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NBA XPLOR 2016-17 at Laboratory (Aug. 2016)
XPLOR, NEWS

NBA XPLOR Concludes Third Program Year and Prepares for Incoming Residents

Rev. Bonnie Osei-Frimpong   |   June 26, 2017

At the end of the 2016-17 program year, NBA XPLOR continues to strengthen the faith lives and missional presence of our partners and stakeholders.

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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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LEARNING / TRAINING

Webinar: Introduction to Faith-Based/Rooted Organizing

June 29, 2017

In this webinar, we will introduce the basic concepts of faith based/rooted organizing and explore the key shifts to move from serving your community to organizing with your community.

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Dietra Wise Baker

Organizing Specialist, Ferguson Justice Initiative
ADVOCACY, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, HOUSING

Southwest Good Samaritan Ministries teaches the love of Jesus Christ by building a renewed sense of wholeness and dignity, especially among refugees and those who are disenfranchised and displaced.