. Pastors and Lay Leaders from any Indiana Disciples congregation are encouraged to participate.

Register here to register. Click here for more details.

We are excited to host Indiana Disciples Women 2020 Spring Event “Tools & Rules for Connecting Across Generation” on April 18, 9 am-3:30 pm at the Avon Christian Church in Avon, Indiana. The church address is 7236 E. County Road 100 S., Avon.

Keynote speaker, Rev. Sheila Spencer, will bring a message of connecting to one another. Sheila is Director of Christian Education and Faith Formation with Disciples Home Mission and published author, preacher, columnist, poet and speaker. Sheila’s most recent work has been included in the anthology, “A Reason To Be.”

Event sessions will include such topics as: Computer basics, storage and security, advance computer usage, social media, websites and newsletters, plus ideas and resources for group book studies.

Costs: $20 per person (early bird) or $15 per person for 3 or more people
from the same congregation; $25 per person after April 1; day of event walk-ins: $30. Lunch is provided. Bring your own laptop or tablet if available.

For questions, please contact Linda Brown at choirmomehs@yahoo.com

Healthy Boundaries Training
Date: Friday March 6, 2020
Cost: $45
Location: West Street Christian Church, 132 N West St, Tipton, IN 46072
Phone: (765) 675-7421

Each session is from 8:30 am- 4:00 p.m. Lunch and materials will be provided.

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. Please contact the office at 317.926.6051 to register.

Healthy Boundaries Training
Date: Saturday, November 2020
Cost: $45
Location: North Christian Church, Columbus

850 Tipton Ln, Columbus, IN 47201

Phone: (812) 372-1531

Each session is from 8:30 am- 4:00 p.m. Lunch and materials will be provided.

Register here to attend the training.

Anti-Racism & Pro-Reconciliation Training (ARPR) for Ordained and Commissioned Ministers to comply with Resolution 1601, requiring to all commissioned and ordained ministers who desire standing within the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Indiana to participate in regionally sponsored ARPR trainings every five years, in addition to their Healthy Boundaries training requirement.

October 2020 Anti-Racism & Pro-Reconciliation Training session

  • Date:  Friday October 2,  2020
  • Cost: $45
  • Location: Eastgate Christian Church, 8100 E 16th St, Indianapolis, IN 46219

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

Each session is from 8:30 am- 4:00 p.m. Lunch and materials will be provided.

REGISTER TO ATTEND HERE: October 2020 Training

Anti-Racism & Pro-Reconciliation Training (ARPR) for Ordained and Commissioned Ministers to comply with Resolution 1601, requiring to all commissioned and ordained ministers who desire standing within the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Indiana to participate in regionally sponsored ARPR trainings every five years, in addition to their Healthy Boundaries training requirement.

August 2020 Anti-Racism & Pro-Reconciliation Training session

  • Date:  Saturday August 29,  2020
  • Cost: $45
  • Location: First Christian Church, Kokomo, 854 North 300 West Kokomo, IN 46901

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

Each session is from 8:30 am- 4:00 p.m. Lunch and materials will be provided.

REGISTER TO ATTEND HERE: August 2020 Training

Anti-Racism & Pro-Reconciliation Training (ARPR) for Ordained and Commissioned Ministers to comply with Resolution 1601, requiring to all commissioned and ordained ministers who desire standing within the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Indiana to participate in regionally sponsored ARPR trainings every five years, in addition to their Healthy Boundaries training requirement.

June 2020 Anti-Racism & Pro-Reconciliation Training session

  • Date:  Wednesday June 10, 2020
  • Cost: $45
  • Location: Indiana Interchurch Center, 1100 W. 42nd Street, Indianapolis, IN 46208

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

Each session is from 8:30 am- 4:00 p.m. Lunch and materials will be provided.

REGISTER TO ATTEND HERE: June 2020 Training

Anti-Racism & Pro-Reconciliation Training (ARPR) for Ordained and Commissioned Ministers to comply with Resolution 1601, requiring to all commissioned and ordained ministers who desire standing within the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Indiana to participate in regionally sponsored ARPR trainings every five years, in addition to their Healthy Boundaries training requirement.

March 2020 Anti-Racism & Pro-Reconciliation Training session

  • Date:  Friday March 20, 2020
  • Cost: $45
  • Location: Tabernacle Christian Church 198 N. Water St. Franklin, IN 46131

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

Each session is from 8:30 am- 4:00 p.m. Lunch and materials will be provided.

Event has been CANCELLED

Financial Literacy Academy

Session Eight:

  • Friday, October 11, and Saturday, October 19 (*Note, these two days are a week apart, not concurrent.)
    • (Friday) Indiana Interchurch Center, Krannert Hall, 2nd Floor
      • 1100 W 42nd St, Indianapolis, IN 46208
    • (Saturday) Broadway United Methodist Church
      • 609 E 29th St, Indianapolis, IN 46205

Friday session for Ministers

Friday’s session theme is “VERSUS: The Power of Stewardship in God’s Economy” led by Rev. Dr. Katie Hays. Rev. Hays is the founder and lead evangelist of Galileo Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), a next-church community of belonging in Jesus’s name on the spiritual-but-not-religious frontier of outer Fort Worth, Texas. She is the author of the forthcoming We Were Spiritual Refugees: A Story to Help You Believe In Church (Eerdmans, February 2020).


Saturday session for Ministers and Church Leaders

Saturday’s session will be hosted by Rev. Mike Mather and Broadway United Methodist Church in Indianapolis. Come hear about their ministries and the connections being made in their neighborhood.


The Financial Literacy Academy is open to all clergy with standing within the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Indiana Region and lay leaders from Indiana Disciples congregations. Cost to attend for those not covered by a grant will be $15 per person per day and includes meals (continental breakfast/lunch) and materials.

Registration deadline is October 7.  

To register, click the appropriate button below:

Friday Session - Register Here

To attend the Saturday, October 19 session, contact sarah@indianadisciples.org for the link. Space is limited.


 

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