This month: racial justice in St. Louis, NBA XPLOR, and more.

St. Louis-Area Disciples Summit on Racial Justice

September 19, 9am-3pm
In cooperation with other Disciples, the NBA has supported local efforts for justice and racial reconciliation following the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in August 2014. This gathering invites Disciples to forge a unique mission imperative for racial justice in the St. Louis area. 
Learn More and Register

2015-16 NBA XPLOR:
The Journey Begins!

welcomed the 2015-16 Residents and Spiritual Companions to St. Louis for a week-long orientation before everyone traveled across the country to seven host communities in August. Follow this year's NBA XPLOR journey on Facebook, Twitter, and our online Stories and News!

A Call to End
Solitary Confinement

The use of solitary confinement as a tool to alienate, punish, and discriminate continues across the country. The effects are being exposed as detrimental and damaging to the mental health of those so confined. Our Church has voted to study this matter and to explore ways to exact change. Read more >>

NBA Incubate Spotlight:
Reach Beyond Mission

Reach Beyond Mission is a fully planned mission/poverty education experience, where youth join youth from other churches across the country to explore issues of culture, gender, and poverty in an urban setting. Mission weeks in 2016 will focus on poverty advocacy, food justice, affordable housing, and racism and poverty. Learn more >>

Support the Ministries
of the NBA!

Your gift directly supports the NBA's efforts to create communities of compassion and care--such as incubating emerging health and social service ministries, initiating new programs like NBA XPLOR, and connecting ministries and individuals through networks like the Disciples Care Exchange and Affinity Groups. Ways to give >>

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stories and news. And we'd love to hear from you! 
Upcoming Events

St. Louis-Area Disciples
Summit on Racial Justice

Sept. 19 * St. Louis, MO
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Social Entrepreneur Track

Leadership Academy
Sept. 21-25 * Indianapolis, IN  
Learn more >>
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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