Senior Adult Care & Leadership Development

A variety of endowed funds have been established to minister to the special needs of Oklahoma’s senior adults.

Disciples Village Tenants Fund (1987)
To provide for residents’ special needs and/or opportunities such as community equipment and furnishings, craft activities or recreation events

Disciples Village Chaplaincy Fund (1991)
To provide a chaplain for Disciples Village, preferably a student at Phillips Theological Seminary. The part-time position enhances the spiritual life of the residents and provides student training opportunities.

Fellowship of John (2009)
To benefit healthcare ministries for seniors.

Older Adult Sharing & Interfaith Services [OASIS] Fund (1995)
To benefit the OASIS adult day care as determined by its Board of Directors

Northeast Active Timers [NEATS] Fund (1999)
To provide benefits to NEATs, an activity and support program for the chronologically gifted (55+). The program also works in conjunction with the Centenarian Club of Oklahoma.

Senior Ministries (2009)
Benefits senior adults through Disciples Retirement Community of Oklahoma (DRCO) and by providing health and wellness information.

Cargile Older Adult Ministries (2002)
The Northeast Area Board uses income from this fund to issue grants to new and current ministries for Older Adults in the Northeast Area.

Leadership Development

At home or around the globe, Disciples foster leadership skills in many individuals.

Leadership Development Fund (1980)
To provide leadership development opportunities for congregations, ministers and lay leaders. Coursework toward a college degree does not qualify

Northeast Leadership Development Scholarship Fund (1986)
To encourage leadership development in the Northeast Area. Coursework toward a college degree does not qualify.

Friendship Journeys (1990)
To provide regional expeditions to third world countries for work projects and educational experiences.

Camps and Conferences
Disciples Women and Men, Church Growth & Education, Pastoral Care
Disciples Educational Scholarships & Related Organizations
Senior Adult Care & Leadership Development
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Oklahoma — Regional, Area & Congregational Ministries
Oklahoma Disciples Foundation

Complete list of all Named Endowment Funds

Endowment Agreement template