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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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Rev. Dani Loving Cartwright and Rev. Terri Hard Owens on the road
NBA+OGMP ON THE ROAD, DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, STORIES

Reflections from the Road: From the Driver’s Seat

Rev. Dani Loving Cartwright   |   May 07, 2018

One of the privileges of being the driver is that you get to look both in the rearview mirror and into the windshield at the same time.

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NBA Staff and partners group photo
NBA+OGMP ON THE ROAD, DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, STORIES

Reflections from the Road: San Jose and Oakland

Dr. Kerry Swindle   |   May 01, 2018

Knowing that her term on our Board would come to an end this summer, one trustee took the chance to meet Rev. Terri Hord Owens and went on the road.

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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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Gary Zimmerman

Vice President of Administration and CFO
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COMMUNITY BUILDING, COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE, HOMELESSNESS, PRISON AND JAIL MINISTRY, RE-ENTRY , HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY

UMCP is a community-focused nonprofit organization that seeks community wholeness, resilience, and sustainability by working with families and individuals at risk from poverty, hunger, homelessness, incarceration, and/or inadequate education and healthcare.