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February 16, 1985 | GEORGE W. CORNELL, Associated Press
A clergyman who is the 14th in a father-to-son line of pastors of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) going back to its beginnings 176 years ago has been tapped to become its head. The Rev. John O. Humbert, an Ohioan whose great-great-great-grandfather was a colleague of a denominational founder, Thomas Campbell, was nominated last week to become the church's next general minister and president.
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April 3, 1993 | From Associated Press
Like the public and politicians, religious leaders are divided over President Clinton's proposal to allow homosexuals to serve openly in U.S. military forces. Key officials of the two largest denominations, Southern Baptists and Roman Catholics, oppose it, though some Catholics differ. Conservative evangelicals also oppose such a change. But it is favored by Reform Jews and most mainline Protestant leadership. The Rev. Robert P. Dugan, public affairs director of the National Assn.
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February 16, 1985 | DAVID E. ANDERSON, United Press International
Leaders of the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)--two major participants in the modern ecumenical movement--are proposing a new "ecumenical partnership" between the denominations. A report to be presented to the two churches' highest deliberative bodies this summer calls for a commitment to a common mission, theological work and worship.
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December 11, 1989 | From United Press International
The heads of 10 Protestant religious bodies, deploring the tone of the debate over abortion, said Sunday that the nation must find a way to preserve "choice" while promoting the value of human life. Acknowledging that they have differing views on abortion, the 10 said in a signed statement that they were united "in our deep and abiding reverence for both the mystery of human life and the freedom of human conscience grounded in insights brought by a community of faith."
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March 24, 2001 | From the Washington Post
After using an offensive term to refer to lesbians and suggesting that homosexuality is sinful, one of Washington's most prominent preachers has apologized for remarks made during a recent sermon. The Rev. H. Beecher Hicks Jr., pastor of Metropolitan Baptist Church in Northwest Washington, acknowledged in a letter this week that he used "unacceptable" language during a program this month at National City Christian Church, also in Northwest.
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July 6, 1985
Several personnel changes have taken place in temples and churches around the county. Following are some of those changes: The Rev. David O. Beadles will preach at the 9:15 and 10:45 morning services Sunday at United Methodist Church of Laguna Hills. Beadles has assumed the duties of senior pastor since the Rev. George W. Stump retired. Beadles comes to the church from nine years of service at Anaheim United Methodist Church.
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March 24, 2001 | From the Washington Post
After using an offensive term to refer to lesbians and suggesting that homosexuality is sinful, one of Washington's most prominent preachers has apologized for remarks he made during a recent sermon. The Rev. H. Beecher Hicks Jr., pastor of Metropolitan Baptist Church in Northwest Washington, acknowledged in a letter this week that he used "unacceptable" language during a program this month at National City Christian Church, also in Northwest.
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April 14, 1990 | From Religious News Service
Southern Baptist congregations have been found to outrank the churches of five mainline Protestant denominations in the quality of Christian education, according to a national study. Members of the theologically conservative denomination also score highest in maturity of faith and in church loyalty, the study said. The recently released findings came from a three-year research project conducted by the Search Institute, Minneapolis, and funded by the Lilly Endowment, Indianapolis.
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May 18, 1991 | From Religious News Service
The Rev. Joan B. Campbell was installed as the seventh general secretary of the National Council of Churches during a three-hour worship service here attended by top leaders of virtually all the major council-affiliated denominations and Jewish and Muslim representatives. In a midweek service at cavernous Riverside Church that was marked by a lengthy processional, several brief sermons, singing and shouts of "Amen!"
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February 17, 1990 | BILL BILLITER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Chapman College President Allen E. Koenig, expressing concern Friday about incidents of ethnic and religious bigotry on campus in recent months, said the college plans to hire an affirmative-action officer later this year to deal with intolerance toward minority groups. Chapman College is a private, four-year institution affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
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