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Becca Moravec, LPC, LMFT
MENTAL HEALTH, CORONAVIRUS, RESILIENCE AND CARE

Healing in the Time of COVID-19: How to Feel Your Way Through

July 21, 2020

"Our feelings are not there to be cast out or conquered. They're there to be engaged and expressed with imagination and intelligence." — T.K. Coleman

Therapist Becca Moravec teaches us how.

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STORIES, CORONAVIRUS, RESILIENCE AND CARE

Videos from Grantees Show the Nationwide Impact of the COVID-19 NBA Response Grants

July 14, 2020

Grant recipients from Cycle One have shared with us in stories, videos, and photos the impact these grants have made of their ministries. Here are four organizations that received funding from the NBA in Cycle One.

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RESILIENCE AND CARE, CORONAVIRUS, STORIES

Helping Homeless Families Through a Pandemic: How Family Promise Adjusted Their Program’s Congregational Model Due to COVID-19

July 10, 2020

Although the COVID-19 crisis forced Family Promise to drastically change its Emergency Shelter program, they were able to with the help of a COVID-19 NBA Response Grant. Read about how they're adapting to these times.

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Art work done in quarantine by Marissa Bucklew, XPLORmore Resident
RESILIENCE AND CARE, CORONAVIRUS, XPLOR

Artistic Expression as a Form of Resilience

July 02, 2020

As part of the XPLOR response to the novel Coronavirus, we asked the residents if they would be willing to express themselves creatively as a way to navigate their feelings as in adapting to life under social distancing before their Residency ended in May.

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Jennifer Williams, 2019-20 XPLOR Resident at Hiram Farm
STORIES, XPLOR, CORONAVIRUS, RESILIENCE AND CARE

How Hiram Christian Church Faithfully Used the COVID-19 NBA Response Grant

June 30, 2020

When news of the COVID-19 pandemic began to emerge, a small group of concerned members of Hiram Christian Church (HCC) gathered to prayerfully discern how the church could offer care to the community through this time. This is what came of those meetings.

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SPECIAL EVENT

Voting Rights and U.S. Elections: Are You Ready?

August 26, 2020

Join the National Benevolent Association for a webinar to engage with leaders who are tackling voting rights issues and learn how your communities can take action.

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L. Christine Koetting

Associate Vice President of Accounting
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COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE, WOMEN AND CHILDREN, OLDER ADULTS

Garden of Eden is a faith-based health education program focused on women, infants, and children, as well as a senior and therapeutic health center.