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ACU Alums Pull Off Dramatic Rescue of 10 Ukrainian Children

Andrew Kelly, a 2001 graduate of Abilene Christian University, and his wife, Jenny, were in Abilene when Russia invaded Ukraine in February, but their hearts and minds immediately were back in the land they knew well. In 2003, Andrew and Steve Taliaferro, a 1990 ACU graduate, started a ministry called Jeremiah’s Hope that operated a rescue shelter in Ukraine that

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‘Women in Ministry’ Webinar Set for Feb. 21

ACU’s Baptist Studies Center is hosting a webinar on Monday, Feb. 21, exploring the topic, “Women in Ministry: Becoming Advocates for Half the Church.”  The webinar originally was planned as a run-up to an on-campus event in March at Abilene Christian University. But the on-campus programming was postponed until next fall due to COVID concern, said Myles Werntz, director of

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ACU Schedules Black History Month Programs

Wendy Kilmer, wendy.kilmer@acu.eduDirector of Communications and Media Relations Guest speakers, a prayer walk, a lecture series and several student activities are slated for February as part of Black History Month at Abilene Christian University. Feb. 1 – An outdoor prayer event organized by the Carl Spain Center on Race Studies and Spiritual Action will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the

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ACU Hosting Spring Summit

After postponing Summit last fall, Abilene Christian University is hosting a spring version March 31-April 1. Registration opens at the end of January.  ACU also will introduce a new Summit director, Jennifer Schroeder, who has served in congregational ministry the past two decades. She also is an accomplished musician, teacher, and scholar. Click here to read more about Schroeder. ACU

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New Director Leads First Summit

Dr. Jennifer Schroeder is the new director of Summit at Abilene Christian University. Her first Summit will be held on campus March 31-April 1 after being postponed from last fall. Karissa Herchenroeder, assistant director of the Siburt Institute for Church Ministry, recently posted a Q&A with Schroeder. Click here to read the Q&A that was included in Mosaic, a blog

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ACU Students Serve Others on MLK Jr. National Day of Service

By LORETTA FULTON About 80 Abilene Christian University students honored the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday in a way that he certainly would have approved of. Instead of taking a day off on the holiday set aside to honor King, the students spread out over Abilene Monday morning to do community service work for three agencies–Christian Service

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