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Staff and participants at the "Care for the Journey" retreat
NEWS, STORIES, MENTAL HEALTH

Ministries Partner to Support Disciples Clergy and Families Post-Harvey

NBA   |   January 12, 2018

In January, Week of Compassion, National Benevolent Association, and the Pension Fund partnered together to host a spiritual wellness retreat for 21 clergy and their families who were impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

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Care for the Journey: A Wellness Retreat for Clergy and Families Affected by Hurricane Harvey: January 3-5, 2018
MENTAL HEALTH, NEWS

Care for the Journey: Hurricane Harvey Response

Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick   |   November 16, 2017

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Week of Compassion, National Benevolent Association, and Pension Fund are partnering to offer spiritual wellness care with affected clergy from the Houston area.

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Angela Whitenhill, Mental Health Initiative Manager
MENTAL HEALTH, NEWS

Expanding the Mental Health Initiative with New Manager Position, Additional Programs and Resources

NBA   |   February 09, 2017

NBA is expanding its mental health and wellness efforts into a fuller Mental Health Initiative (MHI), in partnership with Disciples Home Missions, with Angela Whitenhill serving as Manager.

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Rev. Gabe Pfefer
MENTAL HEALTH, STORIES

Self-Care Strategies on a Budget

Rev. Gabe Pfefer   |   October 20, 2016

Living with chronic depression, anxiety, or other mental illness can feel like a full-time job. However, there are a number of things you can do to help ease this burden a bit and even find moments of pleasure on the most difficult days.

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MENTAL HEALTH, STORIES

Mental Health and Single Parenthood: Releasing Bitterness for Betterment

DeJuana Golden   |   October 06, 2016

For any single parent, whether mom or dad, it can be draining and emotionally difficult to reconcile the fact that you are handling a role meant for two.

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LEARNING / TRAINING

Webinar: Lock Up Your Neighbors? How the United States Deals with Immigration

February 15, 2018

This webinar shares information about the scandalous use of private prisons to incarcerate and detain individuals and families who are simply seeking better lives for themselves in the United States. Join us to learn how you and your congregation can get involved supporting those presently being detained, along with their families and loved ones.

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Dean Bucalos

Mission Specialist, Prison and Jail Ministries Affinity Group
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, ADVOCACY

Christian Services for Children in Alabama shows the love of Christ by providing counseling and other related services to children and their families.