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INCUBATE, STORIES

Hearts for Care: Year-in-Review

Rev. Devon McAnally   |   February 08, 2016

Hearts for Care is a ministry of Disciples Retirement Community of Oklahoma (DRCO) in the Oklahoma Region. The ministry has experienced continued growth as word spreads of the work being done to assist individuals aging in place.

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INCUBATE, STORIES

DRCO: Working Alongside Congregations and Communities

Rev. Devon McAnally   |   August 25, 2014

The Disciples Retirement Community of Oklahoma (DRCO) focus is to care for senior adults throughout the Oklahoma region. Part of the focus involves the development of a new ministry that provides benevolent care to senior adults aging in their home by offering “presence and practical assistance.” It is a collaborative partnership working along side congregations and other community organizations. It is a volunteer based program that focuses on building multi-generational relationships through caring relationships that develop over time.

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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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Tiffany Curtis

Peer Learning & Wellness Group Specialist
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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, ADVOCACY

Hiram Farm is an agricultural setting that serves developmentally disabled adults, with an emphasis on adults on the autism spectrum.