Care Resources

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

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES   |   VIDEO

2016-18 NBA Prison and Jail Ministries Peer Group

From 2016 to 2018, the NBA connected prison and jail ministry leaders to cultivate support, mutual dialogue, spiritual renewal, and learning.

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GRANT FUNDING, MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE, PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES , SOCIAL ENTERPRISE, SOCIAL JUSTICE, XPLOR   |   PDF

NBA Impact Report

This year, we are living into a new NBA strategic plan, which will guide our work for the coming years. Read more in our 2018 Ministry Impact Report.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES , EDUCATION AND TRAINING   |   VIDEO

Webinar: A Call to End Solitary Confinement

In this webinar, the National Benevolent Association (NBA) and the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT) discussed the challenging realities of solitary confinement and explored how the church should respond to this practice.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES , EDUCATION AND TRAINING   |   VIDEO

Webinar: Becoming a Welcoming Church: Safe Sanctuary Protocols

In this webinar, you will learn from a legal expert the conditions and restrictions applicable to those convicted of sex offenses, and from a pastor, how to establish protocols and procedures that make it possible to welcome them into your faith community.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES , EDUCATION AND TRAINING   |   POWERPOINT

Webinar: How to Start a Prison Congregation

In this webinar, you will learn how you can start a prison congregation that transforms the lives of people both behind and outside prison bars.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES , EDUCATION AND TRAINING   |   VIDEO

Webinar: Incarceration, Justice, and Restoration

The following resources offer an introduction on how to lead a book study of Michelle Alexander's book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. This webinar is in part a follow-up from resolution GA-1323 presented and affirmed at the 2013 General Assembly of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) as to how congregations can begin to learn about and get involved in prison-related topics.

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