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2017 NBA Mission and Ministry Grantees
NEWS

NBA Announces Release of 2018 Application for Mission and Ministry Grants Program

NBA   |   July 09, 2018

NBA is receiving applications for Disciples congregations and health and social service ministries interested in an NBA Mission and Ministry Grant!

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NBA President and CEO Mark D. Anderson and Board Chair Jackie Compton Bunch, with outgoing trustees Rev. Daphne Gascot Arias and Dr. Kerry Swindle.
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NBA Board of Trustees Meets in St. Louis

NBA   |   July 05, 2018

Members of the Board of Trustees for the National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) met together June 7-9 in St. Louis, MO, for their Spring 2018 in-person meeting.

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Rev. Allen V. Harris (Capital Area Regional Minister), Rev. Dr. Alvin Jackson (retired), Mark Anderson (NBA CEO and President), Rev. Steve Moore (pastor at First Christian Church of Falls Church, which operates Connect Partner Safe Haven)
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NBA Stands with the Poor People’s Campaign

Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker   |   May 22, 2018

For more than 130 years, the National Benevolent Association has been “called to care,” and we will always stand with the poor. This is our legacy.

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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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SPECIAL EVENT

NBA at National Convocation Biennial Session!

July 19, 2018

NBA leaders and ministry partners look forward to participating in this year's National Convocation Biennial Session in Birmingham, Alabama!

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Bonnie Osei-Frimpong

Director of NBA XPLOR
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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY

SHARE supports and strengthens families who care for children with special needs through respite care, parent support, and sibling support programs.