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The Marshall Project: We Are Witnesses
PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

The Marshall Project: “We Are Witnesses”

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   September 06, 2018

I invite you to watch a powerful new film series, created and produced by The Marshall Project. “We Are Witnesses” gives voice to those whose lives are enmeshed in the criminal justice system and provides a rare 360-degree portrait of crime and punishment in America today.

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XPLOR, NEWS, STORIES

Welcoming the 2018-19 NBA XPLOR Residents!

NBA   |   August 15, 2018

Meet the fifth cohort of NBA XPLOR Residents, beginning the 2018-19 XPLOR program year!

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The 2018-19 NBA Advocacy and Activism Peer Group
ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, NEWS, STORIES, DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES

NBA Advocacy and Activism Peer Group Launches, Remembers Michael Brown in St. Louis

Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick   |   August 15, 2018

As we continue to connect and resource Disciples health and social service ministries, we have called together eight Disciples activists into our newest Peer Learning and Wellness Group for Advocacy and Activism.

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Opening Reception, “Making Amends,” Claremont Forum Bookstore & Gallery
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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LEARNING / TRAINING

Webinar: Best Practices for Board Development

October 30, 2018

Join us for a webinar discussing the best practices of board development! Presented by Rev. Dr. Todd Adams, President and CEO of the Pension Fund, and hosted by the NBA Incubate Initiative and Connect Ministries.

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Ben Bohren

Mission Specialist, NBA XPLOR
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COMMUNITY BUILDING, CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY

QC Family Tree works to embody an alternative, a way of life that is centered, whole, and founded on love. We who call ourselves QC Family Tree seek to be kinfolk rooted in discipleship in West Charlotte.