CAMPUS MINISTRY UNITED
TULSA, Okla. — Campus Ministry United, which promotes evangelism on campuses, will merge its annual conference with the Tulsa Workshop.
“Our hope and prayer is that this move will increase the exposure of evangelistic campus ministry among our fellowship of churches and will lead more young people … to attend the workshop,” CMU leader Wes Woodell said. The 40th annual Tulsa Workshop will be April 6-9, 2016.
CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
CHILDREN’S HOMES INC.
PARAGOULD, Ark. — A new, 6,300-square-foot facility houses food and clothing rooms as well as stock and sorting rooms, said Micah Brinkley, Children’s Homes Inc.’s CEO.
The facility also houses larger walk-in freezer and cooler units to store all of the beef, pork, vegetables and fruit Children’s Homes produces on its ranch, Brinkley said.
A dedication ceremony for the facility was planned Sept. 26 at the child-care ministry’s 60th anniversary homecoming celebration.
NEW ORLEANS, La. — NationsUniversity, an online source for Christian education that serves about 1,900 students, has been accredited by Distance Education Accrediting Commission.
Chancellor Mac Lynn said the commission has accredited the university’s full program, including its certificate in religious studies, its bachelor of religious studies, its master of theological studies degree and its master of divinity degree.
CHURCH OF CHRIST CARE CENTER
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A huge, open-air tent — on new asphalt pavement — made possible one of the most successful fund-raising dinners in the care center’s history, said Doug Edwards, director of philanthropy.
A crowd of 363 people gathered to hear Jim White, the real-life coaching inspiration behind Disney’s “McFarland, USA” movie, speak at the annual Steak and Corn Roast.
More than $10,000 was raised toward improving services at the Christian elderly care center.