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 webinars, workshops, reports, and other resources and materials dealing with topics spanning our general mission of health and social service ministry.


 

2019 GA SoulCare Moment
MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE   |   PDF

2019 SoulCare: A Moment to Pause and Process

As we did at the 2017 and 2019 General Assembly, we invite you to practice the art of pausing and being present in the moment. We hope these practices can also be take home with you and used in your context, meetings, and worship life.

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Advent Resources from the Mental Health Initiative, 2018

The NBA Mental Health Initiative Resource Task Team shares these Advent resources to encourage and sustain those journeying life with mental illness during the holiday and winter season.

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XPLOR

Apply to be a 2019-20 NBA XPLOR Resident

We are now accepting applications for 2019-20 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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WORSHIP RESOURCES

Disciples Mission Fund Resources

Learn more about supporting general ministries through Disciples Mission Fund, and find materials and resources available for your congregation.

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