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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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NBA Mental Health Initiative vision areas
MENTAL HEALTH, NEWS, STORIES

NBA Mental Health Initiative Supports Clergy Care

NBA   |   March 29, 2018

The NBA Mental Health Initiative has five core vision areas of its work, with clergy care at the heart of what we do. We know we cannot truly develop the other four areas without healthy, supported clergy throughout the life of the church.

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Staff and participants at the "Care for the Journey" retreat
NEWS, STORIES, MENTAL HEALTH

Ministries Partner to Support Disciples Clergy and Families Post-Harvey

NBA   |   January 12, 2018

In January, Week of Compassion, National Benevolent Association, and the Pension Fund partnered together to host a spiritual wellness retreat for 21 clergy and their families who were impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

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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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Kasi Zieminski

Director of Marketing
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY

In faithful witness to our Disciples of Christ heritage, KAM functions as ecumenical ministry working with local congregations and not-for-profit organizations regardless of their denominational affiliation.