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St. Louis protests following the Stockley verdict in September.
ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, STORIES

Don’t Give Up Until You Get What You Need!

Rev. Derrick L. Perkins, Sr.   |   November 16, 2017

Church family, I come to encourage each of you today that no matter what continues to happen in our families and communities, it’s indeed faithful to keep going until our needs are met.

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Rev. Dr. Jacque Foster, Pastor of Compton Heights Christian Church
ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, STORIES

Let My People Go

Rev. Dr. Jacque Foster   |   October 16, 2017

Rev. Dr. Jacque Foster, NBA Trustee and Pastor of Compton Heights Christian Church, shares her recent sermon on justice movements in St. Louis.

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A view of the sunset from Marillac Center
ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, XPLOR, STORIES

Creative and Artistic Resistance

Nadine Compton   |   October 10, 2017

I recently completed Anti-Racism / Pro-Reconciliation training as part of my marketing and development internship with the NBA. I believed that I knew what to expect, but this time there was an aspect of the training that was new for me.

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Sunrise at the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth
ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, STORIES

Traveling a New Path

Ron Lindsey   |   October 10, 2017

We came together to challenge our old ways of thinking about racism and commit ourselves to traveling a new path — a renewed commitment to be a pro-reconciling witness and church for the world.

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Rev. Terri Hord Owens and Rev. April Johnson serve communion at the Injustice Anywhere Update event in St. Louis on Sept. 27. Photo by Ron Lindsey.
ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, STORIES

God’s Countermoves

Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker   |   September 29, 2017

In the wake of the Stockley verdict, protestors took to the streets, and Disciples clergy and laity joined them. We’ve been standing together, Disciples in St. Louis, as one.

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Succession Planning
LEARNING / TRAINING

Webinar: Succession Planning and Executive Transitions 101

November 29, 2018

This webinar will discuss the purpose and process for developing a succession plan for health and social service non-profits and tips for a successful executive transition from the search process to onboarding.

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Larry J. Morris III

Incubate Program Associate
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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.