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Disciples Divinity House at Vanderbilt exists only because of the generosity of people who believe in preparation for ministry in a place like this: a community of Disciples in…
Archive for November , 2011
In this issue: Welcome New Students, Opening Retreat, Fall Programs
Nineteen members of the board of Disciples Divinity House gathered on Monday, November 14, for the board’s Fall Meeting. Trustees reviewed reports from staff and about finances. We received another "unqualified" audit report. We heard updates on the window replacement project, the “100 x $1,000” campaign, website improvements, and the exciting lineup of performers for the 2012 Talent for the House, scheduled for March 29.
Members of the board gathered with current Disciples House students Sunday evening, November 13, for dinner from Monell’s and a presentation by Norman and May Reed on the remarkable Preston Taylor, African-American Nashville Disciple entrepreneur and churchman who founded Greenwood Cemetery, pastored churches, and led in the establishment of what is now the National…
Did you know that 30 Disciples in the last five years have graduated in the Masters of Divinity program at Vanderbilt Divinity School through the Disciples Divinity House? These Disciples are serving in ministry all over the United States.
Disciples House, located in Nashville a block from Vanderbilt, offers scholarships, low-cost housing, and programs in ministry for Disciples ministry students. Founded in 1927, Disciples House is one of the seven recognized institutions of theological education for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) where students are supported by your Thanksgiving offering. They are grateful!
For more information on the Thanksgiving Offering, go to: http://www.disciplesmissionfund.org/SpecialDayOfferings/ThanksgivingSpecialDayOffering/tabid/481/Default.aspx
It's "admissions season" for Divinity students. Do you know someone who should look at Disciples House and Vanderbilt Divinity School? Point them to the House's website to watch the video and to explore "Life at the D House." Applications for scholarship support and housing are available on the House website as well. Or, if you like, send us a name and email address and we will follow up.
Of course, Disciples House works hand-in-hand with the Admissions Office at Vanderbilt Divinity School. Prospective students should look at the Divinity School's site. The VDS deadline for applications to be considered for full tuition named scholarships is January 15.
Disciples House reviews applicants after their admission to VDS, but…