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OnLine Leader Training Helps Churches Begin or Expand Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministries St. Louis is now training caring ministry leaders through a live, interactive online training experience called the Bridge Leader's Training Course (BLTC).  This event fully trains Stephen Leaders - the pastors, church staff, and lay leaders who begin and lead Stephen Ministry in their congregations.

To learn more about Stephen Ministry, visit or call (314) 428-2600.

Additional information about the Bridge Leader's Training Course is available at

Yearbook Reporting Gets a New Look:

New in 2020 for the January – March 2021 reporting period: Alex – Data for Disciples. Gone are the paper forms mailed in January to congregations. Gone is the clunky online form to fill in attendance data averages for the whole year.

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Disciples Church Extension Fund

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St. Francis Springs:  An ecumenical retreat center located in Stoneville, NC which is approximately 30 miles north of Greensboro, NC.  The center is a 25,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility situated on 140 acres of beautiful and peaceful wooded property in the rolling hills of central North Carolina.  The setting offers a natural environment for prayer, reflection and meditation.  Our accommodations include 18 bedrooms in the main residence, two 4-bedroom cottages, three 1-bedroom hermitages, an outdoor chapel, a labyrinth, the Celestial Waterfall Gardens, walking trails, and other prayer experiences which offer retreatants opportunity for spiritual renewal and transformation.

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New Church Ministry