THE REV. DAVID KAGIWADA, A JAPANESE-AMERICAN MINISTER, WAS ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN PACIFIC/ASIAN DISCIPLES OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH (DISCIPLES OF CHRIST). HE SERVED CONGREGATIONS IN CALIFORNIA AND INDIANA. THE REV. KAGIWADA WAS KNOWN AS A STRONG ADVOCATE FOR RACIAL JUSTICE, RECONCILIATION AND CHRISTIAN UNITY, FUNDAMENTAL VALUES THAT UNDERGIRD NAPAD’S MINISTRY TO THIS DAY
5Th Biennial NAPAD fall Celebration in Christian Church of North California-Nevada will be held on September 9, 2017 in Raynor Park Christian Church, 1515 Partridge Ave. Sunnyvale, CA 94087, Registration is open now. $10 for adult, free for Kids 12 and under
Contact: Meaalofa Amosa: firstname.lastname@example.org 510 467-3658
Shirley Kinoshita: email@example.com 408-255-3048
Rev. Daniel Kyung-min Lee: firstname.lastname@example.org 408 679-7769
In support of the Global Ministries of the Disciples and the UCC, the CCU and the NAPAD passed a General Assembly resolution regarding the peaceful and just reunification of the two Koreas a couple of years ago. The NAPAD urges the Disciples to pray for the Korean Peninsula on Sunday, August 13th this year
General Assembly is coming. Even though NAPAD has no formal Luncheon this time, currently we have planned five gatherings for the General Assembly.
• NAPAD Ice Breaker Meeting on Saturday, July 8 from 4:00-5:00 PM, at the Indiana Convention Center in Room 106
• NAPAD Ministers Gathering on Monday, July 10 from 9:00-10:00 PM, at the Indiana Convention Center in Room 106
• NAPAD Disciples Women’s Gathering on Monday, July 10 from 5:00-6:00 PM, at the Indiana Convention Center in Room 114
• NAPAD Korean Disciples Gathering on Tuesday, July 11 from 9:00-10:00 PM, at the Indiana Convention Center in Room 113
• NAPAD Sunday Service and Lunch on Sunday, July 9 from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM at Bethel Christian Church (1940 N. Campbell Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46218)
We are looking forward to seeing you in July at the General Assembly!
David Kagiwada & Soongook Choi Scholarship for 2017-2018 school is open and the deadline for the application is March 15, 2017 go to https://www.discipleshomemissions.org/clergy/scholarships/ for more information
The 19th biennial Convocation will be held at Raynor Park Christian Church, Sunnyvale, CA. Over the past decades, Convocation gathers Pacific-Asian Disciples from all over the United States and Canada. The theme for this Convocation is, “Be Reconciled in Christ” with its biblical reference to 2 Corinthians 5:18-20.