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Pacific Southwest Region African American Convocation
NEWS, MENTAL HEALTH

NBA Hosts Wellness Seminar with Pacific Southwest Region African American Convocation

NBA   |   June 06, 2019

In March, the Mental Health Initiative team held a wellness seminar in partnership with the Pacific Southwest Region African-American Convocation.

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The Isner family
NEWS, STORIES

Christian Services for Children in Alabama Names Rev. Tabitha Isner as Interim Executive Director

NBA   |   March 18, 2019

The National Benevolent Association celebrates with Christian Services for Children in Alabama (CSCA) as CSCA calls Rev. Tabitha Isner to serve as Interim Executive Director.

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Rev. Héctor Hernández
NEWS

NBA Deepens Mental Health Initiative and Peer Group Work with Rev. Héctor Hernández as Connect Coordinator

NBA   |   January 17, 2019

Effective January 1, 2019, the National Benevolent Association welcomes Rev. Héctor Hernández into the new, full-time role of Connect Coordinator.

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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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Trivia letters with coffee mug
GENERAL ASSEMBLY

NBA at GA: Who Wants to Be the Smartest Disciple?

July 21, 2019

Join us on Sunday, July 21, for a Trivia Night after-session at General Assembly, benefiting the National Benevolent Association! Form a team to compete in trivia consisting of general knowledge, with a special round focused on Disciples and NBA.

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Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick

Director of Connect Ministries
New Communion
HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY

New Communion is a faith-based organization with the goal of enhancing community relationships and diminishing the impacts of hunger and food insecurity.