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STORIES, ANTI-RACISM/PRO-RECONCILIATION, INCUBATE

Hummingbirds in a Dry Land

Rev. Helms Jarrell   |   February 25, 2020

In September, we hosted an Anti Racism/Pro-Reconciliation training for 45 individuals. QC Family Tree Founder, Rev. Helms Jarrell shares what attending this training meant to her.

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STORIES, INCUBATE

Journey to Wholeness: Escaping Domestic Violence

January 21, 2020

When Felecia an expecting mother and survivor of domestic abuse was facing homelessness, Incubate partner HER Faith Ministries stepped in to help create a path forward.

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UrbanMission Community Partners SOPO cohort learning farming practices.
STORIES, INCUBATE

Driving Wedges, Creating Sacred Spaces and Planting Seeds of Possibility

January 07, 2020

Rev. Stephen Yorba Patten of UrbanMission Community Partners shares how the organization is getting involved with the Pomona community to create a just community of compassion and care.

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STORIES, INCUBATE

Finding My Next Steps at SENT 2019

NBA   |   December 17, 2019

2019 SENT Seminar participant Foster Frimpong shares how the after school program he's starting has shifted in a great way since attending SENT.

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STORIES, INCUBATE

SENT Seminar and The Emerging Church

December 10, 2019

Katie Sexton arrived at the 2019 SENT Seminar feeling hopeless, but she left feeling hopeful. Read about the journey she's had since then:

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PRISON & JAIL MINISTRIES

The Prison Abolition Movement: Eliminating the Prison Industrial Complex

July 16, 2020

The Prison Abolition Movement has many facets worth exploring. Dr. Jason Williams, Assistant Professor, Justice Studies at Montclair State University will lead this important webinar and discussion as the church explores alternatives to our broken corrections system.

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Monica Wedlock Kilpatrick

Associate Vice President of Organizational Development
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COMMUNITY BUILDING, COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE, HOMELESSNESS, PRISON AND JAIL MINISTRY, RE-ENTRY , HUNGER / FOOD SECURITY, CHILDREN / YOUTH / FAMILY

UMCP is a community-focused nonprofit organization that seeks community wholeness, resilience, and sustainability by working with families and individuals at risk from poverty, hunger, homelessness, incarceration, and/or inadequate education and healthcare.