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Sharing Hands: A Respite Experience
DISCIPLES HEALTH/SOCIAL SERVICE MINISTRIES, STORIES

SHARE: A Gift of Time

Tom Jones   |   March 29, 2017

Families who care for children with special needs find themselves isolated from resources, friends, family, the community, and other families who care for children with disabilities. Theirs is a very lonely journey.

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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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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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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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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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Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick

Director of Connect Ministries
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ADVOCACY, YOUNG ADULTS

As an emerging social entrepreneurship nonprofit model of ministry, the Oakland Peace Center exists as a physical space and a network of more than 40 Bay Area based nonprofits.