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2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident Nadine Compton preaching
STORIES, XPLOR

Do You See Them?

Nadine Compton   |   November 21, 2017

In this sermon delivered at her host congregation, 2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident Nadine Compton responds to the recent wave of sexual abuse allegations in the news and preaches that we, as Disciples, are compelled by our faith to address them.

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ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, XPLOR, STORIES

Creative and Artistic Resistance

Nadine Compton   |   October 10, 2017

I recently completed Anti-Racism / Pro-Reconciliation training as part of my marketing and development internship with the NBA. I believed that I knew what to expect, but this time there was an aspect of the training that was new for me.

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Nadine Compton, 2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident
XPLOR, STORIES

NBA at GA: “I Feel Right at Home”

Nadine Compton   |   August 08, 2017

Until I attended the 2017 General Assembly, I hadn’t met another Disciple beyond my home congregation. General Assembly was a way for me to gain perspective on who was a part of my new community.

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LEARNING / TRAINING

Webinar: Best Practices for Board Development

October 30, 2018

Join us for a webinar discussing the best practices of board development! Presented by Rev. Dr. Todd Adams, President and CEO of the Pension Fund, and hosted by the NBA Incubate Initiative and Connect Ministries.

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Dietra Wise Baker

Program Coordinator for Advocacy and Activism
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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.