Disciples Church Extension Fund
When Thinking ‘Outside the Box’ Requires a Box

When Thinking ‘Outside the Box’ Requires a Box

COVID Hobbles Congregating, not Creativity How has Light of the World Christian Church in Indianapolis weathered a pandemic in the midst of an interim ministry? Surprisingly well, according to Pastor R. Janae Pitts-Murdock. She credits strong relationships within and...
Sacred Space Extends Beyond the Sanctuary

Sacred Space Extends Beyond the Sanctuary

New Kitchen Caters to Fellowship, Funds Ministry Everything starts here: Ministry. Fundraising. Fellowship. And, of course, lunch. The heart of La Iglesia Cristiana La Trinidad in Corpus Christi, Texas, is la cocina — the kitchen. So, a loan from Disciples Church...
DCEF Offering Technology Loans

DCEF Offering Technology Loans

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Disciples congregations have been forced to shut down in-person worship for nearly a year or longer. Disciples Church Extension Fund (DCEF) is offering loans of up to US $50,000 for technology upgrades to help congregations...
Rick Reisinger Announces Retirement Plans

Rick Reisinger Announces Retirement Plans

Indianapolis, Indiana – On Monday, January 11, 2021, Erick D. ‘Rick’ Reisinger, President of Disciples Church Extension Fund (DCEF), shared his plans with the DCEF Board and staff to retire at year’s end –December 31, 2021. “This decision has been a long time in...
Job Posting – Program Coordinator

Job Posting – Program Coordinator

New Church Ministry is no longer accepting applications,. Thank you for your interest. ANNOUNCEMENT FOR POSITION OPENING  PROGRAM COORDINATOR FOR NEW CHURCH MINISTRY  Full-Time Employment  Summary  Disciples Church Extension Fund (DCEF) functions as a ministry of the...
DCEF End of Year Message

DCEF End of Year Message

As the year comes to a close, we want to thank you for your partnership with Disciples Church Extension Fund (DCEF), including New Church Ministry, and Hope Partnership Services. 2020 has been unprecedented in so many ways. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our usual way...
Are We Ready To Shift?

Are We Ready To Shift?

This week, Ask the Advisors welcomes guest blogger Gilberto Collazo, Vice President of Disciples Church Extension Fund (DCEF) and Lead for Hope Partnership Services.  In 1964, I lived through the 9.2 magnitude earthquake in Alaska. I was only five years old at the...

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