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NEWS, INCUBATE

Meet our SENT 2020 Presenters

NBA   |   August 04, 2020

NBA has adapted its traditional SENT model and moved the seminar to online-only this year. We are grateful to our lineup of esteemed presenters who will share their knowledge with our SENT participants. Get to know them!

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NBA XPLOR team (clockwise): Rev. Virzola Law, Rev. Bonnie Osei-Frimpong, Rev. Rebecca Hale and Rev. Dr. Ben Bohren
NEWS, XPLOR, CORONAVIRUS

NBA XPLOR Announces Hiatus for 2020-21 Program Year

NBA   |   June 26, 2020

After considerable discernment, the National Benevolent Association (NBA) has made the difficult decision to place our young adult residential program, NBA XPLOR, on hiatus for the 2020-21 program year.

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NEWS

NBA Board of Trustees Meets Virtually, Reflects on Racial Justice, Coronavirus

NBA   |   June 23, 2020

Members of the Board of Trustees for the National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) met June 4–5, 2020, for their Spring meeting.

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NEWS, CORONAVIRUS, ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, MENTAL HEALTH

NBA Pauses Operations for Week of Reflection and Care, June 15 – 19

NBA   |   June 10, 2020

During the week of June 15–19, the National Benevolent Association will pause all staff operations and programs. For this week, the NBA will not be hosting any events nor will we be meeting with leaders of peer groups and various ministry partner organizations. Our staff will refrain from responding to emails and we will be silent on our NBA social media accounts.

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Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick, Associate Vice President for Organizational Development
NEWS

NBA Announces Staffing Updates, Winter 2020

NBA   |   February 26, 2020

The National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is grateful for the ongoing commitment of our staff and is excited to announce recent staff updates and celebrations this season.

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SPECIAL EVENT

Voting Rights and U.S. Elections: Are You Ready?

August 26, 2020

Join the National Benevolent Association for a webinar to engage with leaders who are tackling voting rights issues and learn how your communities can take action.

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Angela Whitenhill-Shields

Mental Health Initiative Manager
Patchwork Central
COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE, MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS, CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, ENVIRONMENT, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY

Patchwork Central is a neighborhood outreach organization. Its health ministry offers a holistic approach to health and wellness for the community.