Below are the links to the worship resources for you to use on January 2 for your worship services, in celebration of our NEW Covenant Partnership with the Illinois/Wisconsin Region. They’ve been developed by a team from both regions.
We encourage you to download them as soon as possible. Take time to develop how you will use them, in your church service and/or other communications, to recognize and celebrate our new Partner relationship with the Illinois-Wisconsin Region.
January 2 – Covenant Sunday Resources
- VIDEOS – Available for download or streaming
A. FULL VIDEO – includes Our Story, Scripture and Sermon – 13:54 minutes
– FULL VIDEO with Sub-titles
B. “OUR STORY” – How We Got Here” – written by Rev Sonivyah “Sonna” B. Key, short introduction – 3:36 minutes
C. SCRIPTURE – Isaiah 42:9, by Rev. Eugene James – 1:18 minutes
D. SERMON – “New Beginnings” by Rev. Dr. Teresa Dulyea- Parker – 9:00 minutes
- LITANY & PRAYER -by Rev. Dr. Terri Hord Owens, General Minister and President, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
– DOWNLOAD: Available as PowerPoint slides
– DOWNLOAD: Available in print format
- SCRIPT/SKIT – “Our Story” Print script for use by churches without video capacity in worship service.
– DOWNLOAD: Print format
- COVENANT SUNDAY LOGO – “The Dawning of a New Day in Regional Ministry.” Graphic for use in newsletters and emails.
– DOWNLOAD: Graphic format
Other Covenant Partners Resources
- It’s Not a Merger! – Explanation of Michigan Disciples decision to move into partnership with CCIW, by Russ Tiller, Michigan Disciples Board member.
– DOWNLOAD: Available for print or email.
- Graphics – logos:
– DOWNLOAD Covenant Sunday
– DOWNLOAD Covenant Partners – IL/MI logos combined
- Clergy Retreat April 18-20, DeWitt MI, Rev. Dr. David Anderson Hooker will be our guest presenter. Ordained clergy from both regions to gather for retreat and fellowship.
– DOWNLOAD FLYER
Regional Ministry Staff Biographical Introductions
- DOWNLOAD Christian Church Michigan Region (CCMR)
- DOWNLOAD Christian Church Illinois Wisconsin (CCIW)
- DOWNLOAD Clergy Care Consultants for CCIW and CCMR