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In an person gathering of The Turning Table pre-COVID.
STORIES, MISSION & MINISTRY GRANTS

Turning Tables Toward Mental Health and Wellness

January 26, 2021

Read about how  The Turning Table a project from the United Church of Christ St. Augustine in St. Augustine, Florida used their Mission and Ministry Grant to create a space to talk about mental health.

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STORIES, MISSION & MINISTRY GRANTS, SPANISH STORIES, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Showing Students What’s Possible: KidZClub Provides Bilingual Tutoring and Support for College

January 15, 2021

KidzClub at West Street Church in Tipton, Indiana shares how receiving a 2019-20 Mission & Ministry grant impacted their ministry.

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NEWS, MISSION & MINISTRY GRANTS

Announcing the 2020-21 NBA Mission & Ministry Grant Recipients

NBA   |   December 29, 2020

Introducing our Mission & Ministry grantees for the 2020-21 cycle!

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Gisselle Sarabia is the winner of a $4,000 Toyota Financial Services 2020 “Making Life Easier” Scholarship
MISSION & MINISTRY GRANTS, STORIES

All People’s College Corner Program Successfully Helps Teens Afford College

December 21, 2020

All People's Community Center shares how receiving a 2019-20 Mission & Ministry grant impacted their ministry.

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MISSION & MINISTRY GRANTS

Expanding Excellence in Dementia Care During Critical Year for Seniors

December 14, 2020

Juliette Fowler Communities shares how receiving a 2019-20 Mission & Ministry grant impacted their ministry.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES

Why Followers of Jesus Should Oppose Capital Punishment

May 26, 2021

Recently, there has been a rise in the number of executions of people on death row, particularly by the federal government. For decades, there have been debates over the use of capital punishment as a sentence for serious criminal offenses. What does the Bible say about capital punishment? Should followers of Jesus Christ, who was executed himself, oppose the use of capital punishment? Learn from a chaplain who has worked on death row in Florida for many years why followers of Jesus should be opposed to the use of capital punishment.

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April Lewton

Vice President of Development and Marketing
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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, HOUSING, ADVOCACY

Woodhaven provides services for adults with developmental disabilities that empower them to be active and independent members of the city they love and live with dignity in their own community-based homes and apartments.