As a Church, we are blessed to have the expertise of health providers and social service partners providing direct care in communities every day. As the Disciples general ministry for health and social services, the NBA commits to empowering all to learn, collaborate, and grow stronger together. We invite you to explore the following informational reports and other resources and materials dealing with topics spanning our general mission of health and social service ministry.
On December 14, 2012, the community of Newtown, Connecticut, experienced tremendous tragedy following a violent shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school. David Lundeen, NBA Vice President of Mission and Ministry, reflects on important questions following this violent and sorrowful situation.Learn More
Children's Disaster Services (CDS) and its trained and certified volunteers provide care for children and families following disasters. The CDS 27-hour overnight workshops provide required training for volunteers who wish to serve in the program.Learn More
Learn more about supporting general ministries through Disciples Mission Fund, and find materials and resources available for your congregation's Special Day Offering for Easter. The National Benevolent Association and our fellow general ministries are grateful for your support!Learn More