Current events have reshaped the landscape for Disciples ministries. Yet, by helping you identify and leverage your resources for mission, (Your People, Your Property, Your Finances), Disciples Church Extension Fund (DCEF) guides you back to the sweet spot for mission.
Visit our Exhibit Hall Booth, participate in our workshops, and attend the DCEF Dinner on Sat., July 29, as DCEF helps your congregation find “New Ways into the World.”
DCEF Advisor Gilberto Collazo leads you to the intersection of your assets: financial, building, and the rich resource of your faithful people — so you can channel those assets into your congregation’s unique call to ministry in this new context for mission. Learn more
With DCEF Advisors Richard Williams and Rosario Ibarra, explore lessons learned by congregations that see their building as much more than a weekly gathering place. Learn how to shift your building from an anchor to a launch pad for ministry in a pandemic-informed context. Learn more
DCEF Advisor Jim Michel teams up with fellow Advisor Brock McCracken to apply the lessons learned from disaster recovery to a ministry’s rebirth and renewal in a pandemic-informed context. Learn more
Through the collaboration of New Church Ministry, the OGMP, and the College of Regional Ministers, comes new church ministry’s reboot for a changing world. Rev. Dr. Jose Martinez, transitional New Church Minister, presents DisciplesNEXT: the framework for starting new faith communities as a “Movement for Wholeness” in a pandemic-informed world. Learn more
Co-Pastors Dawn and Joe Weaks share how their congregation transformed an aging ministry into a vital new expression of God’s love in the community. Receive our gift, a copy of Dawn’s new book Breakthrough: Trusting God for Big Change in Your Church. Hear an important announcement about DCEF’s plans to help fund ministries like yours. Learn more
Welcome a historic class of five new general ministry presidents — including three new leaders of color — called since the last General Assembly. Learn more