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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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Courtney Sharp
STORIES, XPLOR

My Leap of Faith Crossing the Midwest

NBA   |   January 29, 2020

2019-20 Hiram Mantua, OH XPLOR Resident Courtney Sharp shares some snapshots from her time in the XPLOR program.

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Foster Frimpong and Pastor Yani Davis share a moment of prayer and reflection.
STORIES, INCUBATE

Finding My Next Steps at SENT 2019

NBA   |   December 17, 2019

2019 SENT Seminar participant Foster Frimpong shares how the after school program he's starting has shifted in a great way since attending SENT.

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2019-20 Mission and Ministry Grants Map
NEWS, DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES

Announcing the 2019 Mission and Ministry Grant Recipients

NBA   |   December 02, 2019

For the third year of the Mission and Ministry Grants Program, the National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is granting a total of $166,200 to 22 Disciples projects.

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Dr. Lisa Enders Tunstall, founder of Broken, Mended and Restored
NEWS

In a Spirit of Thanksgiving and Preparation, NBA Board of Trustees Meets in Pomona

NBA   |   November 25, 2019

As an annual practice, the NBA board meets once a year at or near the location of an NBA partner. With that, the NBA staff and board were excited to meet on the campus of Urban Mission Community Partners (UMCP) in Pomona, California. Read about our time spent with Incubate partners and our board.

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MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE

SoulCare: Taking a Pause in Crisis

May 27, 2020

Our Mental Health & Wellness Initiative team invites you to join us for a moment to pause and process. Over the coming weeks, NBA will host a series of SoulCare moments to practice self-care and prayer.

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C. Mark Palmer

Peer Group Convener
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ADDICTION RECOVERY, HOMELESSNESS, HOUSING, MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Recovery Cafe San Jose is a healing community for those traumatized by homelessness, addiction and mental health challenges. We are founded on the belief that every human being is precious, worthy of love and deserving of the opportunities to fulfill his or her potential.