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Rev. Dean Bucalos, Mission Specialist (Prison & Jail Ministries Affinity Group)
INCUBATE, STORIES

From Church Party to House Party

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   November 21, 2017

Working with a development coach was an important first step for Mission Behind Bars and Beyond's institutional development. She helped them to think differently about this process and gave them a great idea: a house party.

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PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

Upstream, Downstream

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   December 05, 2016

It is the ongoing, ever-present, sometimes exhausting work that seeks both to save and rescue those being hurt and harmed and to dismantle the systems that are causing such pain and brokenness.

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INCUBATE, PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

Social Entrepreneurs of Faith: Championing the Cause

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   November 01, 2016

Social entrepreneurs adopt a mission to create and sustain social value. I have come across some amazing ideas that incredibly innovative people have launched into reality.

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INCUBATE, PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

Empowered for Growth and Hope

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   August 09, 2016

Mission Behind Bars and Beyond has been blessed to have received a grant from the NBA Incubate Initiative to work with a development coach.

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PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

Black Lives Matter

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   July 12, 2016

Last March, I had the privilege and pleasure to meet Carter, the newborn son of a friend and colleague of mine. However, beyond those sparkling and alive eyes lay the unspoken, yet real, concerns of Carter’s parents. What does it mean to bring a beautiful African-American boy into the world today? A world where black and brown men are stopped, questioned, arrested and often imprisoned at a scandalously higher rate than white men.

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Rev. Terri Hord Owens
SPECIAL EVENT

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

March 12, 2018

During the week of March 12-18, 2018, General Minister and President Rev. Terri Hord Owens will be traveling with the NBA to visit with Disciples health and social service ministries across the country.

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Rebecca Hale

Executive Vice President
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OLDER ADULTS, HOUSING

We are called to care for aging adults – spiritually, physically and mentally. We continually work to ensure the best possible quality of life for more than 180 individuals each day. Our focus is on healthy bodies, sharp minds and happy hearts!