Meet Dreamer Denise Williams-Lenard

Denise Williams-Lenard was introduced to Embrace through the Family Team leader, Patrice Shelton. As a new resident, Denise was given a welcome bucket by the care team and was invited to join the family team to “explore and go on mission with them” building stronger...

Dream Releasers Unite: Introducing "Dream Circles"

Wayne Cordeiro’s book, Doing Church as a Team, is one of my all time favorite books on church leadership. Wayne shares this story; Wayne grew up on an army base in Japan.  One day his family went for a ride outside the base.  When they stopped for lunch an old man at...

Stories From The Street: Overcoming Fear

One of our AmeriCorps members recently wrote: As an AmeriCorps member serving on the Southside of Richmond in the Hillside Court community I am constantly amazed by the capacity of the resident volunteers.  Every week those that I serve in Hillside Court teach me...