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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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NEWS

NBA Funds 21 Grants to Support Older Adults and At-Risk Children and Youth in 2018

NBA   |   December 04, 2017

Through its Mission and Ministry Grants Program, the National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is granting a total of $150,250 to 21 Disciples projects and ministries working with older adults and at-risk children and youth.

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Rev. Greg Jarrell and neighbors give NBA staff and board members a tour and explain the QCFT's history.
NEWS

NBA Board of Trustees Meets in Charlotte, Visits with North Carolina Ministries

NBA   |   November 30, 2017

The NBA's Board of Trustees met together this month in North Carolina, hearing from an NBA Incubate participant, partner, and staff members alike.

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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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Peaceful protest of the Stockley verdict in St. Louis, by Mark D. Anderson.
ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, NEWS

National Benevolent Association Accompanies Racial Justice Work in St. Louis; Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker Serves as NBA Organizing Specialist

NBA   |   September 20, 2017

The NBA continues to actively support racial justice work across the life of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), particularly through a core group of Disciples clergy activists in St. Louis, including Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker serving as an NBA Organizing Specialist.

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Rev. Terri Hord Owens
SPECIAL EVENT

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

March 12, 2018

During the week of March 12-18, 2018, General Minister and President Rev. Terri Hord Owens will be traveling with the NBA to visit with Disciples health and social service ministries across the country.

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Bonnie Osei-Frimpong

Director of NBA XPLOR
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, ADVOCACY

Tulsa’s Table works to empower at-risk youth with agricultural and culinary skills through food production gardens and a pay-what-you-can community café.