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2016 Dickerson Scholars and Jones Scholars Named

Higher Education & Leadership Ministries named 5 doctoral students as recipients of either the Ann E. Dickerson Scholarship or the William Gilbert & Florence Leonard Jones Scholarship. The Dickerson Scholarship honors Ann E. Dickerson who was elected Vice-Moderator of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in August 1975. A member of the faculty of Meharry […]

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2016 HELM Leadership Fellows Named

  9 Disciples College Freshmen Students Selected as HELM Leadership Fellows This year, HELM selected 9 incoming students to join the cohort of the Leadership Fellows Program. These students were selected from an expansive pool of extremely qualified applicants. Through their mindful involvement in their schools and churches, the 9 new Fellows have successfully established […]

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Higher Education & Leadership Ministries Announces Relocation to Indianapolis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 2, 2016 Contact: Hollie Woodruff,, 314-991-3000 Higher Education & Leadership Ministries Announces Relocation to Indianapolis Move Allows for Increased Collaboration and Greater Financial Equilibrium ST. LOUIS – Higher Education & Leadership Ministries (HELM), St. Louis, a General Ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), has announced its plans to […]


2016 Commencement Activities

Congratulations to the upcoming graduates of our Colleges, Universities and Seminaries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)!  Throughout the month of May and June our fourteen Colleges and Universities and seven affiliated seminaries will host their commencement exercises. A variety of distinguished individuals from across the country have been invited to speak at the […]

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Williams named Dean of Worship and Music

Rev. Khalia J. Williams will join Candler School of Theology as Assistant Dean of Worship and Music and Assistant Professor in the Practice of Worship beginning this summer. Rev. William serves as a Director for Higher Education and Leadership Ministries and is the Board’s current Vice-Chair. Congratulations Rev. Williams! Read the full announcement from Candler […]