We love collaborating with others who have a similar heart for pursuing justice and offering mercy as followers of Jesus. We are honored to partner with these individuals and organizations in the work they are doing in North Denver and abroad.
This ministry is a collaboration of different faith communities and organizations in North Denver on behalf of single moms and their children. SMU hosts monthly meetings that include programming, food, and childcare offered by different churches and organizations, as well as special events throughout the year. This group is open to single moms who are looking for support and community during this season of life. You can learn more at Single Moms Unite.
Hubbed out of the Refuge, Rev. Debra Meyer is an ordained minister dedicated to bringing the faith communities of Broomfield together on behalf of community change. Various churches and organizations support her work, and are working together on issues of affordable housing, emergency management, and client services. She also nurtures local collaboration by leading regular Broomfield clergy meetings and encouraging partnerships. You can email Deb here.
Ingrid Schneider, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation - We are grateful to partner with Ingrid Schneider, who offers friendship and support to Lakota friends at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. She also offers learning trips and education for individuals and groups desiring to learn about the realities of the Native Americans and how we can participate in healing and change. You can learn more about Ingrid's heart at ingridmardell.com.
Suzann Mollner, Beirut and Beyond - Beirut and Beyond is dedicated to relationships, relief, and reconciliation on behalf of Palestinian communities throughout the Middle East. She spends part of her time in the Middle East building relationships and coming alongside other organizations on the ground there. Domestically, she offers Palestinian Learning Parties, film and discussion nights, book clubs, and other educational support for groups and individuals interested in learning about the Israel-Palestine conflict up close and personal. Learn more at www.beirutandbeyond.org.
Phyllis Mathis School of Life - One Saturday morning a month, therapist and life coach Phyllis Mathis, M.A., LPC, offers a workshop at The Refuge for men and women desiring to learn healthy relationship skills and grow interpersonally. A long-time friend of The Refuge, we also love partnering with her on other special events and healing workshops that help people transform. You can learn more about School of Life here.
Kevin and Linsey Potter, UK Community Catalysts - Part of the original planting team of The Refuge, Kevin and Linsey Potter have decades of experience in global and local missions and community development in a wide variety of contexts. After spending over 10 years in Colorado and California, they are now back in their home country to begin nurturing community collaborations in the UK. To learn more about the Potters, check out their website.
Jennifer Herrick facilitates art workshops and classes at The Refuge called Art Lab. These creative experiences are centered around healing, growth, and expression in an encouraging group setting. Jennifer loves helping people explore the creative process and discover their creative heart. Check out upcoming events and learn more about Art Lab here.