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Rev. Denise Bell and Rev. Sylvia Stroy, discussing what's new, what's going on and what's working in the Region of Georgia.  They discuss the coming Advent and Christmas season, newly ordained and installed ministers, church anniversaries, and more.  Rev. Darrell Vandervort talks about the Region's Mental Health Initiative, Rev. Jabari Butler shares his thoughts.

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Healthy Boundaries training for Clergy - Healthy Boundaries workshops for clergy have been posted and are open for registration. The first one, Healthy Boundaries 201: Beyond Basics and Into the Internet is coming up Feb. 9, 2019 and will provide both a review of healthy boundaries as well as how they apply to social media and internet technology.  more

Rev. John Novikoff’s wife Margot passed away on Friday Nov 26th, 2018. Memorial service will be held in January. Send cards and condolences to 218 Dyches Drive, Savannah GA 31406-5760.  Our thoughts and prayer are with John and the Novikoff family.

NativityLawrenceville First Christian is hosting a Live Nativity on Saturday, 12/15, beginning at 6 pm. Visitors have three opportunities to experience the nativity at  6 pm, 6:30 pm and 7 pm.  Refreshments will be offered.  This event will be held indoors if there is inclement weather.  LFCC is located at 3495 Sugarloaf Parkway next to The Salvation Army in Lawrenceville.  This is our gift to the local community. All are welcome!

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First Christian Church Winder's Mental Health Initiative - Over the last year, the church planned a variety of community events, partnering first with the Georgia chapters of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to offer educational classes on behavioral health and identifying the signs and symptoms of suicide.  more

Christian Church Homes Seeks a New President/CEO - Established in 1961, Christian Church Homes ("CCH") is a non-profit organization founded as an outreach of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

Craddock Center Newsletter - for November-December.  The first annual Craddock Center Storytelling Competition, Holiday events and more. 

Peachtree Christian Church - has a new web site, check it out at

Youth Assembly LogoRegional Youth Assembly 2019 - February 22-24, 2019, Epworth-by-the-Sea, St. Simon's Island, GA.  Get all the information and registration.  more

Regional Prayer Challenge - Starting November 1, 2018 the Region launched a 40 day prayer challenge.  Learn more

2019 Camp LogoSummer Camp 2019 - The Camp Christian schedule is set, start making plans for summer of 2019 at Camp!  The theme this year is Peace Works - Empowering the Next Generation.  more

Camp Christian GALA - Save the date: March 16, 2019 at Camp Christian Conference Center for this year's GALA.  more

Camp Workdays and Camp Needs Lists - Dates of all 2019 camp workdays and a list of needs and projects.  Mark your calendar and register now to help get Camp Christian ready for summer!  more

Job Posting: The Georgia Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is seeking someone to fill the position of Regional Director of New Church and Church Development (NCCD).  Applications must be in by October 31, 2018.  more

Ray of Hope Christian Church - Opportunities to volunteer at the Ray's Hope Holiday Store! 
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Chior RobesSandy Springs Christian Church has a number of Choir robes available and would like them to find a good home with a Disciples Congregation in Georgia.  more

Disciples Women Book Club - announces two new books introduced at Women's Retreat.  You can order from the Georgia Disciples Book Store:
"Before We Were Yours"  by Lisa Wingate   Fiction, but based on a real children's home in Tennessee and the abuses that went on there from the 20's to 1950. The director of this home kidnapped and sold children to wealthy families all over the country.
"40 Days of Decrease"  by Alicia Britt Chole   This is a Lenten devotional. During the 40 days of Lent, instead of giving up chocolate , or desserts, give up things like regrets, trying to fix everything, stinginess, sound, and 35 others.

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Featured Congregation:

First Christian Church of Savannah
711 East Victory Drive
Savannah, GA 31405-2318
(912) 236-8271

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Regional Youth Assembly
February 22-24, 2019

Camp Christian GALA
Camp Christian Conference Center
March 16, 2019

Summer Camp 2019

Save the Dates:

Mental Health and Wellness Workshop
Camp Christian Conference Center
January 26, 2019

Disciples Women's Spring Conferences
March 9, 2019 - Sandersville FCC
March 23 - Peachtree Christian Church

Disciples Men's Retreat
Christmount - Black Mountain N.C.
April 5-7, 2019

General Assembly
Des Moines, Iowa
July 20-24, 2019

Regional Assembly
First Christian Church Macon
April 24-25, 2020


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