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Sarah Serrano, LCSW
MENTAL HEALTH, STORIES

HABLANDOLE A NUESTROS HIJOS ACERCA DE TIROTEOS EN LAS ESCUELAS / Talking to our Children about School Shootings

Sarah Serrano   |   May 18, 2018

School safety is once more at the forefront of the nation’s mind. But what do parents’ conversations with their children about this topic look like?

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NBA + OGMP On the Road
NBA+OGMP ON THE ROAD, STORIES, NEWS, DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, XPLOR, INCUBATE, MENTAL HEALTH, PRISON AND JAIL

NBA + OGMP On the Road: Connecting Communities of Compassion and Care

NBA   |   April 12, 2018

With stops in Texas, Ohio, and California, we traveled with Rev. Terri Hord Owens for a variety of partner visits, special events, and conversations.

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NBA Mental Health Initiative vision areas
MENTAL HEALTH, NEWS, STORIES

NBA Mental Health Initiative Supports Clergy Care

NBA   |   March 29, 2018

The NBA Mental Health Initiative has five core vision areas of its work, with clergy care at the heart of what we do. We know we cannot truly develop the other four areas without healthy, supported clergy throughout the life of the church.

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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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Combating Mass Incarceration through Bail Reform Webinar
LEARNING / TRAINING

Combating Mass Incarceration through Bail Reform

February 21, 2019

Join us as we explore the present bail system in the United States and the ways The Bail Project is fighting wealth-based detention. Learn how you and your congregation can get involved.

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Lesley Durham

Director of Operations Accounting
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HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, HOMELESSNESS, COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE

Safe Haven is a drop-in program serving the homeless and low-income families in the Baileys Crossroads Community of Falls Church, VA.