NBA Welcomes Larry J. Morris III as Incubate Program Associate

September 12, 2016 – The National Benevolent Association (NBA) of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) calls a new staff member, Larry J. Morris III.

Larry J. Morris III serves as Incubate Program Associate, beginning September 6, 2016. Concurrently in seminary, he is pursuing his Master of Divinity and Master of Theology at Claremont School of Theology. Morris brings experience in leadership development, community organizing, capacity building, and social justice work, most recently with Public Allies of Silicon Valley/San Francisco and the San Diego Organizing Project.

As the Incubate Program Associate, Morris will work part-time, approximately 20 hours per week as deployed staff in Claremont, CA, to support the NBA Incubate Initiative. In this role, he will help broaden the reach of the NBA Incubate Initiative across the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), build the network of professionals and resources to support the Incubate affiliate ministries, and share the ministry of the Incubate Initiative and its affiliates across the life of the Church and beyond.

“Larry’s skills and experience in empowering and equipping others to positively impact communities is a profound asset to our Incubate team,” says Rev. Ayanna Johnson Watkins, Director of the NBA Incubate Initiative. “We look forward to how much more NBA will be able to support rising social entrepreneurs of faith with him on board.”

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About the National Benevolent Association
The National Benevolent Association (NBA) serves as the health and social service general ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). The NBA partners with local congregations, regional and general ministries, and a variety of Disciples-related health and social service providers. The NBA initiates, incubates, and connects partner ministries and organizations that provide direct care to those in need. 

About the NBA Incubate Initiative
The NBA incubates new ministries, empowering Disciples-led health and social service projects to focus on their growth, strengthen their impact, and work toward sustainability. The NBA Incubate Initiative supports social entrepreneurs of faith who are serving their communities in a variety of innovative ways. Learn more >>