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NEWS, DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, MISSION & MINISTRY GRANTS

Announcing the 2019 Mission & Ministry Grant Recipients

NBA   |   December 02, 2019

For the third year of the Mission & 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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Specialized Peer Group for Disciples Chaplains
NEWS, DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, STORIES, INCUBATE, MENTAL HEALTH

National Benevolent Association and Disciples Health and Social Service Ministries Abide Together to Meet Community Needs

NBA   |   April 09, 2019

Your gifts to Disciples Mission Fund (DMF) and the Easter Special Offering support NBA and Disciples health and social service ministries, as we abide together in the life-giving and life-saving work we have been called to do.

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Mark D. Anderson, NBA President and CEO
DONOR STORIES, DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, STORIES

A Privilege to Give

Mark Anderson   |   March 14, 2019

Mark D. Anderson says he has become conscious that his level of generosity is associated with his level of gratitude. He financially supports NBA because of his gratitude.

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The 2018-19 NBA Advocacy and Activism Peer Group
ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, NEWS, STORIES, DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES

NBA Advocacy and Activism Peer Group Launches, Remembers Michael Brown in St. Louis

Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick   |   August 15, 2018

As we continue to connect and resource Disciples health and social service ministries, we have called together eight Disciples activists into our newest Peer Learning and Wellness Group for Advocacy and Activism.

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NBA Marketing and Development Peer Group Closing Celebration, May 2018
DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, STORIES

Ministry of Presence as a Peer Group Convener

Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick   |   August 10, 2018

Ministry can be lonely sometimes. As a peer group convener, my greatest joy is bringing people together so they know they are not alone, sharing in their joys and challenges, and watching new relationships form that reflect the very presence of God among us.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES

Why Followers of Jesus Should Oppose Capital Punishment

May 26, 2021

Recently, there has been a rise in the number of executions of people on death row, particularly by the federal government. For decades, there have been debates over the use of capital punishment as a sentence for serious criminal offenses. What does the Bible say about capital punishment? Should followers of Jesus Christ, who was executed himself, oppose the use of capital punishment? Learn from a chaplain who has worked on death row in Florida for many years why followers of Jesus should be opposed to the use of capital punishment.

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Amanda Hundt

Director of Marketing
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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.