In the last few years, gun violence has increased at an alarming rate and has impacted our communities greatly. For Mental Health Awareness Month 2023, this conversation will focus on the intersection of gun violence, trauma, ways that we can respond to gun violence, and ways to care for our mental health and the mental […]
Serving as the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)’s health and social service general ministry, the National Benevolent Association partners with Disciples-related ministries, regions, and local congregations to create communities of compassion and care. NBA’s Mission & Ministry Grants program utilizes purpose-restricted funds to provide grant funding for projects serving older adults and educating youth and […]
The Young Adults in Social Services Peer Learning & Wellness Group (PLWG) is a two-year hybrid group for young adults involved in social service ministries. Together, the members of this group will create a community of support and development by focusing on identity, vocation and discernment, leadership, and transformation of our communities. The group will […]
Over the last several years, the United States has seen a rise in Christian Nationalism from local governments to members of Congress who have self-identified as Christian Nationalists. The mainline church has held the belief that Christian Nationalism is undemocratic, un-American, and even antithetical to the Gospel. However, the Church has not done a good […]
Through NBA’s Young Adult Leadership Development (YALD) program area, we seek to co-create spaces with and for young adults 18-30 to flourish in life and service. NBA’s YALD grants are specifically designed to support current and future leaders in identifying their leadership qualities, building leadership capacity, and allowing young adults to explore new possibilities in the areas […]
Join the National Benevolent Association for our second annual Giving Week, Monday through Friday, September 4–8, 2023. During this week our goal is to raise funds for the NBA’s health and social service programs. The week will also offer new video content and exciting fresh stories from our program areas.
Vision It is the vision of Reconciliation Ministry to build just communities by breaking down the walls within our church which separate us. We claim a new reality in which […]