Feeding Families: How South Hills Christian Church Answered their Community’s Call

South Hills Christian Church in Fort Worth, Texas used the COVID-19 NBA Response Grant to feed families in their neighborhood.

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NBA Welcomes Second Incubate Partner of 2020, Good Life Care Resource Center

The National Benevolent Association is welcoming another faith-rooted social enterprise as a new Incubate partner. Good Life Care Resource Center is NBA’s twelfth Incubate partner.

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NBA Encourages Civic Action on Election Day Nov. 3

In partnership with the Office of General Minister and President and other Disciples of Christ general ministries, the NBA will use Tuesday, November 3, and the weeks leading up as a time for action, advocacy, and activism as it relates to voting rights in the United States.

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The Space Between: Examining Where Faith and Culture Meet

NBA Board of Trustee member, Rev. Pedro Ramos-Goycolea, shares the powerful conversations he facilitated with NBA's Mental Health & Wellness Initiative over the summer.

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New Hope Christian Church’s COVID-19 BBQ

New Hope Christian Church in Camden, Mississippi was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic almost immediately. Members of this rural community and congregation lost their jobs, schools were closed with little to no virtual options, and the elderly population was running low on food. So in June, they hosted a barbecue to show strength, resilience and to give the community hope, and feed hungry people.

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NBA’s Generosity Allowed Us to Provide Foster Care Baskets to our Families

With the help of a COVID-19 NBA Response Grant, Christian Services for Children in Alabama were able to provide activity baskets for their foster families.

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Healthy Grieving Techniques

The grief brought about by the pandemic, and its complicated nature is not limited to just that which is experienced because of death. People are grieving the loss of employment, the loss of physical contact with others, the loss of routine, possibly the loss of shelter, adequate food, or other necessities. Rev. Dr. Mark Poindexter shares how we can work through this grief.

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Families React to Receiving Grant Funding from their Congregation

Before COVID-19 even hit the city of Garland, Texas, members of Iglesia Cristiana Bethel church were feeling the negative effects of the virus. Members had lost their jobs or had their hours severely cut. So, Pastors Yolanda and Rev. Julio Danilo Estrada applied for a COVID-19 NBA Response Grant to help their congregation through this difficult time. Here's just a taste of the impact the grant has made.

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Galileo Church’s Story: The Impact of the COVID-19 Response Grant

In mid-March, as it became clear that the pandemic was not going to be a temporary thing, Galileo Christian Church began to evaluate its budget to see where they could set aside money to support members of their congregation. They applied for a COVID-19 NBA Response Grant to help them in this work.

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NBA Announces New Incubate Partner, StoryWagen

The National Benevolent Association welcomes StoryWagen as a new Incubate partner and affiliate that is committed to innovative approaches to health and social service ministry.

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