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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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Webinar: Building a Congregation-Based Mental Health Ministry
MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE

Webinar: Building a Congregation-Based Mental Health Ministry

April 26, 2018

Across the church, faith-filled Disciples are desiring to build mental health ministries in their local congregations. However, mental health and wellness is a broad, multilayered, and complex topic to address in the church. Often, passionate people are left feeling overwhelmed and unclear how to pull it off. Join us as our presenters share the practical realities of starting such a ministry, their discernment process, and what’s next on the journey!

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Dani Loving Cartwright

Vice President of Operations
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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, HOUSING, ADVOCACY

Woodhaven provides services for adults with developmental disabilities that empower them to be active and independent members of the city they love and live with dignity in their own community-based homes and apartments.