Tag Archives: Disciples of Christ

Meet Chesna Riley

By LORETTA FULTON Growing up in a Southern Baptist household, Chesna Riley struggled with the persistent call to the ministry that she began feeling as a young teenager. The Southern Baptist Convention prohibits women from serving as pulpit ministers, although some other Baptist churches do ordain women. “I had for a long time assumed I was not called and pursued

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ALLELUIA: FCC Celebrates Easter in New Location

By LORETTA FULTON The word “ALLELUIA” in colorful capital letters stretches across part of the lawn at the new location of First Christian Church. The congregation has much to shout “alleluia” about. Number one, of course, is that Sunday, April 4, is Easter–the most appropriate day to sing “alleluia.” But members of First Christian also have a couple of other

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