During the 2019 General Assembly in Des Moine, IA, several Disciples told stories of how the church has impacted their life, the life of their community and world, and what they hope for the church 50 years from now.
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Video: Hope's Design
The Disciples of Christ Historical Society provides this Kirkpatrick Lecture on the 50th anniversary of the Merger and Design of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
DCHS wishes to acknowledge and thank the following partners for their contributions to the production of this video: Patricia R. Case, Christopher Higgins and Sir Chuy Productions (sirchuy.com), Rev. Dr. Betsy Goehrig, Regional Minister of Florida, and Christian Theological Seminary Library. Photos of the 1948 WCC Assembly, copyright, World Council of Churches, used by permission.
Watch video interviews from the 2019 General Assembly of church leaders discussing the Full Communion Agreement between the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the United Church of Canada.