Stories & News

Stay up-to-date with the latest from your Disciples health and social service ministries!
 

X
Care for the Journey: A Wellness Retreat for Clergy and Families Affected by Hurricane Harvey: January 3-5, 2018
MENTAL HEALTH, NEWS

Care for the Journey: Hurricane Harvey Response

Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick   |   November 16, 2017

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Week of Compassion, National Benevolent Association, and Pension Fund are partnering to offer spiritual wellness care with affected clergy from the Houston area.

Read More
Marketing & Development Peer Group 2017-18
DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, NEWS

Marketing & Development Peer Group Launches at Disciples Development Conference

Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick   |   February 10, 2017

NBA and DHM have called together Disciples-related nonprofit marketing and development personnel, and/or those responsible for this work within their ministries, into a new peer group.

Read More
DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, NEWS

Disciples Care Exchange Calls Together Executive Leaders Peer Group

Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick   |   August 09, 2016

National Benevolent Association (NBA) and Disciples Home Missions (DHM) have called together Disciple-related nonprofit executives into a peer group to share, learn, and grow in their ministries and relationships.

Read More
PRISON AND JAIL, NEWS

NBA Gathers Prison & Jail Ministry Workers for a Two-Year Peer Group Experience

Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick   |   May 04, 2016

In April, eight prison and jail ministry practitioners gathered in Louisville, Kentucky, to attend the “Reaching Individuals Behind and Beyond the Bars” conference and to kick off the first NBA Prison and Jail Ministries Peer Group

Read More
DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, STORIES

What's Next for the Disciples Care Exchange

Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick   |   January 28, 2016

We have outlined a number of new opportunities we would like to explore in 2016 to further enhance, encourage, and illuminate the partners of the Disciples Care Exchange. Our goals for 2016 are: connecting, resourcing, and amplifying voices across the church.

Read More
LOAD MORE
natl-convo-image
SPECIAL EVENT

NBA at National Convocation Biennial Session!

July 19, 2018

NBA leaders and ministry partners look forward to participating in this year's National Convocation Biennial Session in Birmingham, Alabama!

Read More
gzimmerman-web-headshot-dec2014

Gary Zimmerman

Vice President of Administration and CFO
umcp-logo-final-font-logo
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.