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INCUBATE, STORIES

Hallowed Placemaking: Part 2

Rev. Helms Jarrell   |   June 05, 2018

In part 2 of the Hallowed Placemaking series, Rev. Helms explores issues of displacement, development, and a place-based practice of resurrection.

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INCUBATE, STORIES

Hallowed Placemaking

Rev. Helms Jarrell   |   April 17, 2018

The Christian practice of making sacred space isn’t a new concept, but perhaps we can approach it with fresh perspective.

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“Rhaji, the Servant.” Saints Art Project, by Rev. Helms Jarrell.
INCUBATE, STORIES

Does He Work?

Rev. Helms Jarrell   |   June 07, 2016

The real-life stories of our QC Family Tree neighbors help the listener to connect more deeply with the community that exists in our neighborhood. The true-to-life stories of acceptance and family-like care rattle loose the myths from media and urban legend they have come to hold true.

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INCUBATE, STORIES

Finding Our People

Rev. Helms Jarrell   |   April 25, 2016

Greg and I at QC Family Tree have been doing the work of community building for 10 years, rooted in Enderly Park, a West Charlotte neighborhood that bears the wounds of racial oppression and economic injustice. Over the years, we’ve witnessed a particular story repeat itself over and over.

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INCUBATE, STORIES

There Is Another Way

Rev. Helms Jarrell, Rev. Greg Jarrell   |   August 03, 2015

People ask me why I’m here: “You had the luxury of choosing where to live and what to do. At any time, you could choose to leave. You don’t have to stay there if you don’t want to.” You’re right. When I moved here, I did have a choice. But now that I’m here, I don’t want out.

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LEARNING / TRAINING

2018 Webinar Calendar

August 23, 2018

Take a look at the webinars the National Benevolent Association will be presenting throughout 2018. Check back for additional information and registration details as we make updates throughout the year!

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Bonnie Osei-Frimpong

Director of NBA XPLOR
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CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY, HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, ADVOCACY

Tulsa’s Table works to empower at-risk youth with agricultural and culinary skills through food production gardens and a pay-what-you-can community café.