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Pacific Southwest Region African American Convocation
NEWS, MENTAL HEALTH

NBA Hosts Wellness Seminar with Pacific Southwest Region African American Convocation

NBA   |   June 06, 2019

In March, the Mental Health Initiative team held a wellness seminar in partnership with the Pacific Southwest Region African-American Convocation.

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Specialized Peer Group for Disciples Chaplains
NEWS, DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, STORIES, INCUBATE, MENTAL HEALTH

National Benevolent Association and Disciples Health and Social Service Ministries Abide Together to Meet Community Needs

NBA   |   April 09, 2019

Your gifts to Disciples Mission Fund (DMF) and the Easter Special Offering support NBA and Disciples health and social service ministries, as we abide together in the life-giving and life-saving work we have been called to do.

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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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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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Dietra Wise Baker

Program Coordinator for Advocacy and Activism
OLDER ADULTS

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