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Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker leads 2018 SENT Seminar participants on a walk of the Delmar Divide in St. Louis.
ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, INCUBATE, XPLOR, STORIES

Walking the Delmar Divide

Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker   |   January 25, 2019

The Delmar Divide in St. Louis is a place our community regular practices blindness and invisibility of neighbor. The Delmar Divide is a historic street in the city of St. Louis, dividing the city into north and south. NBA groups walk the divide so we can better “see” what locals miss driving every day.

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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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MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE

Mental Health Resource: Online Worship Service for Holy Week

April 17, 2019

Join the NBA’s Mental Health Resource Task Team for a thoughtful and thought provoking online Grief and Loss worship service for Maundy Thursday, facilitated by a collective of voices from across the life of the church.

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Angelica Santiago Gonzalez

Administrative Assistant, Operations
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY

A Small Hand is a specialist pantry that fill the gaps government assistance does not provide, including non-food essentials such as diapers, feeding bottles, pacifiers and other hygiene necessities.