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Opening Reception, “Making Amends,” Claremont Forum Bookstore & Gallery
INCUBATE, STORIES

An Active Summer for InsideOut Art

Rev. Al Lopez   |   August 10, 2018

UrbanMission Community Partners’ InsideOut Art program, part of UMCP’s Restorative Justice Initiatives, has had an active summer of art exhibits and sacred conversations around incarceration, creativity, and healing.

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NBA Marketing and Development Peer Group Closing Celebration, May 2018
DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, STORIES

Ministry of Presence as a Peer Group Convener

Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick   |   August 10, 2018

Ministry can be lonely sometimes. As a peer group convener, my greatest joy is bringing people together so they know they are not alone, sharing in their joys and challenges, and watching new relationships form that reflect the very presence of God among us.

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The theme for Ecumenical Advocacy Days 2018 was Responding to Migrants, Refugees and Displaced People
XPLOR, STORIES

Yearning to Feel Protected

Ingrid Cedeno   |   June 20, 2018

NBA XPLOR Resident Ingrid Cedeno shares what it was like to advocate for policy changes that will address the issues faced by displaced communities.

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NBA XPLOR Residents Mary Taylor and Ian Pollard on their way to Capitol Hill for "Lobby Day," where they would speak with their respective state and district Representatives and Senators
XPLOR, STORIES

Becoming a Voice for Social Justice

Mary Taylor   |   June 13, 2018

NBA XPLOR Resident Mary Taylor shares what her first experience in advocacy was like, and how it’s galvanized her to stand up for the voiceless.

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Ecumenical Advocacy Days brings together faith advocates to mobilize for action and to make a public witness on Capitol Hill.
XPLOR, STORIES

Privilege

Savanna Phillips   |   June 06, 2018

In her reflection on Ecumenical Advocacy Days, 2017-18 NBA XPLOR Resident Savanna Phillips shares how incomprehensible and dangerous privilege can be.

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LEARNING / TRAINING

2018 Webinar Calendar

August 23, 2018

Take a look at the webinars the National Benevolent Association will be presenting throughout 2018. Check back for additional information and registration details as we make updates throughout the year!

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Ben Bohren

Mission Specialist, NBA XPLOR
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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

For 40 years, Serra Center has been committed to providing compassionate care for individuals with developmental disabilities.