Welcome to Disciples Men
Welcome to the Disciples Men’s Web site. We hope you find this site helpful in giving you information about men’s ministries. The General Conference of Disciples Men is the formal organization of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada, ministering to the unique needs of men in the church, enabling them to fulfill their potential as servants of God, strengthening the total ministry of the church.
Please check out the events box on this page to find out the latest news on men’s ministries.
About Disciples Men
The General Conference of Disciples Men is comprised of the Regional Men’s President and Regional Men’s Staff Member of each of the 35 regions of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada, and elected members of the Conference Executive Committee.
Save The Date: Sessions 2016, July 22-24, 2016
The date for our next Sessions is planned for July 22-24, 2016 and will take place at Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, Texas. The theme for this Sessions is “You Are Called By Name.” Mark your calendars and tell your friends!
Life Time Membership Awards
Joel Potts III received the Lifetime Membership Award at the 2015 General Assembly for his thirty plus years of Disciples Men’s Ministry at all manifestations of the church: Local, Regional, and General. In his time of working in Disciple Men’s Ministry, Joel has served as a Regional committee member and as president of the Regional Disciples Men’s work. He currently serves as the Coordinator of Men’s Ministries for the Christian Church in West Virginia. Joel has also served as a member of the General Conference Disciples Men Executive Committee.
Nathan was given the award to show appreciation for the work he has done for Disciples Men. Nathan became director, Disciples Men for the Southwest Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in 1996. Nathan coordinates men’s ministries for the Southwest Region on his large salary of one dollar per year. One of the main objectives for the Disciples Men each year is to have at least one major building or restoration mission project. Through Nathan’s leadership men have built a chapel and several dorms and other buildings for Southwest Good Samaritan Ministries in Bayview, Texas. Other projects have been a home for battered women and children, a counseling center for Inman Christian Center, and improvements to four camp and conference centers in the Southwest Region.
It is everyday heroes like Nathan that is carrying Jesus’ call to Discipleship outside four walls of a building to the world around him.
Would you like to become a member of the GCDM Executive Committee?
As the need arises for new members, the GCDM Executive Committee would like to know that you are interested.