My journey with Embrace Richmond: From resident-leader to Executive Director of Ignite Richmond

My journey with Embrace Richmond: From resident-leader to Executive Director of Ignite Richmond

My name is Kevin Starlings. I have been a resident of Richmond for over 30 years and grew up in the Brookland Park area. As a father, business owner, music educator and community organizer, I am devoted to restoring democracy at the grassroots level and energizing...
Great Neighbor Awards! Congrats Ellen!

Great Neighbor Awards! Congrats Ellen!

The Great Neighbor Award Goes to…. Ellen Avila! Written by Pam Hersnir It is winter and it is cold.  A homeless man stands on the side of the road on the south side of Richmond. He has no coat. Ellen, the director of Belmont Methodist Church’s (BMC) clothing...
Mission Shift Training Staunton UMC

Mission Shift Training Staunton UMC

  On May 23rd, Wendy McCaig facilitated the second session of Mission Shift Training with more than 70 individual lay and pastoral leaders.  This training was hosted by the Staunton District of the United Methodist Church and churches came from across the region....