NBA XPLOR

NBA XPLOR is a faith-based, 10-month, congregationally hosted residency program designed for 21- to 30-year-olds looking to explore lives of care and service — giving them the opportunity to unleash their own potential, while positively impacting their community.

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2016-17 NBA XPLOR Residents

Click their names below for bios, photos, blogs, and reflections from the NBA XPLOR 2016-17 program year.

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Cody Bailey

From: Pershing Avenue Christian Church; Orlando, FL
XPLOR House: Tucson-Marana, AZ
Community Engagement Site: Las Abuelitas (Primavera Foundation)
Host Congregation: Community Christian Church, Marana

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Tim Campbell

From: Sugarbush Christian Church; Guelph, Ontario, Canada
XPLOR House: North Hollywood, CA
Community Engagement Site: AIDS Project Los Angeles
Host Congregation: First Christian Church, North Hollywood

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Alex Cooper

From: First Christian Church; Cleburne, TX
XPLOR House: St. Louis, MO
Community Engagement Site: Neighborhood Houses
Host Congregation: Union Avenue Christian Church

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Josue De La Trinidad

From: East Whittier Christian Church; Whittier, CA
XPLOR House: Golden Gate, CA
Community Engagement Site: Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity
Host Congregation: First Christian Church, Concord

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Lauren Frato

From: Union Avenue Christian Church; St. Louis, MO; and Brighter Day Christian Church; Mantua, OH
XPLOR House: Tucson-Marana, AZ
Community Engagement Site: Marana Community Food Bank
Host Congregation: Desert Dove Christian Church

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Claude Goree

From: First Christian Church; Selma, CA
XPLOR House: Hiram-Mantua, OH
Community Engagement Site: Hiram Farm
Host Congregation: Brighter Day - Disciples of Christ

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Diamond Green

From: National Avenue Christian Church; Springfield, MO
XPLOR House: Hiram-Mantua, OH
Community Engagement Site: Little Village Early Learning Center
Host Congregation: Hilltop Christian Church

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Caleb Greydanus

From: First Presbyterian Church; Corvallis, OR
XPLOR House: Golden Gate, CA
Community Engagement Site: Oakland Peace Center
Host Congregation: Forest Hill Christian Church

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William Jackson

From: Second Christian Church; New London, MO
XPLOR House: St. Louis, MO
Community Engagement Site: Hylton Point/Centennial Plaza
Host Congregation: Union Avenue Christian Church

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Mitchell McGill

From: Westminster Spiritual Life; Fulton, MO
XPLOR House: Dallas, TX
Community Engagement Site: Northway Christian Church
Host Congregation: Northway Christian Church

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Eliud Peralez

From: Iglesia Cristiana Emmanuel; San Benito, TX
XPLOR House: North Hollywood, CA
Community Engagement Site: All Peoples Community Center
Host Congregation: First Christian Church, North Hollywood

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Hannah Ryder

From: Pershing Avenue Christian Church; Orlando, FL
XPLOR House: North Hollywood, CA
Community Engagement Site: Hope of the Valley
Host Congregation: First Christian Church, North Hollywood

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Matthew Sipos

From: Good Shepherd Christian Church; Chesterland, OH
XPLOR House: Tucson-Marana, AZ
Community Engagement Site: Interfaith Community Services
Host Congregation: Saguaro Christian Church

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Sarah Smith

From: First Christian Church; Bluefield, WV
XPLOR House: Hiram-Mantua, OH
Community Engagement Site: Hiram College
Host Congregation: Hiram Christian Church

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Benton Stull

From: Pratt Presbyterian Church; Pratt, KS
XPLOR House: Hiram-Mantua, OH
Community Engagement Site: Mantua Restoration Society
Host Congregation: Mantua Center Christian Church

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Rachael Wentworth

From: First Presbyterian Church; Kewanee, IL, and Eureka Christian Church; Eureka, IL
XPLOR House: St. Louis, MO
Community Engagement Site: Neighborhood Houses
Host Congregation: Union Avenue Christian Church

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Imani Williams

From: Ray of Hope Christian Church; Decatur, GA
XPLOR House: Dallas, TX
Community Engagement Site: Juliette Fowler Communities
Host Congregation: Community Christian Church, Richardson