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Rev. Ayanna Johnson Watkins, Director of the NBA Incubate Initiative, with Pastor Milele Hobbs at the 2015 General Assembly.
NEWS, INCUBATE

In Memoriam: Pastor Milele Hobbs

NBA   |   March 14, 2017

Pastor Milele Hobbs, Executive Director of Gomer’s House and Co-Pastor of Trees of Righteousness Christian Church, died on January 15, 2017.

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Jordan Bles
NEWS

NBA Welcomes Jordan Bles as Director of Development

NBA   |   March 01, 2017

The National Benevolent Association (NBA) of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) calls Jordan Bles to serve as Director of Development, beginning February 27, 2017.

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Marketing & Development Peer Group 2017-18
DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, NEWS

Marketing & Development Peer Group Launches at Disciples Development Conference

Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick   |   February 10, 2017

NBA and DHM have called together Disciples-related nonprofit marketing and development personnel, and/or those responsible for this work within their ministries, into a new peer group.

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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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NEWS

NBA Board of Trustees Meets in Portland

NBA   |   November 30, 2016

Members of the Board of Trustees for the National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) met together November 10-12 in Portland, OR, for their Fall 2016 meeting.

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES

Webinar: Becoming a Welcoming Community of Faith to Those with Family Members Who Are Incarcerated

April 6, 2017

This webinar will focus on why churches should become involved in nurturing and supporting those with loved ones who are incarcerated, and how our communities of faith can become part of the solution in reintegrating families when those who are incarcerated return home.

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Virzola Law

Mission Specialist, NBA XPLOR
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY

A Small Hand is a specialist pantry that fill the gaps government assistance does not provide, including non-food essentials such as diapers, feeding bottles, pacifiers and other hygiene necessities.