Rev. Clarence Johnson

Rev. Clarence Johnson is Disciples Seminary Foundation's Director of Pastoral Formation in Northern California. He earned the Master of Divinity Degree from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, Indiana and the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Tougaloo College in Mississippi. He was admitted into the Doctor of Ministry Program at the San Francisco Theological Seminary in San Anselmo, California in February 2015 as one of only three DSF Presidential Scholars. He has served as Chair of the Board of Directors of Christian Church Homes of Northern California; as Moderator of the Christian Church of Northern California-Nevada (CCNC-N) and most recently as Chair of the Regional Minister Search Committee. In 2007 he was called as Senior Minister-Pastor of Mills Grove Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Oakland, California where he has served continuously since. 

Why did you say "yes" to the NBA Board of Trustees?

I said yes because I was "asked" by the President and CEO of NBA.

The NBA's vision statement is "creating communities of compassion and care." What does that mean to you?

The creation of Communities of Compassion and Care means NBA values the sanctity of all human life as do I as a member of the CC(DOC).

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The Impact of Group Therapy for Caregivers of Children with Special Needs

August 13, 2020

Since the Coronavirus outbreak, children’s special education and social services in schools have not been carried out smoothly. To offer some reprieve, Walking on Water Christian Church used a COVID-19 NBA Response Grant to host a series of group counseling sessions for caregivers.

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