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Sign reads: New Hope Christian Church COVID-19 Church/Community Support Ministry. Free BBQ!
STORIES, CORONAVIRUS

New Hope Christian Church’s COVID-19 BBQ

NBA   |   September 15, 2020

New Hope Christian Church in Camden, Mississippi was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic almost immediately. Members of this rural community and congregation lost their jobs, schools were closed with little to no virtual options, and the elderly population was running low on food. So in June, they hosted a barbecue to show strength, resilience and to give the community hope, and feed hungry people.

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CORONAVIRUS, RESILIENCE AND CARE

NBA’s Generosity Allowed Us to Provide Foster Care Baskets to our Families

September 10, 2020

With the help of a COVID-19 NBA Response Grant, Christian Services for Children in Alabama were able to provide activity baskets for their foster families.

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RESILIENCE AND CARE, CORONAVIRUS, STORIES

Families React to Receiving Grant Funding from their Congregation

September 03, 2020

Before COVID-19 even hit the city of Garland, Texas, members of Iglesia Cristiana Bethel church were feeling the negative effects of the virus. Members had lost their jobs or had their hours severely cut. So, Pastors Yolanda and Rev. Julio Danilo Estrada applied for a COVID-19 NBA Response Grant to help their congregation through this difficult time. Here's just a taste of the impact the grant has made.

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Rev. Dr. Mark Poindexter
MENTAL HEALTH, CORONAVIRUS

Healthy Grieving Techniques

September 03, 2020

The grief brought about by the pandemic, and its complicated nature is not limited to just that which is experienced because of death. People are grieving the loss of employment, the loss of physical contact with others, the loss of routine, possibly the loss of shelter, adequate food, or other necessities. Rev. Dr. Mark Poindexter shares how we can work through this grief.

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Rev. Dr. Katie Hays preaching at a Galileo Church service pre-pandemic.
CORONAVIRUS, RESILIENCE AND CARE

Galileo Church’s Story: The Impact of the COVID-19 Response Grant

August 25, 2020

In mid-March, as it became clear that the pandemic was not going to be a temporary thing, Galileo Christian Church began to evaluate its budget to see where they could set aside money to support members of their congregation. They applied for a COVID-19 NBA Response Grant to help them in this work.

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OLDER ADULTS, HOUSING, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, ADVOCACY

Disciple Homes Management Group provides social services and housing to meet the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual needs of person, in the loving and caring spirit of Christ.