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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

Why Followers of Jesus Should Oppose Capital Punishment

May 26, 2021

Recently, there has been a rise in the number of executions of people on death row, particularly by the federal government. For decades, there have been debates over the use of capital punishment as a sentence for serious criminal offenses. What does the Bible say about capital punishment? Should followers of Jesus Christ, who was executed himself, oppose the use of capital punishment? Learn from a chaplain who has worked on death row in Florida for many years why followers of Jesus should be opposed to the use of capital punishment.

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Angelica Santiago Gonzalez

Administrative Assistant, Operations
COMMUNITY BUILDING, MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS

StoryWagen is an NBA Incubate partner. The organization is a mobile resource and listening center focused on spiritual health.