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Christmas Offering 2022

Posted on November 10, 2022 by CCMR Disciples

The ministry of Crystal Conference Center has had a joyful year! The 2022 summer season was well attended as people from all over Michigan and the United States attended Day…

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Capital Campaign Announcement

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Crystal Conference Center The Disciples of Christ (Michigan Region) and Crystal Conference Center are pleased to announce the beginning of a capital campaign for Crystal Conference Center. With special thanks…

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Staff Changes At CCMR Office

Posted on August 15, 2022 by CCMR Disciples

The Personnel Commission of the Christian Church Michigan Region, DOC would like to announce with regret the departure from our staff of Administrative Assistant Jessica Burton. We thank Jessica for…

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Take a Step

Posted on July 5, 2022 by CCMR Disciples

I’m not sure that we recognize courage anymore. What it looks like? How it’s formed in the first step taken toward a new, yet unknown life. My brother Barry was…

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Preparedness Teams

Posted on June 17, 2022 by CCMR Disciples

As the old saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.In addition to the practical benefits of preparation, communities of faith have an additional motivation: advance…

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A SLAM Update

Posted on June 15, 2022 by CCMR Disciples

Hello SLAM friends, Here is an update from earlier in the week with some photos from our trip to Detroit. Overall, our trip went very well and our youth were…

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Alone at the top of the Stairs

Posted on June 14, 2022 by Rev. Dr Teresa Dulyea-Parker

I grew up in a small house in the country in Michigan. Seven people packed into this compressed space. And, on this day in April 1968, it was about to…

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Support For Prevention of Violence

Posted on May 25, 2022 by CCMR Disciples

I remember my mother coming home from seeing her dead 19 year old son’s body. A soldier, yes; Her baby, absolutely.  She sank to the floor of our dining room…

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Crystal Workdays

Posted on April 25, 2022 by CCMR Disciples

HELP OPEN CRYSTAL FOR CAMPING Friday May 20 – Sunday May 22Monday May 23 – Wednesday May 25 — by special arrangement Bring a GROUP from your church EXPERIENCE the…

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Reclaiming Our Call

Posted on February 15, 2022 by CCMR Disciples

Lenten Worship Resources to Spark Transformational Conversations Reclaimed lumber can make spectacular furniture. The nail holes and scuff marks from the former use of the wood adds depth and character….

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Closing Observations

Posted on December 20, 2021 by Rev. Eugene James

The passing of time brings about a myriad of changes that affect our very existence. I’m beginning to understand that a profound change in my life approaches as I prepare…

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