Stories & News

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INCUBATE, STORIES

An Active Summer for InsideOut Art

Rev. Al Lopez   |   August 10, 2018

UrbanMission Community Partners’ InsideOut Art program, part of UMCP’s Restorative Justice Initiatives, has had an active summer of art exhibits and sacred conversations around incarceration, creativity, and healing.

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NBA Marketing and Development Peer Group Closing Celebration, May 2018
DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, STORIES

Ministry of Presence as a Peer Group Convener

Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick   |   August 10, 2018

Ministry can be lonely sometimes. As a peer group convener, my greatest joy is bringing people together so they know they are not alone, sharing in their joys and challenges, and watching new relationships form that reflect the very presence of God among us.

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Rev. Dr. Hylton at the NBA Staff Reunion, September 2016.
NEWS

In Memoriam: Rev. Dr. Samuel W. Hylton, Jr.

NBA   |   July 16, 2018

The National Benevolent Association (NBA) of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) celebrates the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Samuel W. Hylton, Jr. (February 14, 1927 – July 4, 2018).

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2017 NBA Mission and Ministry Grantees
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NBA Announces Release of 2018 Application for Mission and Ministry Grants Program

NBA   |   July 09, 2018

NBA is receiving applications for Disciples congregations and health and social service ministries interested in an NBA Mission and Ministry Grant!

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NBA President and CEO Mark D. Anderson and Board Chair Jackie Compton Bunch, with outgoing trustees Rev. Daphne Gascot Arias and Dr. Kerry Swindle.
NEWS

NBA Board of Trustees Meets in St. Louis

NBA   |   July 05, 2018

Members of the Board of Trustees for the National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) met together June 7-9 in St. Louis, MO, for their Spring 2018 in-person meeting.

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LEARNING / TRAINING

2018 Webinar Calendar

August 23, 2018

Take a look at the webinars the National Benevolent Association will be presenting throughout 2018. Check back for additional information and registration details as we make updates throughout the year!

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Bonnie Osei-Frimpong

Director of NBA XPLOR
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ADVOCACY, PRISON AND JAIL MINISTRY, RE-ENTRY

Mission Behind Bars and Beyond envisions a world in which every community is equipped to welcome, support, and nurture every returning citizen to re-enter society as healthy and productive people.