Juvenile justice webinar, XPLOR videos, mental health blog, and more!

Webinar: Juvenile Justice and Restorative Justice

Join us March 17 at 1:00 p.m. CST to learn more about the school-to-prison pipeline and ways you and your faith community can become part of emerging solutions, including principles of restorative justice. Presenters: Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker and Rev. Dean Bucalos, with Rev. April Johnson moderating. 

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NBA XPLOR Video Spotlight: North Hollywood, CA

Meet North Hollywood NBA XPLOR Residents Elsie, Jack, and Ryan, and learn more about their service with community engagement sites-including All Peoples Community Center, North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry, and AIDS Project LA-and host congregation First Christian Church of North Hollywood. View video >>

NBA Incubate: Reflections from
Social Entrepreneurs of Faith

Read the latest reflections from social entrepreneurs of faith who participated in the NBA Incubate cohort at Hope Partnership's Leadership Academy - including projects from UrbanMission, Pomona, CA; Christ Church: Portland, OR; and Disciples in the Wilderness, Conroe, TX.

Mental Health Guest Blog:
Our Actions and Inactions
Always Have Consequences

Rev. Hector Hernandez, Iglesia Nueva Creacion, Indianapolis, IN: "As people of faith, and as people of privilege, let us never forget the connection between access to affordable mental health services and social justice..the most vulnerable, 'the least of these,' are the ones neglected who suffer."

What's Next for the
Disciples Care Exchange

This past year has been an opportunity to visit with many of our health and social service ministry partners, listen to their joys and challenges, share their work with churches, regions, and the general church, and envision a way forward to further support them through the Disciples Care Exchange. Read more >>

In February 1886, Sarah Matilda Hart Younkin "gathered a group of six concerned pray about the plight of the homeless and helpless." Today, 130 years later, the NBA is still creating communities of compassion and care with Disciples health and social service ministries across the country and the life of the church.

Support NBA today. Thank you!

Events and Deadlines

Webinar: Juvenile Justice and Restorative Justice
Thursday, March 17 - 1pm CST

Learn more and register >>

NBA XPLOR 2016-17 Application Extended Deadline
Friday, February 19

Learn more and apply >>
Get Involved

Get involved with a Disciples health and social service ministry in
your area. Learn more >>

Become part of the Disciples Care Exchange. Learn more >>

Learn about the NBA Incubate Initiative. More info >>
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