Established in 1972, Disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ is a Franciscan religious community that offers fellowship evangelism, spiritual studies and worship services. It provides missionary, priesthood training and religious educational services. The church offers Christian counseling services for overcoming chastity, poverty, and drug and alcohol addiction. It organizes a range of conferences, meetings and retreat sessions for men and women. Disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ also conducts various church planting and evangelistic missions throughout the United States and various developing and underdeveloped countries. Additionally, the church publishes a regular newsletter that has information on church s activities and events.