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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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UrbanMission Community Partners gathering
INCUBATE, STORIES

Call and Response

Rev. Al Lopez   |   May 12, 2017

God is constantly speaking to all of us through our communities and partners, inviting us to be agents of wholeness in a fragmented world. How do we respond to this exciting and challenging call?

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INCUBATE, STORIES

Vision of Wholeness

Rev. Nora Jacob, Rev. Al Lopez   |   January 12, 2016

UrbanMission was planted in a Conference-owned empty church building in South Pomona, California. We are involved in partnerships with more than two dozen nonprofit and faith-based organizations.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES

The Prison Abolition Movement: Eliminating the Prison Industrial Complex

July 16, 2020

The Prison Abolition Movement has many facets worth exploring. Dr. Jason Williams, Assistant Professor, Justice Studies at Montclair State University will lead this important webinar and discussion as the church explores alternatives to our broken corrections system.

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Ben Bohren

Mission Specialist, NBA XPLOR
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COMMUNITY BUILDING, COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE, HOMELESSNESS, PRISON AND JAIL MINISTRY, RE-ENTRY , HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY

UMCP is a community-focused nonprofit organization that seeks community wholeness, resilience, and sustainability by working with families and individuals at risk from poverty, hunger, homelessness, incarceration, and/or inadequate education and healthcare.