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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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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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MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVE

Mental Health Resource: Online Worship Service for Holy Week

April 17, 2019

Join the NBA’s Mental Health Resource Task Team for a thoughtful and thought provoking online Grief and Loss worship service for Maundy Thursday, facilitated by a collective of voices from across the life of the church.

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Virzola Law

Mission Specialist, NBA XPLOR
ADVOCACY, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, HOUSING

Southwest Good Samaritan Ministries teaches the love of Jesus Christ by building a renewed sense of wholeness and dignity, especially among refugees and those who are disenfranchised and displaced.