Calling all Great Neighbors: $10,000 Great Neighbor Challenge

“What is your name – who are you – and can you find a way to hear the sound of the genuine in yourself?”  Howard Thurman   For the past year, I have been working with various marketing professionals to help us define more clearly the work of Embrace Richmond. The hard...
Embrace Turns 10!

Embrace Turns 10!

  On March 30th, 2015 Embrace Richmond officially turned 10 years old. Our Board Chair, Don Reich, gave us an early birthday gift – the funds to invest in a branding campaign. It took us nearly eight months, but we are thrilled with the outcome.  I thought...
Mission Shift Training Update

Mission Shift Training Update

    Embrace Richmond’s core belief is that great neighbors make neighborhoods great. We also believe faith communities can play a critical role in growing great neighbors. This belief in the unique gifts and capacity of the faith community is why when we launched our...
Our Latest Cohort

Our Latest Cohort

There’s pizza on the first night. It’s good pizza, too. I should have made my name tag before I got a piece; my poor planning left a grease stain on the stark white sticker as I scrawled my name in sharpie. This is our first Tuesday together. Five churches...
Fellows House

Fellows House

When I stepped onto the porch, my suspicions were confirmed: the house definitely had character. Further inspection only made me more confident. 2209 is a special place. There is a heart here- or at least there was once. My job is to get it beating again. I’m...