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Staff and participants at the "Care for the Journey" retreat
NEWS, STORIES, MENTAL HEALTH

Ministries Partner to Support Disciples Clergy and Families Post-Harvey

NBA   |   January 12, 2018

In January, Week of Compassion, National Benevolent Association, and the Pension Fund partnered together to host a spiritual wellness retreat for 21 clergy and their families who were impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

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NEWS

NBA Funds 21 Grants to Support Older Adults and At-Risk Children and Youth in 2018

NBA   |   December 04, 2017

Through its Mission and Ministry Grants Program, the National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is granting a total of $150,250 to 21 Disciples projects and ministries working with older adults and at-risk children and youth.

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Rev. Greg Jarrell and neighbors give NBA staff and board members a tour and explain the QCFT's history.
NEWS

NBA Board of Trustees Meets in Charlotte, Visits with North Carolina Ministries

NBA   |   November 30, 2017

The NBA's Board of Trustees met together this month in North Carolina, hearing from an NBA Incubate participant, partner, and staff members alike.

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Peaceful protest of the Stockley verdict in St. Louis, by Mark D. Anderson.
ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, NEWS

National Benevolent Association Accompanies Racial Justice Work in St. Louis; Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker Serves as NBA Organizing Specialist

NBA   |   September 20, 2017

The NBA continues to actively support racial justice work across the life of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), particularly through a core group of Disciples clergy activists in St. Louis, including Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker serving as an NBA Organizing Specialist.

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XPLOR, NEWS

Welcoming the 2017-18 NBA XPLOR Residents!

NBA   |   August 18, 2017

For the fourth program year of NBA XPLOR, meet the 18 Residents who will live and serve for 10 months in 2017-18, at 5 Host Sites across the United States!

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LEARNING / TRAINING

Webinar: Lock Up Your Neighbors? How the United States Deals with Immigration

February 15, 2018

This webinar shares information about the scandalous use of private prisons to incarcerate and detain individuals and families who are simply seeking better lives for themselves in the United States. Join us to learn how you and your congregation can get involved supporting those presently being detained, along with their families and loved ones.

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L. Christine Koetting

Associate Vice President of Accounting
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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY

SHARE supports and strengthens families who care for children with special needs through respite care, parent support, and sibling support programs.