2013 HELM Leadership Fellows Chosen
The HELM Leadership Fellows Program, which supports undergraduate students who have demonstrated leadership skills and who want to help lead transformative change in the church and the world, has chosen its thirteenth class, adding six students for the 2013-2014 academic year.
HELM Leadership Fellows are selected from among first year college and university students based on their leadership potential, church participation, and academic promise. New fellows are:
- Nelson Gould, a prospective Biology major at Chapman University, from Mayfair Christian Church in Stockton, California.
- Spencer Waters, a Business Administration and Legal Studies major at Culver-Stockton College, and a member of First Christian Church of Hannibal, Missouri.
- Alexi Pyles, a Physical Therapy major at Bethany College, and member of Gateway Christian Church in Los Angeles, California.
- Annaliese Baker, a Business and Marketing student at Chapman University and a member of Hyde Park Christian Church in Austin, Texas
- Finley Baldwin, a Psychology major at North Carolina State University, from Hillyer Memorial Christian Church in Raleigh, North Carolina.
- Jonaphine Rae Mata, a Pre-Med student at the University of Texas-Austin and a member of United Christian Church in Austin, Texas.
Disciples Leadership Institute Expands Opportunities in 2013-2014
In partnership with Reconciliation Ministries, The National Convocation and the Ohio Region, HELM will a Disciples Leadership Institute conference in Columbus, Ohio with two separate sessions October 5-6 and October 25-27. For details and registration information go to http://www.ccinoh.com/regional-calendar.aspx
DLI events bring young congregational leaders together across boundaries of race, language and culture to explore each others’ experience of God, Christ, Spirit, and community.
The next DLI conference is planned for the Denver, Colorado area in summer 2014.