Care Resources

Informational reports, small-group activities, educational resources, videos, and handouts that you are welcome to use in your local communities.

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.


 

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GRANT FUNDING   |   APPLICATION

2017 NBA Mission and Ministry Grant Program

NBA is now offering a new Mission and Ministry Grant Program to support Disciples congregations and ministries working with older adults and at-risk children and youth across the life of the church.

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WORSHIP RESOURCES

2017 Resources for Disciples Mission Fund

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!

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EDUCATION AND TRAINING, MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE, PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES , SOCIAL ENTERPRISE, SOCIAL JUSTICE   |   PDF

2017 Workshops and Resources from General Assembly

If you missed the 2017 General Assembly or a specific workshop, several presentations will be made available here!

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Apply to be a 2017-18 XPLOR Resident

We are now accepting applications for 2017-18 NBA XPLOR Residents! Please complete the online application here. Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you!

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Children and Crisis

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.

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EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Children's Disaster Services Training Workshops

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.

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