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"Brokenness" by artist Alberto Mondragon
INCUBATE, STORIES

I Was That Broken Angel

Rev. Nora Jacob   |   May 13, 2019

As a movement for wholeness in a fragmented world, how do we offer encouragement and healing after harm has been done?

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Je Ne Se Pas by Rodriguez Charles
INCUBATE, STORIES

Art-Show Season with UrbanMission Community Partners: Beyond the Blue

Rev. Nora Jacob   |   December 03, 2018

Fall 2018 marks the third year of UrbanMission Community Partners’ InsideOut Art program. These art shows and alternative gift fairs exhibit creative work by artists who currently or previously have experienced incarceration.

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Stewart Detention Center, in the town of Lumpkin, Georgia
STORIES, PRISON AND JAIL, INCUBATE

Being with Jonathan

Rev. Nora Jacob   |   November 21, 2017

"What is the value of disconnection and isolation? Who benefits?" Rev. Nora Jacob gets a glimpse into life at a federal detention center on a visit with the NBA Prison and Jail Ministries Peer Group.

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InsideOut Art Show logo
INCUBATE, STORIES

Telling Our Stories

Rev. Nora Jacob   |   October 30, 2017

This year’s theme of UMCP's InsideOut Art Show, “The Distance Between Us,” was selected by incarcerated artists at the California Institution for Men.

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INCUBATE, PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

Launching the Ministry...InsideOut

Rev. Nora Jacob   |   September 27, 2016

Creativity and protest, celebration and publicity—all of these, rolled into what we’re calling the InsideOut Art Show, will be unveiled October 7-8, 2016, in our fresh expression of ministry and mission in South Pomona, California.

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Trivia letters with coffee mug
GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Who Wants to Be the Smartest Disciple? NBA Trivia Night at General Assembly

July 21, 2019

Join us on Sunday, July 21, for a Trivia Night after-session at General Assembly, benefiting the National Benevolent Association! Form a team to compete in trivia consisting of general knowledge, with a special round focused on Disciples and NBA.

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Brittany King

Marketing Associate
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ADVOCACY, YOUNG ADULTS

As an emerging social entrepreneurship nonprofit model of ministry, the Oakland Peace Center exists as a physical space and a network of more than 40 Bay Area based nonprofits.