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Alice Rippe, AARP Spirit Seniors Coordinator for OFEC
INCUBATE, STORIES

Seniors Sipping Tea

Rev. Sharyn Cosby   |   May 28, 2019

Oklahoma Family Empowerment Center’s Spirit Seniors group is active and enjoying life. They get together every week for different activities, including afternoon tea.

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Rev. Dean Bucalos, Executive Director of Mission Behind Bars and Beyond
INCUBATE, STORIES

You Need a Confidant

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   May 21, 2019

Rev. Dean Bucalos says: Everyone in this work needs a confidant. Someone they can talk to and with whom they can share their greatest fears and wildest dreams. In my ministry, I have found two people. And I recommend this model to everyone involved in non-profit work.

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Rev. Darnell Fennell, NBA Director of Social Entrepreneurship
NEWS, INCUBATE

NBA Welcomes Rev. Darnell Fennell as Director of Social Entrepreneurship

NBA   |   May 16, 2019

The National Benevolent Association (NBA) of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) calls Rev. Darnell Fennell to serve as the new Director of Social Entrepreneurship, effective May 8, 2019.

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"Brokenness" by artist Alberto Mondragon
INCUBATE, STORIES

I Was That Broken Angel

Rev. Nora Jacob   |   May 13, 2019

As a movement for wholeness in a fragmented world, how do we offer encouragement and healing after harm has been done?

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Oakland Peace Center's memory garden is blooming
INCUBATE, STORIES

The Memory Garden Is Blooming

Rev. Sandhya Jha   |   April 29, 2019

The memory garden is blooming at the Oakland Peace Center right now. Read this reflection on the literal and symbolic significance.

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Trivia letters with coffee mug
GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Who Wants to Be the Smartest Disciple? NBA Trivia Night at General Assembly

July 21, 2019

Join us on Sunday, July 21, for a Trivia Night after-session at General Assembly, benefiting the National Benevolent Association! Form a team to compete in trivia consisting of general knowledge, with a special round focused on Disciples and NBA.

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Bonnie Osei-Frimpong

Director of NBA XPLOR
OLDER ADULTS

The mission of the Columbia Area Older Adult Ministry is to share compassion, love, and care of God to older adults.