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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WORSHIP RESOURCES

2017 Disciples Mission Fund Resources

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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Advent Worship Resources

As we celebrate the advent season this year, various NBA leaders are sharing advent worship resources.

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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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Ferguson, Clergy, and the Faith that Fuels their Lives

Dr. Leah Gunning Francis, Associate Dean of Contextual Education at Eden Theological Seminary, spoke at the NBA on June 4, 2015. She describes her upcoming book, Faith and Ferguson: Sparking Leadership and Awakening Community, as a collection of stories and emergent issues that she hopes will spur conversation that translates into strategic action. Regarding her experiences and learnings with the clergy and activists related to Ferguson and the fight for racial justice, Gunning Francis encourages us to “awaken our senses” to the situation and environment around us.

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