Regional News

Regional Assembly moves to August 8

Posted on March 27, 2020 by Neil Topliffe

Rev. Carol L. Devine, minister for Green Chalice ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) will be the keynote preacher for the annual Michigan Disciples Regional Assembly, now set…

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Major Exploration of Michigan Disciples Future Mission Underway

Posted on March 10, 2020 by Neil Topliffe

The General Board of the Michigan Region has approved a major review of our mission and ministry and how best to carry out its witness in the years ahead. The “Vision 2021 & Beyond” process over the next 9 months is to reimagine the purpose and focus of the Michigan Region for the next 5-10 years and to adapt its programmatic focus, staff, and resources to achieve that purpose.

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New Websites for Region and Crystal Conference Center

Posted on by Neil Topliffe

Within the next week there will be a new look to the Crystal Conference Center and Michigan Disciples websites. Not only will they have a new more contemporary design and ease of finding things but will be compatible for access by mobile devices and desktop computers.

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Week of Compassion Offering

Posted on February 7, 2020 by Neil Topliffe

Week of Compassion special offering received this month Each year in February, congregations across the United States and Canada collect a special offering for Week of Compassion. This year, these…

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November 11 Michigan Disciples eNews

Posted on November 11, 2019 by Neil Topliffe

The latest edition of the Michigan Disciples eNews, highlighting reports and actions of the October 19 Regional Board meeting, is now available. Read it online now or download it (see…

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September eNews Print edition

Posted on September 7, 2019 by Neil Topliffe

The September issue of Michigan Disciples eNEWS has been published and is available for download. Included is the journey of First Christian Church as it struggled with the embezzlement of…

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Battle Creek to End Ministry

Posted on September 6, 2019 by Neil Topliffe

 First Christian Battle Creek to End Ministry Embezzlement takes toll on congregation First was the discovery early in the year that the former treasurer had embezzled all but $3,400 of…

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Crystal Property Sale

Posted on by Neil Topliffe

40 Acre Crystal Property Sold Smaller 5 acre sale set to close soon A forty-acre parcel of Crystal Conference Center property, that has been on the market for more than…

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