National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church Disciples of Christ

Called To Care eNewsletter
June 2021 Edition

Fennell; Gilmore; Norton; Rasmus; Sampson; Spencer — Speakers at the 2021 SENT Seminar

The NBA Social Entrepreneurship team invites Social Entrepreneurs and Disciples who want to learn more about the world of social enterprise to our virtual SENT Seminar. Participants will experience online education on the importance of impactful work in our communities, as well as lessons on how to plant and grow new faith-rooted social enterprises. You do not need to be currently involved with a social service ministry to attend — if you are curious about social entrepreneurship we encourage you to join us. SENT Seminar will be held Thurs.–Sat., Sept. 16–18 in our virtual classroom.

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On the NBA website, you'll find resources, tools, and stories about the important work of Disciples health and social service ministries. Here are a few features you can find on our site: 

Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick

NBA Celebrates Rev. Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick’s New Leadership Role

Monica has been promoted to Vice President of Organizational and Leadership Development, a new position she assumed at the end of 2020. >> Read More

Reflections Following the White Co-Conspirator Summit

By Rev. Dr. Jacque Foster

As members of the NBA Board of Trustees, we were encouraged to participate in the White Co-Conspirators Summit. As one who has participated in many anti-racism trainings over the years, the idea of the Summit was compelling for me.  >> Read More

NBA Virtual Board Meeting Encompasses Commitment, Successes, and Celebrations

The NBA Board of Trustees met virtually June 11–12, 2021. During the meeting, the Board of Trustees received updates on the operations and programs of NBA. >> Read More

Social Entrepreneurship: The Good News of Reimagining the Work of the Church

By Rev. Ashley Mayham

One of the things I love about the life and ministry of Jesus was how practical his service was. I love that the ’good news’ was always synonymous with tangible expressions of care.  >> Read More

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