SPECIAL EVENT

NBA + OGMP On the Road: Connecting Communities of Compassion and Care

March 12-18, 2018

This spring, the National Benevolent Association (NBA) and the Office of the General Minister and President (OGMP) are going on the road "connecting communities of compassion and care!" During the week of March 12-18, 2018, Rev. Terri Hord Owens will be traveling to visit with Disciples health and social service ministries across the United States.

Disciples Gatherings: Save the Date!

Over the course of the week and across the country, Rev. Owens and NBA staff and trustees will be traveling to visit with NBA ministry partners and local Disciples. Gather for brunch with fellow Disciples in Texas, Ohio, and California for conversation about NBA Initiatives in these regions and Q&A with Rev. Owens - event details and registration below! 

Dallas, TX: Tuesday, March 13

9:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Northway Christian Church, Fellowship Hall
7202 W. Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX 75225 (view map)

Featuring NBA initiatives and Disciples health and social service ministries in the Southwest Region, including NBA Mission and Ministry Grantee RISE and SHINE and the NBA Mental Health Initiative, as well as presentation and Q&A with GMP Rev. Terri Hord Owens.

Cleveland, OH: Wednesday, March 14

9:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Sheraton Cleveland Airport Hotel, Cygnus Room, 1st Floor
5300 Riverside Drive, Cleveland, OH 44135 (view map)

Featuring NBA initiatives and Disciples health and social service ministries in and near the Ohio Region, including NBA Prison and Jail Ministries, Mission Behind Bars and Beyond, Cleveland Christian Home, and NBA Mission and Ministry Grantees The 'Bet'Away Group, The Gathering Space, and Expanded Kitchen for Shared Meals at the Dinner Table, as well as presentation and Q&A with GMP Rev. Terri Hord Owens.

Oakland, CA: Saturday, March 17

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Mills Grove Christian Church
5410 Fleming Avenue, Oakland, CA 94619 (view map)

Featuring NBA initiatives and Disciples health and social service ministries in the Northern California-Nevada Region, including Recovery Cafe San JoseUrbanMission Community Partners, Oakland Peace Center, and advocacy and activism efforts, as well as presentation and Q&A with GMP Rev. Terri Hord Owens.

Through dialogue, presentations, and gatherings, we seek to deepen the connections and knowledge between health and social service ministries and Rev. Owens, especially in her leadership role with the Disciples, while also enhancing the connections that health and social service leaders have with the NBA and with the wider church. We are excited for these opportunities to connect with fellow Disciples - look forward to gathering with you soon!

Learn more about NBA as the health and social services general ministry of the Christian Church (Disciple of Christ) >> 

RSVP for Brunch in Dallas, Cleveland, or Oakland!

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Rev. Terri Hord Owens
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Texas - Ohio - California
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