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NBA XPLOR 2017-18 Application Deadlines

Cornerstone Deadline: January 17
Extended Deadline: February 15

Young adults ages 21-30 explore the intersections of the life of faith and the work of justice. There's one month left to apply for the 2017-18 Residency. Learn more through our videos, blogs, and additional info!

Learn more and apply!

NBA Incubate Resource Bank for Social Entrepreneurs

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Find articles, blogs, videos, and comments from peers intended to help equip you for service through nonprofits and social enterprises. Recent resources include:
Creating Your Board
Analyzing Giving Patterns
Webinar: Facebook for Social Enterprise
Choosing a Financial Reporting Tool

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Resident Reflections

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Hear from NBA XPLOR Residents reflecting on their experiences in the program so far:

Imani - XPLORing Me!
Kaeli - Day in the Life (VIDEO)
Matt - But It's a Dry Heat...
Sarah - Blooming Where Planted
Tim - Displaced from Comfort

Save the Date: 2017 Webinars Prison & Jail, Mental Health

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Stay tuned for upcoming webinars offered by the Prison & Jail and Mental Health & Congregational Care Affinity Groups, with topics including:
-Mental Health as a Justice Issue
-Ministry to Families of the Incarcerated
-Safe Boundaries re: Severe Mental Illness
-Immigration, Detention, Deportation
-Suicide Prevention
-Being an Immigrant-Welcoming Church

This Week
in NBA History...

NBA's six women founders
On January 10, 1887, a small group of Disciples women elected officers and formed The Benevolent Association of the Christian Church. Continue to celebrate with us in 2017 as we commemorate 130 years of health and social service ministry! 
Highlights from Disciples Health and Social Service Ministries across the Church!
Oakland Peace Center celebrates its 5th anniversary on MLK Day with a screening of the Injustice Anywhere documentary and more.
(Oakland, CA)

QC Family Tree and others form the "Joyful Resistance," 
committed to "embodying radical discipleship through engagement in communal practices and experiences" and "resisting the empire and holding on to the joy and good news of Jesus." (Charlotte, NC)

Hiram Farm is looking for energetic and hard-working individuals to expand their team of dedicated care providers serving adults with developmental disabilities. (Hiram, OH)

Kansas Christian Home shares its January newsletter with photos and information about its senior living community. (Newton, KS)

All Peoples Community Center shares photo highlights from its annual Christmas party, celebrating the holidays with local children, families, staff, and volunteers. (Los Angeles, CA)
Upcoming Events

2017 General Assembly
July 8-12, 2017 * Indianapolis, IN

Registration is now open! 

Get Involved

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

Learn about the NBA Incubate Initiative. More info >>

View the directory of Disciples health/social service ministries. 
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