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Stewart Detention Center, in the town of Lumpkin, Georgia
STORIES, PRISON AND JAIL, INCUBATE

Being with Jonathan

Rev. Nora Jacob   |   November 21, 2017

"What is the value of disconnection and isolation? Who benefits?" Rev. Nora Jacob gets a glimpse into life at a federal detention center on a visit with the NBA Prison and Jail Ministries Peer Group.

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National Religious Campaign Against Torture’s virtual reality display
PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

My First General Assembly

Ria M. Riesner   |   October 16, 2017

NBA Prison and Jail Ministries Guest Blogger Ria M. Riesner shares her reflections after attending the 2017 General Assembly with the National Religious Campaign Against Torture.

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Rev. Héctor J. Hernández at the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta.
PRISON AND JAIL, DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, STORIES

Gospel of Community

Rev. Héctor J. Hernández   |   March 02, 2017

The more I walk and experience what I call a Gospel of community, the more I have faced and struggled with principalities and powers of this world that devour and destroy the most vulnerable around us.

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PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

Upstream, Downstream

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   December 05, 2016

It is the ongoing, ever-present, sometimes exhausting work that seeks both to save and rescue those being hurt and harmed and to dismantle the systems that are causing such pain and brokenness.

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INCUBATE, PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

Social Entrepreneurs of Faith: Championing the Cause

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   November 01, 2016

Social entrepreneurs adopt a mission to create and sustain social value. I have come across some amazing ideas that incredibly innovative people have launched into reality.

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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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Angela Whitenhill

Mental Health Initiative Manager
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, OLDER ADULTS, COMMUNITY BUILDING

All Peoples Community Center provides social services and programs that empower individuals and promote community respect and self determination for all.