When humans come together in a meaningful way, magic happens. Communities create trust, seed lifelong friendships, encourage collaborations, spark ideas, unlock resources and give people a sense of home and safety. In a meaningful community we feel that we belong, we are reminded that we are not alone and that we are surrounded by people who care about us. The Community Canvas
The First Space …
Telling the Story …
Note: Rev. Mitchell Boone was asked to share the story with the Council of Bishops at their recent gathering in Dallas.
Other Spaces and Their Stories…
The Grove – Where it all began
Haw Creek Commons – An unusual collaboration
Arts Mission Oak Cliff – No longer a church, and yet . . .
GoodWork – Listen to the words these folks use! Look at this building. Why do we think we need to plant in new spaces? Plant a new thing in an old space!
Bivocational clergy and laity – uniquely gifted to be Community Animators
Social Impact Corporations / Social Entrepreneurism / B Corps
Doing Well by Doing Good
Expression of Radical Hospitality by Flinging the Doors Open
Any church can start NOW. It all starts . . . at The Table.