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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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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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INCUBATE, STORIES

Vision of Wholeness

Rev. Nora Jacob, Rev. Al Lopez   |   January 12, 2016

UrbanMission was planted in a Conference-owned empty church building in South Pomona, California. We are involved in partnerships with more than two dozen nonprofit and faith-based organizations.

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PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

Loving Neighbors As Ourselves

Rev. Nora Jacob   |   December 07, 2015

The transition a person makes from prison or jail back into society again is almost always complex in its challenges—not only for those who themselves were incarcerated, but also for their families, friends, and communities.

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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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Ben Bohren

Mission Specialist, NBA XPLOR
WOMEN AND CHILDREN, HOMELESSNESS, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, PRISON AND JAIL MINISTRY

HER Faith Ministries is a 501(c)(3) Christian charity that provides assistance to homeless and needy women and children.