Teresa Hord Owens, a descendant of one of Indiana’s oldest free black settlements, is general minister and president.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
How should we Disciples make GA work going forward? I don't know the answer. I do know that we are obligated to one another only by our relationships.
On Tuesday, the general assembly of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) approved a resolution calling on the church in all its expressions to affirm the faith, baptism, and spiritual gifts of everyone, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. This was timely, given the Defense of Marriage Act decision, though the resolution doesn’t specifically mention same-sex marriage. Nor does it mention ordination—the other hot-button issue around sexuality in the church—though it does affirm that neither sexual orientation nor gender identity is “grounds for exclusion from fellowship or service within the church.”