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Succession Plan???
INCUBATE, STORIES

Succession Plan???

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   November 12, 2018

If small non-profits expect and want their hard, foundational work to have long-range significance, thinking about future leadership is not only necessary but also critical.

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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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Rev. Dean Bucalos
INCUBATE, STORIES

Incubate Partnerships

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   April 03, 2018

For non-profits, there's always a sense that you are in a constant battle for limited funding and increased exposure. But does it have to be that way?

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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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FUNDRAISER/SPECIAL EVENT

Who Wants to Be the Smartest Disciple? NBA Trivia Night at General Assembly

July 21, 2019

Join us on Sunday, July 21, for a Trivia Night After-Session at the 2019 General Assembly, benefiting the National Benevolent Association!

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Ben Bohren

Mission Specialist, NBA XPLOR
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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!