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The Marshall Project: We Are Witnesses
PRISON AND JAIL, STORIES

The Marshall Project: “We Are Witnesses”

Rev. Dean Bucalos   |   September 06, 2018

I invite you to watch a powerful new film series, created and produced by The Marshall Project. “We Are Witnesses” gives voice to those whose lives are enmeshed in the criminal justice system and provides a rare 360-degree portrait of crime and punishment in America today.

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The 2018-19 NBA Advocacy and Activism Peer Group
ADVOCACY AND ACTIVISM, NEWS, STORIES, DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES

NBA Advocacy and Activism Peer Group Launches, Remembers Michael Brown in St. Louis

Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick   |   August 15, 2018

As we continue to connect and resource Disciples health and social service ministries, we have called together eight Disciples activists into our newest Peer Learning and Wellness Group for Advocacy and Activism.

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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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Sarah Serrano, LCSW
MENTAL HEALTH, STORIES

HABLANDOLE A NUESTROS HIJOS ACERCA DE TIROTEOS EN LAS ESCUELAS / Talking to our Children about School Shootings

Sarah Serrano   |   May 18, 2018

School safety is once more at the forefront of the nation’s mind. But what do parents’ conversations with their children about this topic look like?

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Rev. Dani Loving Cartwright and Rev. Terri Hard Owens on the road
NBA+OGMP ON THE ROAD, DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, STORIES

Reflections from the Road: From the Driver’s Seat

Rev. Dani Loving Cartwright   |   May 07, 2018

One of the privileges of being the driver is that you get to look both in the rearview mirror and into the windshield at the same time.

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Succession Planning
LEARNING / TRAINING

Webinar: Succession Planning and Executive Transitions 101

November 29, 2018

This webinar will discuss the purpose and process for developing a succession plan for health and social service non-profits and tips for a successful executive transition from the search process to onboarding.

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Kasi Zieminski

Director of Marketing
Patchwork Central
COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE, MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS, CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, ENVIRONMENT, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY

Patchwork Central is a neighborhood outreach organization. Its health ministry offers a holistic approach to health and wellness for the community.